Denver Poundmaster Cox and Inspector Plessner Outside Denver Dog Pound

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Denver Poundmaster Cox and Inspector Plessner Outside Denver Dog Pound

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Call Number: Denver Municipal Facts Vol. 1

Title: Denver Poundmaster Cox and Inspector Plessner Outside Denver Dog Pound

Creator(s): Source unknown

Summary: Black and white photograph of the Denver Dog Pound with animal control officials and dog posing outside of the building.

Date: 1909

Notes: Photo caption: "In front of Denver's pound - Inspector Plessner on one side; on the other poundmaster Cox using the new spring "dog catching" instrument." How Denver Runs Its Dog Pound title of article associated with photograph, Page 6, July 9, 1909.

Physical Description: 1 photographic print: b&w

Subject (topic): Animal shelters -- Colorado -- Denver

Subject (name): Walter, Cox C.

Subject (geographic): North Park Hill; Northeast Park Hill; South Park Hill

Rights: Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept. Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado

Contributor(s): Denver Colo.

Language: eng

Publisher: Denver--Denver City and County--1909-1912

Place of Publication: Denver Colo.

Digital Origin: reformatted digital

Format-Medium: Photograph

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Dog Pound

Great historic photo of a 1909 dog pound in Denver. We forget how dog pounds were not run as they are today. This is one place where our dogs don't want to be!

JWR