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  • Subject: African Americans
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    • African American woman

    • An unidentified African American woman jumps over a table in a camp at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. She wears a dark cowboy hat and a striped and checkered dress. A horse stands next to a large tent in the background.
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    • [1901?]
    • 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....
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    • 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...
    • Elite Photographic Gallery.
    • 1895
    • 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...
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    • 1892
    • 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.
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    • 1889
    • 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,...
    • Nast, Charles A.
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    • 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...
    • Swanson, Aaron.
    • 1887
    • Picnic Rock near Black Buttes, Wyo. Terr.

    • Men and a woman pose near a rock butte identified as "Picnic Rock" near Black Buttes and Black Buttes Stage Station on the Overland Trail (Sweetwater County), Wyoming. Men in sack coats include an African American (Black) man. A woman wears a skirt...
    • Hull, Arundel C., 1846-1908.
    • [between 1867 and 1868]
    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 1889
    • Walsen Colored Club

    • View of the Walsen Colored Club, a miners' club building for African-American miners at the mining camp of Walsen, in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows a wood frame building with clapboard siding and a false front. Clerestory windows sit on top of a...
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    • [between 1910 and 1912?]
    • 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.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • 1890
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of an African American (Black) man who wears a double-breasted jacket. A patterned scarf is wrapped around his neck and held in place with a pin shaped like a crescent moon.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1891 and 1901?]
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Studio portrait of an African American (Black) woman. She wears a corset under a fitted basque with buttons and flared sleeves, drop earrings, a ribbon tied around her neck with a bow to the side, a full skirt, and fingerless gloves. She stands...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a baby

    • Studio portrait of an African American baby girl who sits on a chair covered in coyote fur. The baby wears a white gown with lace stitching.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Group in costume

    • Men and women in blackface pose in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; costume includes dresses of print or brocade fabrics, and hats with flowers. Some of the men are dressed as women. A man points at a cake.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Theatrical group

    • Men and women in blackface pose in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; costume includes dresses of print or brocade fabrics, and hats with flowers. Some of the men are dressed as women. A man points at a cake.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Cripple Creek

    • Group portrait of members of the Colorado National Guard in front of tents in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Men sit or stand in uniforms, hats, tall boots, swords...
    • Yelton & Wisda Photo.
    • [1903]
    • Red Mountain Mining District

    • Miners pose with a pack train of burros near a lake or pond in the Red Mountain Mining District in Ouray or San Juan County, Colorado. Two of the men are African American. The men wear hats, and two smoke pipes. The burros carry split wooden logs....
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Ute family

    • Studio portrait of a North American Indian (Ute) family.. A person, probably a man, holds an infant. He wears beaded moccasins, plaid pants and has a woven fabric on his lap. The infant wears a dress and beaded moccasins. A woman stand near the...
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Maria Mitchell graduation class

    • Students sit and pose on a staircase at Maria Mitchell School at 32nd (Thirty-second) and Lafayette Streets in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Girls wear dresses with rounded collars or wide lapels, camisoles, skirts with box pleats,...
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    • 1923
    • 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...
    • Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891.
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    • Tipple and D. & R.G. train

    • Men stand beside Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks near locomotive number "778" near a mining tipple in Colorado. Shows African American (Black) men in uniforms; one man holds a brass instrument. The coal tipple and processing buildings are on...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Mrs. J. J. Brown Palm Beach

    • Margaret "Molly" Tobin Brown poses in a wicker rickshaw pushed by an African-American man in Palm Beach, Florida.
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    • 1926
    • Whittier Elementary school students

    • Students who include (top row) unidentified, (second row, left to right) second, Thelma Drisden, Edna (third row, left to right) Norman Randall, Frank Caldwell (Elvin's cousin) Geraldine, Keith, Jean McKissick, Loretta Cole, Eleanor James (bottom...
    • Martin, A. C.
    • between 1927 and 1929
    • Group of Browns Park men before the turn of the century

    • Group portrait of cowboys in Brown's Park (Moffat County), Colorado, or (Daggett County) Utah; shows men identified as "Joe Davenport, George Brown, John Dempshire, Felix Meyers, Isom Dart (a Black man, a.k.a. Ned Huddleston), 'Tall' Wilson, Frank...
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    • [between 1865 and 1875?]
    • Isom Dart

    • Studio portrait of Isom Dart, a Black man originally known as Ned Huddleston. He is dressed as a cowboy and wears a hat, jacket, bandanna, and has revolvers or hand guns tucked into his chaps.
    • Green, John I.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Denver branch, Ford Motor Company employees

    • Panoramic view of employees of the Ford Motor Company near the Ford Company building at 1552 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. The workers are mostly men; some wear suits others wear work clothes. Some women office workers are also present. Two...
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • 1914 June 6
    • Chicago Burlington and Quincy, Denver Zephyr lounge

    • A Chicago, Burlington and Quincy porter snuffs out a cigarette in an ashtray in a Denver Zephyr lounge car. The African American (black) porter wears a white uniform and cap. Well dressed men and women passengers sit in upholstered chairs with...
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: a man, in a tutu standing on a wooden horse, and a clown ride on top of a small cart pulled by a group of Black men in hooded, striped gowns. A man and woman ride bicycles behind the...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • Residence of Samuel Rose

    • Presentation view of the Samuel Rose residence at 1415 Vine Street in Denver, Colorado; architectural features include rusticated brick with stone trim, arched windows, bargeboard, a round tower with arcaded balcony, ornate plaster work with a...
    • Lang and Pugh, Architects.
    • [between 1885 and 1893]
    • 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...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • 1874
    • Police officers

    • Five police officers stand on the sidewalk near a large glass window in Denver, Colorado. The men wear uniform jackets with two rows of buttons. One of the men is an African American (Black) officer. Signs on the window read: "Chas. [?] Mus[?],"...
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    • [between 1910 and 1925?]
    • Denver parks workers

    • Denver park workers sit or stand in probably a park in Denver, Colorado. Men wear overalls, blue jeans, denim or wool jackets and hats or caps and pose for a group portrait. Identified gardeners and greenhouse staff include "Loyd," "Bill Barrie,"...
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    • 1935?
    • Entrance to Denver Club

    • A Black boy and white boy stand near the entrance of the Denver Club at 17th (Seventeenth) Street and Glenarm Place in downtown Denver, Colorado, at night. The arched entryway is lighted.
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    • 1921
    • At Howard

    • Black men who include Clarence F. Holmes pose for a studio portrait at Howard University in Washington, D. C. They wear tuxedoes.
    • Warren, A. W.
    • [between 1913 and 1917]
    • Manual Training High School track team

    • Members of the Manual Training High School track team pose in their uniforms in Denver, Colorado. They are identified as: (left to right, top row) Kirti, Noce, Bill von Ehrankrock, Walker, Meuhurder, Holmes, (middle row) Thayer, Henry, Baker,...
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    • 1912
    • Wood carving of the Four Freedoms

    • Photograph of a wood carving depiction of the Four Freedoms by James Gertin, an African-American (Black) student, at Manual Training High School in Denver, Colorado. "The Four Freedoms" is carved at the top of the piece. A radio microphone...
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    • 1942
    • Sacred Thirty Six - Denver Country Club

    • Group portrait of guests and African American (Black) waiters at a dinner party at the Denver Country Club in Denver, Colorado; decor includes nouveau borders, light fixtures, and a taxidermied fish. Legible identification reads: "Right hand wing,...
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • American House

    • Men sit on the upholstered sofa around a palm tree in the lobby of the American House hotel at 16th (Sixteenth) and Blake Streets in Denver, Colorado. White men and a white boy check in at the front desk; two African American (Black) bellhops carry...
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    • [1890]
    • Female lounging and boy with chocolates

    • View of a woman wearing a feather boa and jeweled hat; a Black boy in a sailor suit offers her candy from a box. Interior decor includes flowered fabric and an Oriental rug.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Parade entry Flower Carnival

    • A man and woman in blackface, sit in a two wheel buggy hitched to a donkey and decorated with greenery and flowers, Sunflower (Flower) Carnival, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The man and woman wear hats and large sunflowers on their...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [August, 1896]
    • Edward Costigan - elected senator 1930 died 1939

    • Edward P. Costigan, a Colorado U.S. Senator, shakes hands near a caboose on a train at Union Station in Denver, Colorado. Other men are nearby on the train car and on the platform. A Black porter stands nearby.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Pack train

    • Men on horseback, one African-American, pose near a loaded pack train possibly in Colorado. Buildings and railroad boxcars are in the distance.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • 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...
    • Pattison, Myron.
    • 1896 Feb. 2
    • Altruistic Club, D.A.V.

    • A group of African American (Black) men and women affiliated with the Altruistic Club pose in front of a stage in Denver, Colorado. The women wear white formal dresses and the men wear white suit coats and gray pants. The couples may be attending a...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • News-Times Modified Marathon

    • View of marathon runners, one African-American, in the News-Times Modified Marathon sponsored by the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Times, followed by automobiles on a dirt road, Denver, Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1924 May 31

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