October 1, 2014

Today in History: Colorado

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.

Colorado stories from America’s Library

Colorado primary source set

Colorado maps

Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Colorado

Colorado images from American Memory

More Colorado images

History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library

Colorado films

The Intermountain Catholic newspaper 1899-1910

Colorado books & articles

Colorado correspondence, legislative documents, oral history transcripts & other texts

Colorado oral histories & songs (audio recordings)

Colorado legislation

Colorado Guide to Law Online

More state spotlights

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