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Tax Levies, 1872-1970

 Series
Identifier: Series-189
Scope and Contents Mill levy documentation for the various taxing districts in Jefferson County. The Assessor establishes the value of all property for tax purposes and taxing authorities use the assessed value to determine their mill levies. A mill levy is the number of dollars collectible for each $1,000 of assessed valuation. A mill is 1/10 of one cent, or $1 of revenue for each $1,000 of assessed valuation. State taxes were levied by the State Board of Equalization. County taxes are set by the Board of...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1872-1970

Terrain Database - Air Photo Analysis: Martin Marietta ALV Test Site, 1985-1986

 Collection
Identifier: Series-169
Abstract Report created by the U.S. Army Engineer Topographic Laboratories in support of their task producing a high-resolution, high-accuracy, experimental digital terrain data base to be used with an inertial navigation system for an Autonomous Land Vehicle (ALV). The report provides a pictorial and descriptive introduction to the terrain characteristics of the ALV test site at the Martin Marietta (Lockheed Martin’s predecessor) facility in Jefferson County, Colorado. Jefferson County’s Mapping...
Dates: 1985-1986

Territorial Legislative Bills, 1868

 Item — Small Collection Box: 5, Envelope: 10
Identifier: Series-226
Scope and Contents Two legislative bills enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory. A Bill for an act entitled "An act to encourage the destruction of wolves" allowed for payment of a premium of one dollar for every wolf killed. A Bill for "An act to provide for the collection of the Territorial Revenue in certain counties and for other purposes" allowed for the appointment of an assessor and collector to assess and collect revenue in those counties who had failed to contribute...
Dates: Publication: 1868

The Equine Impact: The Economic Power of the Horse Community, by Polly Hearn and Peggy Hunnicutt, 1991

 Item — Small Collection Box: 5, Envelope: 9
Identifier: Series-224
Abstract From the report: In 1991, the Jefferson County Horsemen's Association determined that there was a need for its members to have access to information which, even if less than encompassing, would provide some guidelines to businesses and regional planners when addressing issues tied to equestrian interests. Consequently, the information contained in this survey serves a two-fold purpose. First, because equestrian interests vary so widely, it attempts to define the activities horse owners have...
Dates: Publication: 1991

The Mischievous Nigger, 1898

 Item — Small Collection Box: 5, Envelope: 3
Identifier: Series-213-B
Scope and Contents Please note: While we are aware that the creator's use of the word in the title is offensive by today's standards, the Archives does not censor language used in previous eras. Please keep its historical context in mind.Victorian-era drawing room play, also called an exhibition and parlor drama. Drawing room plays were developed during the Victorian period in the U.K. and were designed for entertaining guests in the drawing room of one's home. They include instructions for simple...
Dates: Publication: 1898

The Plantation: Geophysical Characterization of a Possible Homestead, 2001

 Item — Small Collection Box: 5, Envelope: 1
Identifier: Series-210
Abstract From the introduction (edited): Jefferson County Open Space recently purchased land at the edge of Gilpin County, a small section of which holds evidence that the area may have been the site of an old homestead. The site contains several structures that are visible above ground. The most prominent structure appears to be an old fireplace. On the west side of the fireplace is a small enclosed structure made entirely of rock slabs. About 20 meters away, on the other side of the fireplace is a...
Dates: 2001

Thomas Sullard Manuscript: Public Education in Lakewood, Colorado at Wadsworth Blvd. & 10th Ave., 2012

 Item — Small Collection Box: 2, Envelope: 4
Identifier: Series-170
Abstract

Unpublished manuscript about the history of public school buildings in Lakewood, Colorado with emphasis on those located at 10th Ave. and Wadsworth Blvd.

Dates: 2012 May

Tiny Town Home Movie, circa 1931

 Item — Small Collection Box: 3, Envelope: 5
Identifier: Series-197
Scope and Contents Home movie film of the James W. Bancker family from Summit, New Jersey, visiting Tiny Town, Colorado, and surrounding area about 1931. The film shows scenes of cars driving on a dirt canyon road along a rushing creek (possibly Turkey Creek Canyon), then the family at Tiny Town, then looking out from Lookout Mountain. Using census records and an obituary, we were able to piece together who the family is. Presumably the man (father) was James William Banker, born in London in 1874,...
Dates: circa 1931

Town of Edgewater Trustee Oaths of Office, 1938

 Series — Small Collection Box: 6, Envelope: 1
Identifier: Series-228
Scope and Contents

Oaths of office for trustees of the town of Edgewater, Jefferson County, Colorado, all sworn April 11, 1938 and filed with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder. Trustees named: Perry Calkins, Chris Danklefsen, Harry Gelvin, Jacob Harwardt, Albert Pittman and Avery Snethen.

Dates: Event: 1938 April 11

Treasurer's Bond Registers, 1872-1968

 Series
Identifier: Series-115
Scope and Contents

Lists of financing bonds issued by school districts and registered with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder. The listings give issue date, maturity date, amount of issue, denomination, interest rate, coupon amount, coupons payable date, purpose of issue, bond serial number and date canceled. Bond Register Book 1 (1924-1955) also includes courthouse building bonds and voting machine bonds.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1872-1968

Vasquez Township School District (No. 2) Secretary's Book, 1867-1880

 Item — Small Collection Box: 3, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-180
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the Board of School District No. 2, Vasquez Township, Jefferson County. Vasquez Township was one of ten created by the Board of County Commissioners in 1863. Each township constituted an election precinct. The area from W. 72nd south to Colfax and Sheridan west to Indiana was Vasquez township. The first official recording of school business was May 6, 1867 at a meeting of the electors of school district number two, held at the house of Oliver Graves. Simon Cort,...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1867-1880

William J. Howlett Manuscript: Recollections of my Life and Reflections on Times and Events During it, 1933

 Item — Small Collection Box: 2, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-172
Scope and Contents Unpublished manuscript about the life of William J. Howlett, a priest and writer. He describes his childhood in New York and Michigan, recounts his family's wagon journey to Denver along the Platte River in 1865, and his student days in the Seminary. Returning to Colorado, he embarked on mission and parish work under Bishop Joseph Machebeuf, whose biography he later published. This work provides glimpses of the growth of the Colorado Church in the last quarter of the 19th century. Note:...
Dates: 1933

Willits Farm Map, 1899 (Photocopy)

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series-118
Scope and Contents Cadastral map showing land ownership around the Denver Metropolitan area. The map encompasses an area from east to west of 30 miles, and 32 miles from north to south, centered on the city of Denver. It includes the western 18 miles of Arapahoe County, Townships 1 to 5 South, Ranges 66 to 68 West; and the northern 24 miles of Jefferson County, as far west as Golden, including Townships 2 to 5 South, Range 69 and most of 70 West. The southeastern corner of Boulder County is included, and very...
Dates: Publication: 1899

Willits Map of Golden, 1878

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series-148
Scope and Contents

Map of Golden compiled from official records by W.C. Willits in 1878. "Original Town" and additions are shown. Churches, schools, businesses and some residences are indicated on face of map as well as street names, blocks and lots, railroads and ditches. Ownership of some land bordering town also shown. Advertisements of local business and professional people are shown on sides and top of map.

Dates: Publication: 1878

Woody Woodpecker "Solid Ivory" Cartoon, 1947

 Item — Small Collection Box: 1, Envelope: 6
Identifier: Series-200
Scope and Contents 8mm silent, black and white animated film, #494 "Solid Ivory" Woody Woodpecker cartoon (Walter Lantz) by Castle Films. Plot summary: Woody is shooting pool at a farm house when one of his pool balls rolls into a nearby henhouse. He takes the ball back but must battle with the hen who thinks the woodpecker is taking one of her eggs. Woody makes several attempts to get the ball back from the protective poultry finally disguising himself as a macho continental rooster whom the hen...
Dates: 1947

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