Keota Resource Set
The resource set includes additional sources to accompany the Primary Source Set and Lesson Ideas to help extend lessons and further student understanding. Primary Source Analysis Worksheets are available on the Elementary Primary Source Sets main page.
Photo of Keota School in 1918 with children playing out front. The school closed in 1951.
Estelle Olsen's high school record including attendance and grades for all four years of at Keota school.
Map showing land parcels in Northern Colorado including the location of Keota and other railroad towns on the Burlington Pacific Railroad.
Photo of West Butte located within the Pawnee National Grassland in Weld County, of northeastern Colorado. Also shows a Ford Model T being used to pull a plow.
Faculty page in the Keota yearbook, the Pawneean. Courtesy of History Colorado.
Woman on Front Porch of the Keota Hotel (possibly Fae), 1913
This image shows a man and a horse Near Keota, Colorado (with a sign that says, "Keota Colo. The Arcadia of the West").
Background depicts a house built of rocks. Windows, door, flat roof, chimney on roof. Right side of house has slight slope. Lady standing between window and door is Marg, wife of Daniel Vorhees, builder of the rock house on Hightower Homestead. Daughter, Fae, kneeling on the ground wearing long sleeve dress, bonnet on head holding a dog.
The Keota School and Water Tower. Created in Oct.,1939. A long distance shot of the school and a water tower. FSA/OWI Collection at the Library of Congress.
Abandoned buildings due to crop failure, Keota, 1939, FSA/OWI Collection at the Library of Congress.
The town of Keota was abandoned because of continuous crop failures. 1939, FSA/OWI Collection at the Library of Congress.
This image is courtesy of the FSA/OWI Collection at the Library of Congress.
Dry Land Farming, Weld County, Colorado,1939, FSA/OWI Collection at the Library of Congress.
This image is courtesy of History Colorado.