Bateman Family Collection

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George F. Bateman was the founder of the Bateman Hardware Company, one of the first mercantile companies founded in Salida, Colorado. His sons, Fred and Walter, partnered with him in the family business.

Fred wrote the following History of Salida which appeared in serial format in the Salida Mail in 1934.

History of Salida as written by Fred Bateman

The following images are from the Bateman Family Collection:

downtown salida
Downtown Salida, Colo. on F Street.
Taken in late 1920s. Photo copied from postcard.

bateman hardware
Bateman Hardware
Taken about 1916.
119 F Street  Salida, Colo.

G.F. Bateman
George Bateman

george bateman final
George Bateman and Bateman Hardware Interior.
Taken about 1895.
119 F Street, Salida, Colo.

bateman house
House of George Bateman
845 F Street  Salida, Colo.

Jones Family
The Jones Family
Taken about 1898 0r 1899 in Salida, Colo.

Longfellow School, Salida, Colo.
Taken about 1902 or 1903.

Garfield, Colo.
Taken about 1915.

George Bateman’s son Fred made some home movies between the time period 1933-1938. These movies show family and friends, vacation images from Mt. Princeton and various places around Colorado and California.



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