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
Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Colorado
Colorado images from American Memory
More Colorado images
The Intermountain Catholic newspaper 1899-1910
Colorado oral histories & songs (audio recordings)
More state spotlights