1904 – Chas Dorman, a photographer from The Denver Post, and his younger brother Claude began working at Marrow & Hussey; a shop specializing in clothing, hats, and shoes.
1904 – The Beale Memorial Clock Tower was built.
1907 – Dorman brothers partner with John B. James and they form James & Dorman, a portrait studio at 1677 Chester Ave.
1911 – The partnership dissolves and the name is then changes to Dorman Brothers, which remained at 1677 Chester Ave. Meanwhile, James opens the James Studio at 1923 I St.
1915 – The Hollywood cowboys, Gladys Dobbins and Skeeter Bill Robbison, are photographed in the Dorman’s studio.