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    • Indian motorcycle with a Winter-Weiss platform sidecar

    • An African American man rides an Indian Motorcycle with a Winter-Weiss Company platform sidecar in front of the Macon Pure Milk Company in Macon, Georgia. He wears a cap, vest, gaiters add boots. An advertising model of an oversized milk bottle is...
    • Winter-Weiss Company--1920-1930.; Macon (Ga.)--1920-1930.; Bottles.; Motorcycles.; Publicity.; African Americans.; Motorcycle sidecars.
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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • A Black man views the body of Ralph L. Carr, lying in state in an open casket, at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, Colorado. Soldiers stand at attention; women wait in line.
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Coffins--Colorado--1950-1960.; Dead persons--Colorado--1950-1960.; Funeral...
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    • Orr Photo Service

    • Two men mounted on horses pose with their pack mules in front of Orr Photo Service on 6th (Sixth) Avenue, Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. The photo studio is a board-and-batten building with front gables connected with a flat-roofed brick building....
    • Orr Photo Service (Ouray, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Ouray (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Horseback riding.; Packtrains.; Photographic studios.; African Americans.
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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • People (some Black) crowd the Colorado State Capitol to view the body of ex-governor Ralph L. Carr, in Denver, Colorado.
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • People, who include a Black woman, walk by the body of Ralph L. Carr, former governor of Colorado, as his body lies in an open casket at the Colorado State Capitol rotunda in Denver, Colorado. A soldier stands at attention; floral tributes surround...
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Coffins--Colorado--1950-1960.; Funeral rites &...
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    • The last remaining

    • Grand Army of the Republic members pose in suits with medals and ribbons. These Black (African American) Civil War veterans include (L to R) John Ayers, William Rochester, George Harris, and William Johnston. Onlookers include a girl in a plaid...
    • Grand Army of the Republic--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--1920-1930.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.; Aged persons--1920-1930.;...
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    • Boarding Daylight at 3rd St, S.F.

    • A man and woman passenger prepare to board the Southern Pacific Coast Daylight at the 3rd & Townsend Street Station in San Francisco, California. An African American baggage porter walks behind them with two suitcases. Shows the aluminum exterior...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company--1930-1940.; African Americans--Employment--1930-1940.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Passengers.; Railroad porters.; Railroads.; Coast Daylight (Express train)
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    • Julius Fields

    • Studio bust portrait of Julius William Fields, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Fields' short, wavy hair is parted on the side and smoothed down. He wears a coat and vest, a shirt with an upright collar,...
    • Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Fields, Julius William.
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    • Central City fire dept.

    • Members of the Central City Fire Department, who include an African American, stand in a large semicircle in the middle of Main Street in Central City, Colorado. They wear rolled up shorts over their long underwear and their arms are folded across...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets.; Fire fighters.
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    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Chinese--1860-1870.; Blasting--1860-1870.; Interiors--1860-1870.; Passengers--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--1860-1870.; Railroad dining cars--1860-1870.;...
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    • Pilgrims of the Plains

    • Men from a wagon train sit and stand by covered wagons, horses and oxen. A Black man holds a bull whip and a man plays a violin. Shows rifles, a saddle an pots over a camp fire.
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Camping--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1850-1860.
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    • C.& S. workers

    • Colorado & Southern Railway workers stand or sit and pose for a group portrait beside a locomotive in probably Denver, Colorado. Men hold lanterns and wear overalls and hats or caps; two men wear ties. Workers include African American (Black) men....
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--People--1890-1910.; African Americans--Men--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Peterson, A. R.
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    • Juvenile Dept. American Woodmen

    • Roxie Rountree poses with a group of African-American boys and girls, members of the American Woodmen's Association children's group, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Two girls hold a U. S. flag. A plaque reads: "Let It Endure Forever."
    • American Woodmen--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Pennsylvania--Harrisburg--1930-1940.; Harrisburg (Pa.)--1930-1940.; Children--Pennsylvania--Harrisburg--1930-1940.; Flags--American--1930-1940.; Fraternal...
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    • African Americans

    • Photo montage of two studio portraits of an African American man, William H. Farrell, and an African American woman, Mme. Chadwick. Mr. Farrell wears a dark coat with a neck tie, an upright collar and a boutonniére. Ms. Chadwick wears a low cut...
    • African Americans.; Men.; Women.
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    • Central School, District 2

    • Boys, girls, and a teacher pose in front of Central School at Kalamath Street and West 12th Avenue (Twelfth) in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. An African American girl is on the end of the second row from the bottom.
    • Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.; African Americans.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1880-1890.; School Children.; Teachers.
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    • Frederick Douglass, Jr.

    • Studio portrait of probably Frederick Douglass, Jr., writer, abolitionist, activist and son of abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. He wears a celluloid collar, tie, vest and jacket. His hair is parted to the side. He has a Van Dyke beard and mustache.
    • Abolitionists.; Activists.; Douglass, Frederick, 1842-1892.; African Americans--Men--1860-1870.
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    • June Class 1918, Maria Mitchell School, Denver, Colo.

    • Men and women faculty pose with members of the class of 1918 pose on the steps of Maria Mitchell School located at 32nd (Thirty-second) and Lafayette Streets in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The boys wear suits with short pants and the...
    • Denver Public Schools--People--1910-1920.; Mitchell School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1910-1920.; Cole (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; African Americans.; Schools.; Students.
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    • June class, 1919, Villa Park School, Denver, Colo.

    • Teenage boys, who include two African Americans, girls and their teachers pose on the steps of Villa Park School at 845 Hazel Court, Denver, Colorado. The boys sit or stand on the steps or on the ground and wear slacks, dress shirts, ties and...
    • Villa Park School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1910-1920.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Teachers--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
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    • New Daylight at Santa Barbara

    • Mexican American musicians dressed in suits with satin lapels and broad brimmed hats, a Flamenco dancer and women and boys dressed in traditional Mexican clothing greet passengers as they disembark from the Southern Pacific Railroad, Coast Daylight...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1930-1940.; African Americans--Employment--1930-1940.; Santa Barbara (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Dancers.; Entertainers.; Musicians.; Passengers.; Railroad porters.; Railroads.; Coast Daylight (Express...
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    • Railroad galley

    • Interior view of a Union Pacific galley on an unidentified passenger train. African American cooks and a waiter are in the galley. Shows sinks, stoves, a coffee urn, cups and drinking glasses. The waiter prepares a tray for a passenger.
    • Union Pacific Railway Company--facilities--1930-1940.; African Americans--Employment--1930-1940.; Cooks.; Interiors.; Kitchens.; Waiters.
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    • The Platte River and Kinsley's brigade

    • A group of African American (Black) men pose at the edge of the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men are probably servants or dining car attendants for the restaurateur H.M. Kinsley on the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; African Americans--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Jose and Joe Clark, Hunters of U.S.G.S.

    • Two hunters for the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the U.S. Territories) identified as Jose and Joe Clark, pose on horseback after a successful hunt in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. One of the men is Black (African American). Shows...
    • African Americans--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Hunting--Yellowstone National...
    • 1871
    • On trip to the Mount of the Holy Cross 1874 in front of tent

    • View of party of men with a tent, a mule-drawn covered wagon, and horses, Eagle County, Colorado. Identification as follows: Col. L.W. Woods and James Stevenson stand and J.S. Delano and Thomas Moran sit, unidentified African American (Black) cook...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Eagle County--1870-1880.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Artists--American--1870-1880.; Camping--Colorado--Eagle County--1870-1880.; Tents--Colorado--Eagle County--1870-1880.; Delano, J. S.; Moran, Thomas,...
    • 1874
    • The colored exodus, scenes at Topeka, Kansas

    • African American (Black) men, women and children, former slaves, arrive at the Shawnee County Fairgrounds in Topeka (Shawnee County), Kansas. Frame buildings on the fairgrounds have cupolas. Interior views of Floral Hall show people at a church...
    • African Americans--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Topeka (Kan.)--1870-1880.; Refugees--American--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Religious services--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Sleeping--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.
    • 1879 July 5
    • The Negro exodus, scenes on the wharves at Vicksburg

    • African American (Black) men, women and children stand at a frame cotton elevator building that reads: "Missis[sippi] Elev[ator]," and wave to passengers on a steamship at Vicksburg (Warren County), Mississippi. Shows African American people beside...
    • African Americans--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Vicksburg (Miss.)--1870-1880.; Passengers--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Piers & wharves--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Ships--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.
    • 1879, May 17
    • John Wesley McVey, Boulder Hotel owner

    • John Wesley McVey, a Black man, poses with his leg propped on a bench. A second man wearing a suit, waistcoat, and a hat poses with his leg propped on the same bench. McVey's building is in the background.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; McVey, John Wesley.
    • 1885
    • Idaho Springs, schools

    • A large group of school children and their teachers are in front of a doorway in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Four boys are in front of the group holding three signs that read: "Idaho Springs," "1886," and, "Primary Dept." Two Black children are in the...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1886
    • William Norris Moore

    • Full length studio portrait of William Norris Moore, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Moore is a young African American (Black) man, he poses beside a square pillar in front of a painted backdrop. He wears a morning coat and a...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Moore, William Norris.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Ida Clark

    • Studio portrait of Ida Clark, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. She wears a moire silk jacket and silk blouse with pleats.
    • African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Clark, Ida, ca. 1870-; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Sallie Clark

    • Studio portrait of Sallie Clark, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. She wears a moire silk jacket and silk blouse with pleats.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Clark, Sallie.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Rosetta E. Sides

    • Studio portrait of Rosetta Eliza Sides, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. She wears a lace blouse with a ribbon.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Side, Rosetta E. (Rosetta Eliza); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of an African-American (Black) man. He wears a suit, vest, and patterned neck tie. His hair is cut close to his head and he has a thin moustache.
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Men--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Florence Whitsell

    • Studio bust portrait of Florence Whitsell, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado, and a young African American (Black) woman. Whitsell has bangs and wears her hair pulled back. Her fitted dress bodice has a band collar and an...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Whitsell, Florence.; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Ute flower carnival group on horseback

    • Native American (Ute) group on horseback, Flower Carnival, Colorado Springs, Colorado, men (including Sevaro, Buckskin Charlie, Julian), women and child. All in traditional clothing, Severo wearing a headdress. Four white men (including Charles...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Women--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Horseback...
    • 1894
    • The Messenger

    • Posed outdoor setting of Native American (Ute) men (including Buckskin Charlie), women and children gathered around a messenger (Severo) on a horse. Severo wears a headdress and points to the background. The women wear blanket shawls and belted...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Women--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--1890-1900.; Tableaux--1890-1900.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.; Severo, Chief.
    • 1894
    • The Messenger

    • Posed outdoor setting of Native American (Ute) men (including Buckskin Charlie), women and children gathered around a messenger (Severo) on a horse. Severo wears a headdress and points to the background. The women wear blanket shawls and belted...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Women--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--1890-1900.; Tableaux--1890-1900.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.; Severo, Chief.
    • 1894
    • Camp Boynton Beaver Park

    • The Black members of Company K of the Deputy Army, sent to suppress the Cripple Creek Strike of 1894, pose outdoors and aim rifles at Camp Boynton, Beaver Park, Teller County, Colorado. The men stand in front of pitched tents. Two men hold U. S....
    • African Americans--Military service--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1894.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Military camps--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Militias--Colorado--Teller...
    • 1894
    • Gilpin School 8th grade

    • An African-American (Black) boy and white students of the eighth grade class sit on the steps of Gilpin School at 29th (Twenty-ninth) and Stout Streets in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Teachers stand beside them. Teachers and...
    • Gilpin School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1890-1900.; African Americans--Education--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1894 Nov. 23
    • Carrie Elizabeth Reed

    • Studio bust portrait of Carrie Elizabeth Reed, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Reed, an African American (Black) young woman, has curly bangs and her hair pinned up in combs. Her dress has puffed sleeves and a ribbon bow at the...
    • African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Reed, Carrie Elizabeth, b. 1877?; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Subscribing for the Cresset, La Belle, N.M.

    • Miners pose in front of a log building, the office of the newspaper La Belle Cresset, in the mining camp of La Belle (Taos County), New Mexico. Men wear sack suits and hats and sit and stand near a log fence. An African American (Black) man leans...
    • Belle Cresset (Firm)--Buildings--1890-1900.; African Americans--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; La Belle (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Log buildings--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; Men--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; Miners--New Mexico--La...
    • 1895 April 25
    • Eagle dance - Utes

    • Unidentified Native American men (Ute ?), perform the Eagle dance outdoors, at the old Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado; some wear feather headdresses, one plays a drum, two hold staffs or possibly spears, one holds a shield;...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Eagle dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado...
    • 1896
    • Eagle Dance Ute Indians

    • Unidentified Native American men (Ute ?), perform the Eagle dance outdoors at the old Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado; some wear feather headdresses, one plays a drum, two hold staffs or possibly spears, one holds a shield; unidentified...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Eagle dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado...
    • 1896
    • Eagle dance

    • Unidentified Native American men (Ute?), perform the Eagle dance outdoors, at the old Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado; some wear feather headdresses, one plays a drum, two hold staffs or possibly spears, one holds a shield; unidentified...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Eagle dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado...
    • 1896
    • Special train to the Ice Carnival, Leadville

    • Well dressed men, women, and teenagers identified as: "Judge Pattison, Mr. Pattison, Lucia Pattison, Bayard Taylor, Marie Pratt, Mr. A.W. Risley, Nan McFarland" pose with two African Americans, a cook and a porter, by the rear of a private railroad...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cooks--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Railroad porters--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Railroad private...
    • 1896 Feb. 2
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • Procession of African American soldiers in uniform and on horseback at the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs on back fence reads: "Quaker Oats The World's Break[fast]" and "Chapman's, Proof, Oil".
    • Utah Pioneer Jubilee (1897 : Salt Lake City, Utah); African Americans--Military service--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1890-1900.; Anniversaries--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Utah--Salt Lake...
    • 1897
    • Colorado Springs police department

    • Members of the Colorado Springs police department pose in three rows, top row: O. E. Rickerson, 2. James McCabe, 3. Horace Shelby, (Black man) 4. J. A. Rodney, 5. Sherman McNew, 6. Henry Cornell; second and front row: John Henry, Samuel Agard,...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.). Police Department--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Nightsticks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Police--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1897
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • A Native American (tribe unknown) procession with horse and wagon, pass by two-story residences in the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah; some wear traditional clothing, carry fans and a banner.
    • Utah Pioneer Jubilee (1897 : Salt Lake City, Utah); African Americans--Military service--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1890-1900.; Anniversaries--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Utah--Salt Lake...
    • 1897
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • Procession of African American soldiers in uniform, with white gloves and rifles over their right shoulders, march at the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah.
    • Utah Pioneer Jubilee (1897 : Salt Lake City, Utah); African Americans--Military service--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1890-1900.; Anniversaries--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Military personnel--American--Utah--Salt...
    • 1897

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