Top of page

Photo, Print, Drawing Red Rocks Park, Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, 300 Union Avenue, Morrison, Jefferson County, CO

[ Data Pages from Survey HALS CO-8-A  ]

About this Item

Title

  • Red Rocks Park, Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, 300 Union Avenue, Morrison, Jefferson County, CO

Names

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey, creator
  • City of Denver
  • County of Denver
  • Speer, Robert W
  • Crammer, George
  • Stapleton, Benjamin
  • Stevens, Christopher M., transmitter
  • Halpin, Kelly, historian

Created / Published

  • Documentation compiled after 2000

Headings

  • -  Civilian Conservation Corps
  • -  park systems
  • -  construction camps
  • -  work camps
  • -  New Deal
  • -  barracks
  • -  public works
  • -  Colorado--Jefferson County--Morrison

Latitude / Longitude

  • 39.65254,-105.20061

Notes

  • -  Significance: The Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp is part of the Red Rocks Park and Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp historic district. The camp and adjoining Morrison Park comprise 18 acres of the overall 640 acre Red Rocks Park. The camp houses one of the largest collections of intact CCC buildings in the United States; fourteen of the original fifteen buildings are extant along with most of the original landscape features. The location, setting and surrounding landscape maintain a high degree of integrity, making this an excellent example of cultural landscape offering a sense of place and time into the daily life of a Civilian Conservation Corps Camp. The men who lived at the camp built the nationally acclaimed Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
  • -  Survey number: HALS CO-8-A
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1936-1941 Initial Construction
  • -  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 90000725, 15000620

Medium

  • Data Page(s): 22

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HALS CO-8-A

Source Collection

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (Library of Congress)

Repository

Control Number

  • co0995

Rights Advisory

Online Format

  • pdf

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material.

Ultimately, it is the researcher's obligation to assess copyright or other use restrictions and obtain permission from third parties when necessary before publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the Library's collections.

For information about reproducing, publishing, and citing material from this collection, as well as access to the original items, see: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscape Survey (HABS/HAER/HALS) Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information

  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
  • Reproduction Number: ---
  • Call Number: HALS CO-8-A
  • Access Advisory: ---

Obtaining Copies

If an image is displaying, you can download it yourself. (Some images display only as thumbnails outside the Library of Congress because of rights considerations, but you have access to larger size images on site.)

Alternatively, you can purchase copies of various types through Library of Congress Duplication Services.

  1. If a digital image is displaying: The qualities of the digital image partially depend on whether it was made from the original or an intermediate such as a copy negative or transparency. If the Reproduction Number field above includes a reproduction number that starts with LC-DIG..., then there is a digital image that was made directly from the original and is of sufficient resolution for most publication purposes.
  2. If there is information listed in the Reproduction Number field above: You can use the reproduction number to purchase a copy from Duplication Services. It will be made from the source listed in the parentheses after the number.

    If only black-and-white ("b&w") sources are listed and you desire a copy showing color or tint (assuming the original has any), you can generally purchase a quality copy of the original in color by citing the Call Number listed above and including the catalog record ("About This Item") with your request.

  3. If there is no information listed in the Reproduction Number field above: You can generally purchase a quality copy through Duplication Services. Cite the Call Number listed above and include the catalog record ("About This Item") with your request.

Price lists, contact information, and order forms are available on the Duplication Services Web site.

Access to Originals

Please use the following steps to determine whether you need to fill out a call slip in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room to view the original item(s). In some cases, a surrogate (substitute image) is available, often in the form of a digital image, a copy print, or microfilm.

  1. Is the item digitized? (A thumbnail (small) image will be visible on the left.)

    • Yes, the item is digitized. Please use the digital image in preference to requesting the original. All images can be viewed at a large size when you are in any reading room at the Library of Congress. In some cases, only thumbnail (small) images are available when you are outside the Library of Congress because the item is rights restricted or has not been evaluated for rights restrictions.
      As a preservation measure, we generally do not serve an original item when a digital image is available. If you have a compelling reason to see the original, consult with a reference librarian. (Sometimes, the original is simply too fragile to serve. For example, glass and film photographic negatives are particularly subject to damage. They are also easier to see online where they are presented as positive images.)
    • No, the item is not digitized. Please go to #2.
  2. Do the Access Advisory or Call Number fields above indicate that a non-digital surrogate exists, such as microfilm or copy prints?

    • Yes, another surrogate exists. Reference staff can direct you to this surrogate.
    • No, another surrogate does not exist. Please go to #3.
  3. If you do not see a thumbnail image or a reference to another surrogate, please fill out a call slip in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room. In many cases, the originals can be served in a few minutes. Other materials require appointments for later the same day or in the future. Reference staff can advise you in both how to fill out a call slip and when the item can be served.

To contact Reference staff in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room, please use our Ask A Librarian service or call the reading room between 8:30 and 5:00 at 202-707-6394, and Press 3.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, City Of Denver, County Of Denver, Robert W Speer, George Crammer, Benjamin Stapleton, and Kelly Halpin. Red Rocks Park, Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, 300 Union Avenue, Morrison, Jefferson County, CO. Jefferson County Colorado Morrison, 2000. translateds by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/co0995/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, C., City Of Denver, County Of Denver, Speer, R. W., Crammer, G., Stapleton, B. & Halpin, K. (2000) Red Rocks Park, Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, 300 Union Avenue, Morrison, Jefferson County, CO. Jefferson County Colorado Morrison, 2000. Stevens, C. M. M., trans Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/co0995/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, et al. Red Rocks Park, Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, 300 Union Avenue, Morrison, Jefferson County, CO. trans by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/co0995/>.