THE GLORY THAT WAS GOLD: THE CENTRAL CITY OPERA HOUSE, A PERMANENT MEMORIAL TO COLORADO PIONEERS.
Denver: Central City Opera House Association, 1936. Third edition. 160, 64 pp. Gilt-flecked tan boards. 12mo. Near fine. This edition includes the separately paged SECOND SUPPLEMENT TO THE THIRD EDITION, dated 1938. Plus the separately issue FOURTH SUPPLEMENT TO THE THIRD EDITION, dated 1940. 45 pp. This supplement is ingeniously attached to the dust jacket for the whole volume. The contents are 100s of biographies of Colorado pioneers and leading citizens for whom seats in the opera house were named. Thus it is a very useful biographical reference work, including many famous and not-so-famous Coloradans: H. A. W. Tabor, H. H. Tammen, William Jackson Palmer, George K. Sabin, Gov. William Gilpin, Gov. John Evans, Charles Bent, J. M. Chivington, David H. Moffat, Bishop Machebeuf, Spencer Penrose, Mrs. Spencer (Julie) Penrose, Lotta Crabtree, Anne Evans, Alice Bemis Taylor, Buffalo Bill Cody, Johnny Baker, and many others. WILCOX, p. 23: "Irregularly issued from time to time; additional material sometimes incorporated, sometimes appended in the form of supplements. Short biographical sketches of pioneers and others for whom chairs in the Opera House have been named." WYNAR 126.
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Keywords: [COLORADO] [REFERENCE]