Today in History–August 1–the Library of Congress features Colorado, which entered the Union this day in 1876, becoming the thirty-eighth state known as the Centennial State. Visit the Today in History section to learn about the state’s history and culture, then follow the links below to access more primary source treasures. Interested in other cities and states? Find resources for Washington, D.C., Kiska Island & Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, San Francisco & California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Chicago & Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Cambridge & Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York City & New York, North Carolina, North & South Dakota, Cleveland & Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Nashville & Tennessee, Washington (state), West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Colorado
Colorado images from American Memory
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