Touring Colorado’s Collections: Shadows on the Plains

Today, Kit Carson County is probably best known as one of Colorado’s most productive agricultural counties, and as the home of the Kit Carson County Carousel – the oldest working carousel in the state and the only antique carousel in the country with original paint, but the history of the county and the region contains […]

Touring Colorado’s Collections: Voices of Ignacio Digital Collection

If you haven’t spent time exploring the southwestern part of our state, you may not be familiar with Ignacio Colorado. Nestled in the southeast corner of La Plata county, Ignacio is a tri-ethnic community of about 800 people with a rich history and many stories to tell. Ignacio Community Library began the ‘Voices of Ignacio’ […]

Share Your Community’s Story Online with CVL-Collections

The Colorado State Library is pleased to announce the launch of the CVL-Collections program. This program was created to help libraries and cultural heritage organizations that want to share digital collections like yearbooks, photos, and oral history recordings online, but don’t have the resources to support a content management system (CMS) locally, and are not […]