A group of children from the Training School pose in costumes for the Flower Festival behind the Administration Building (later Cranford Hall) and the passage between the Administration Building and the Library Building (later Carter Hall.)
A large group of women are doing calisthenic exercises in lines in a hallway. They hold Indian Clubs (objects resembling bowling pins) in each hand. Another woman (possibly an instructor) looks on from one side of the hall.
A view of the Normal School Building (later renamed the Administration building and finally Cranford Hall). In front of the building is a large lawn. Throughout the lawn are shrubs, decidious trees and flowerbeds. A neat gravel path is visible directly in front of the building.
A group of students, both male and female, stand in a hallway doing excercises with Indian Clubs (objects resembling bowling pins). The first two rows are occupied by female students, male students are visible behind them. A woman (possibly an instructor) watches from one side of the hall. She also has an Indian Club in her hand. This appears to be the same group of students as RG021_02_01_0036.
View of the chapel located in the Normal School Building (later the Administrative Building and finally renamed Cranford Hall.) Streamers are strung throughout the room, the floor is covered by numerous rugs, covered furniture sits along the outer wall, and two American flags hang in the chapel.
A view of the passage building that connected the Normal School Library (later renamed Carter Hall) to the back of the Normal School Building (later renamed the Administration Building and finally Cranford Hall). Part of a deciduous tree can be seen in the foreground.
A wooden bench on campus. The bench is littered with plates, as well as three glass jars reading "Spiced Pics" on the lids, a small open box, two limes, a small paper bag, a double boiler and a white cloth. There are papers and cloth napkins on the ground. A white cloth hangs from one of the bushes.
The members of the State Champion Baseball Team pose on the baseball field in front of a wire fence. Just behind the wire fence are a snare drum, bass drum and cornet player in matching jackets, hats and sashes. A large group of male and female spectators are sitting in bleachers in the background. Some people in the last two rows are standing.
A collection of fresh vegetables are laid out on the grass. Two children, one boy and one girl, are seated behind the display. A gravel path, some trees, and an unidentified building can be seen in the background.
A number of boys and girls, who were most likely students in the Training School, are playing on a large piece of playground equipment that includes swings, ladders, poles and gym rings. A few adults, one man and several women, are watching the playing children.
Two female students are wearing aprons and cooking with cast-iron stoves in a Home Economics classroom. Both use potholders to protect their hands. A teapot sits atop one of the stoves. There is a wooden cupboard mounted to the wall in the background. Several round, metal trays are stacked on top of the cupboard. A lightbulb hangs from wire from the ceiling.
View of the chapel located in the Normal School Building (later the Administrative Building and finally renamed Cranford Hall.) The chapel is crowded with students, primarily women. Several people, along with a pianist and piano, are seated at the front of the chapel.
A spacious study in the President's Residence. There is a roll-top desk in one corner with a vase, various papers and a taxidermy eagle on it. On the wall next to the desk is a calendar with a Native American on it, displaying the month of April. [Christy's note: I temporarily mirrored, zoomed in and enhanced the slide to see the calendar. Out of all the possible years this photo could have been taken, April 1st came on a Sunday in only one: 1906] Other furniture in the room includes a small...
A portrait of the 1897 Colorado State Normal State Football team. The background appears to be a painted photographers background with a column, ivy and distant trees. One of the figures holds a football with the number "97" painted on it.
Portrait of the Colorado State Normal School chorus. A group of both male and female students are in front of what appears to be a photographer's matte backdrop. The edge of the backdrop is visible on the right side of the image, beyond which the wallpaper and wainscoting of the original wall can be seen. The front two rows of students are seated on the floor and on chairs while the students beyond them appear to be standing.
A group of male students and a female instructor stand in a classroom of the Training School at the Normal School. Both the students and instructor are holding dumbbells. The students are standing alongside their desks. Framed pictures hang along the walls. In one corner is a desk with a bookshelf and a bust of Abraham Lincoln. A globe is suspended from the ceiling.