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COTRG0401001Aerial view inside home after its roof was torn offimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Black and white image depicting an aerial view of a Thornton home after a Tornado struck the city in the summer of 1981. The roof has been torn off, and the interior of the home is visible with debris scattered throughout.
COTRG0401002Aerial view of a residential block after 1981 tornadoimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Color image depicting five houses on a residential block and several cars parked along the street. One of the homes is badly damaged from the 1981 tornado; the roof is missing and debris is spread across several lawns.
COTRG0401006Aerial view of two homes damaged by the 1981 tornadoimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Color image depicting an aerial view of two homes with severe roof damage and debris scattered across their back lawns. Several cars are parked on the street and in the lawns in front of the homes.
COTRG0401003Aerial view of two residential streets after 1981 tornadoimageTornado damage
Type:image
Subject:Tornado damage
Description:Color image depicting six homes on either side of a residential street in Thornton after the 1981 tornado. Debris can be seen in several lawns, and the roof of one house is badly damaged.
COTRG0203002Al Williams and James Keller at City HallimageMunicipal officials and employees--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Type:image
Subject:Municipal officials and employees--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Description:Color photo depicting two city officials, Al Williams and James Keller, dressed in business attire and reviewing documents on Williams' desk in his office. Williams sits at the desk with a pen in his right hand while Keller stands to his left, also behind the desk, as they look down at the desktop. [show more]
Announcing the Ken Freiberg Fire Museum at the Carl Nelson Fire StationAnnouncing the Ken Freiberg Fire Museum at the Carl Nelson Fire StationImageFire stations--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Type:Image
Subject:Fire stations--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Description:Announcement poster for the Ken Freiberg Fire Museum at the Carl Nelson Fire Station on Dorothy Boulevard
COTRG0203003City Mortgage Manager, Bob Siegel, with administrative workersimageMunicipal officials and employees--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Type:image
Subject:Municipal officials and employees--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Description:Black and white photo depicting Bob Siegel, a previous City Mortgage Manager, siting at a small square table with two female administrators as they all work. Siegel is wearing a black suit and holding a document while the two administrators are dressed in business attire and appear to be taking notes. [show more]
COTRG0304001City of Thornton Municipal Complex groundbreaking ceremonyimageConstruction projects; Cities and towns--Growth; Carpenter, Margaret W.
Type:image
Subject:Construction projects; Cities and towns--Growth; Carpenter, Margaret W.
Description:Color photo depicting a large, stand alone sign in the middle of a large plot formerly known as 9-Mile Hill. The sign is a dark color with white writing and announces the construction of the municipal complex. Former Thornton mayor Margaret Carpenter stands in front of the sign holding a silver shovel with a blue ribbon tied to it. [show more]
COTRG0304003Community Park groundbreaking imageConstruction projects; Public spaces; Cities and towns--Growth
Type:image
Subject:Construction projects; Public spaces; Cities and towns--Growth
Description:Black and white photo depicting seven people, including Margaret Carpenter and several council members, standing in an open field and holding shovels as if to be digging in the loose soil while smiling at the camera.
COTRG0501016Community photos of city employees and new residents planning residential development imageCommunity--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Type:image
Subject:Community--United States--Colorado--Thornton
Description:Two black and white photos of city employees, F&H Construction representatives, and new residents preparing for new homes to be built in the area that would become Thornton.