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  • Subject: African Americans
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    • Denver Y W C A

    • Women who include Fairfax B. Richey (Holmes) eat in the dining room the Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the Young Women's Christian Association in Denver, Colorado.
    • Price, Charles S.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Joe Boyd speaking for CALM

    • Joe Boyd, a Black (African American) activist, stands at a lectern in Denver, Colorado; men and women look on.
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    • 1968 July 18
    • Red Cross Motor Unit, Soldiers to Stock Show

    • Soldiers pose by a van bound for the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado. An African American soldier sits in a wheelchair; a woman Red Cross member in uniform stands nearby.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1954 January 22
    • 1st Prize "Progress of Christianity" by Presbyterian Sunday school

    • The first prize entry in the Sunflower Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado, shows women (some Black) and children on a float decorated with flowers, gauze, and banners; one reads: "The Progress of Christianity." Men in white suits and straw...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [1906 July 4?]
    • J. Bradley Williams and Willie E. Anthony

    • J. Bradley Williams, left, shakes hands with Willie E. Anthony. J. Bradley Williams was the former candidate for Colorado House of Representative for District 15 until he withdrew in favor of Willie E. Anthony on the right. Williams acted as the...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1960 and 1970]
    • 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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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    • Daddy Bruce Randolph

    • Portrait of Daddy Bruce Randolph, African-American restaurateur and philanthropist, in (possibly) Denver, Colorado.
    • Whitacre, Roger.
    • 1980
    • Some music for the boys

    • Soldiers (some African American) stand around a woman seated at a piano, in (probably) Denver, Colorado.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1952 and 1956?]
    • Goodwill upholstery repair

    • An African American (Black) man and an elderly woman repair a piece of furniture in Denver, Colorado. A sign reads: "La Popular 2242."
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Denver Public Library

    • Elderly African American (Black) men and women talk, probably at a reception, at the Denver Public Library at 10 W 14th Avenue Parkway in Denver, Colorado.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Reception

    • African American (Black) men and women hold drinks, probably at a reception for an exhibit for Black History Month, at the Denver Public Library, possibly the Dahlia Branch, in Denver, Colorado.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Dahlia Branch, Denver Public Library

    • African American teenage women in cheerleader uniforms perform in front of the Dahlia Branch of the Denver Public Library at 3304 Dahlia Street in the Northeast Park Hill neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. African American (Black) men, women, and...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Bathroom break

    • Four girls sit on toilets and laugh and chat in a bathroom in probably Denver, Colorado. The girls are African American, white, Hispanic American and Asian American. The girls wear dresses, and blouses, shorts and skirts. Patterns include...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • 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.
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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.
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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...
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    • Garden party

    • View white and African American (Black) people at possibly a garden party in California. Shows catering attendants at a tent. Palm trees and houses are in the distance.
    • Ramsey & Bennette.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Gate crashers

    • Young men and women climb under fences at a rock concert in Denver, Colorado. A Black (African American) man grapples with a security guard.
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    • 1969 June 8
    • Nurses use fire extinguishers

    • A nurse practices with a fire extinguisher on a controlled fire in a parking lot at Denver General Hospital in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A group of observers, firemen, and African American (Black) and white nurses look on....
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Manual High School building project

    • James Ward, an African-American (Black) principal from Manual High School at 28th (Twenty-eighth) and Franklin Streets in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, speaks with Denver Urban Renewal Authority officials, Manual students, and...
    • Denver Urban Renewal Authority.
    • [between 1970 and 1971?]
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • People watch the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men (one Black, African American) and women pose by building materials.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • People watch the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men (one Black, African American) and women pose by building materials.
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    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction site

    • Black (African American) and white workmen pour concrete at the Denver Public Library construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Rebar and cement trucks are nearby.
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    • [1954]
    • Blayney Murphy Company

    • An African-American woman packages bacon at the Blayney Murphy Company in Denver, Colorado. Packages on shelves and tables read: "Mayflower Sliced Bacon;" slaughterhouse interior is brick and concrete.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Architectural field survey #25 roll B

    • View of a utility building near an abandoned apartment building at 625 25th (Twenty-fifth) Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. An African American (Black) boy and girl sit and stand nearby.
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    • [1976]
    • Architectural field survey #23 roll 3

    • African American (Black) men stand near a garage at 2709 Stout Street in the Five Points (Curtis Park) neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Apartments are above the garage. Signs on the building read: "Louvers[?] Garage."
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    • [1976]
    • Architectural field survey #34 roll 3

    • An African American (Black) man sits on a couch on the porch of an apartment building at 2801 Stout Street in the Five Points (Curtis Park) neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The two-story stucco building has a covered entryway and decorative trim.
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    • [1976]
    • Howard University class

    • African American women and men who include Clarence F. Holmes pose with a banner at Howard University in Washington, D. C. The pennant reads: "H U College of Arts & Sciences Class of '17."
    • Crampton Photo.
    • [1917?]
    • American Woodmen's Association office on Downing Street

    • African-American men, women, and children, members of the American Woodmen's Association and Shriners, many in costume or uniform, pose with banners and pennants near the Association's office at 2100 Downing Street in the Five Points neighborhood...
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    • [1952]
    • Men at a club function

    • A group of African American (Black) men sit on wicker furniture and pose in a large, opulent room at an unknown location in Denver, Colorado. Each man wears a sash under his tuxedo jackets. Heavy curtains cover the windows in the distance. The men...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • McIntyre & Heath in Hello Alexander

    • Panoramic view of the cast of the minstrel show "Hello Alexander" with Thomas K. Heath & James McIntyre, presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Men and women pose near the canopied front entrance to the theater in...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1926 and 1927?]
    • Mcintyre & Heath in "Hello Alexander"

    • Panoramic view of the cast of the minstrel show "Hello Alexander" with Thomas K. Heath & James McIntyre, presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Men and women pose near the canopied front entrance to the theater in...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1926 and 1927?]
    • Christmas letter

    • An African American (Black) boy mails a letter addressed to "Santa Claus" in (probably) Denver, Colorado.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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.)
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    • Fancy dress

    • An African American (Black) woman and girl pose by a fence on Lafayette Street in Denver, Colorado; outfits include lace and a straw hat.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Storefronts, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of storefronts in Georgetown, Colorado, probably on Sixth (6th) Street or nearby. The central storefront is one story with a half-story false front across the top. The double door is flanked by two large mullioned windows. A sign...
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    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • 17th between Wazee and Wynkoop

    • View of the Oxford Hotel Annex on 17th (Seventeenth) Street between Wynkoop and Wazee Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Sign and awning read: "Bar" and "Lunches Put Up For Travelers." An African-American man uses a hose to wash the sidewalk.
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    • [1913?]
    • Sailors and soldiers

    • A group of men, one African-American, in military uniforms (Navy and Army) relax around a Howard upright piano, probably in Denver, Colorado. Shows partial view of a Red Cross flag, sheet music, sign reads: "Free Shower Baths In Basement."
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Flower Carnival Parade

    • View of Sunflower Carnival parade floats, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows Black men in hooded robes with a cart carrying a statue of a horse, a man in wide skirt, and a clown. The next float is drawn by a team of white, plumed...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • A Bar A Ranch,  Encampment, Wyo

    • A Black man smokes a pipe and holds the reins of a horse drawn sled on the A Bar A Ranch, in Encampment (Carbon County), Wyoming. The vehicle has an A-frame cover made of wooden poles.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Arkansas & Louisiana Missouri eng. 61 (2-6-0) Baldwin 1913, Bastrop, La.

    • Arkansas & Louisiana Missouri Railroad locomotive # 61 is stopped in Bastrop (Morehouse Parish), Louisiana. The train includes a tender, boxcar and gondola car. An African American man and woman stand beside the train. A smokestack is in the...
    • Richardson, Robert W.
    • 1946 May 3

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