A history of the discovery and exploration of the place that became Colorado, as revealed on maps from 1540 to 1861, when Colorado became a territory.
Discussion led by Wesley A. Brown, map expert, collector, and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Map Society.
A look at images and maps of Denver as it grew from a rude, gold-mining settlement to one of the largest American cities west of the Mississippi.
Discussion led by Christopher W. Lane, proprietor of The Philadelphia Print Shop West, and nationally acclaimed expert on antique prints and maps.
To celebrate Preservation Week, the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists and the Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Department are providing short consultations for your family treasures with conservation experts.* Archivists at the “Ask an Archivist” table will be able to talk about organizing and storing your family materials at home.
Local Author and Historian Phil Goodstein will be at the Park Hill Library to give a lively presentation about the enthralling history of the Park Hill Branch Library and surrounding area. All are welcome!
Learn about the roles of the judge, jury, the prosecution, and the defense in a criminal case, how criminal cases are brought and how they proceed, the setting of bail, the plea bargaining process, what really happens in a criminal trial, and how judges determine the appropriate sentences after conviction.
This presentation will cover how divorce cases proceed in Colorado courts. It will explore the differing interests at stake, the issues that need to be addressed in a typical divorce case, the different ways in which cases are resolved, and the ongoing role of the court in divorce cases in Colorado.
Learn about the purpose of civil lawsuits, a party's rights and remedies in such lawsuits, how such lawsuits are commenced and how they proceed, what really happens at trial, and the roles of the judge, jury, and the lawyers in these types of proceedings.