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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.
The following images are from the Bateman Family Collection:
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.