A Century of Banned Marriages

A black man and white woman living together in...
Denver City Hall 1894

Denver’s 1894 Job Scare: Why the governor aimed cannons at City Hall

In Denver in 1894, police and fire department board members barricaded themselves in City Hall. Then-Gov. Davis Waite ordered the Colorado Army National Guard to aim full-size, military-grade cannons at the building in hopes of driving the protestors out.

Kansas v. Colorado

On Feb. 24 and 28 in 1902, Colorado and...

Dearfield’s Determined Founder

Colorado was a rough and tumble place in the...

Colorado’s History of Immigration

When the Colorado legislature gathered for the 1870 session,...

The Explosive Finale of an Idaho Springs Miner Strike: A brief look at the...

The Western Federation of Miners ignited a wave of union strikes across the state between 1896 and the early 1900s - but the strike at the Sun and Moon mine was perhaps the most deadly.
U.S. Supreme Court building

The Passing and Repeal of Colorado Amendment 2

Romer v. Evans set a precedent for the protection of LGBT rights and even led to the overruling of Bowers v. Hardwick.