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  • Subject: African Americans
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    • Employees of U.S. Mint, Denver

    • Men and women employees of the Denver Mint, who include two African Americans (Blacks), pose on the steps of the entrance to the United States Mint at Cherokee and Colfax Streets in Denver, Colorado. Shows friezes over the arched windows and...
    • Steve, photographer.
    • 1915
    • 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...
    • Martin, Alexander, d. 1929.
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    • Black Panther family

    • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sullivan, African Americans and members of the Black Panther Party, pose in Denver, Colorado. They wear berets and hold a baby.
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    • 1968
    • Denver Urban Renewal, Whittier project

    • African Americans Omar Blair, representing the Denver Urban Renewal Authority and the Rev. Cecil W. Howard, of the Shorter Community AME Church, along with Denver Mayor William H. McNichols hold shovels at the ground breaking for the Denver Urban...
    • Gordon, John.
    • 1969 April 13
    • 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
    • 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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    • Lincoln market

    • Interior of a grocery store probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Items for sale crowd the shelves and counters. The staff, including African Americans, pose in the store.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • UFW rally, Center, Colo.

    • United Farm Workers of America members and supporters hold a rally for the lettuce workers who are on strike against the Finerman Company in Center (Saguache County), Colorado. Men, an African American and a Hispanic American, stand on a stage and...
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    • [1971?]
    • Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection

    • View of Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection at the El Chapultepec Jazz Club, 1962 Market Street in Union Station neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez, has gray hair and a mustache, a female singer holds a microphone and...
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    • 1983
    • The Cordova house

    • Hispanic American José Benito Córdova and his wife Marina Rivera de Córdova pose with their families at their two story, Territorial style, adobe house in Las Córdovas, near El Moro (Las Animas County), Colorado. The house has a balcony and...
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    • ca. 1895
    • Mexican American baseball team

    • Members of an unidentified baseball team pose for a portrait in front of an automobile in Denver, Colorado. Shows unidentified teenage boys wearing uniforms with short sleeved shirts and caps. Milt Vasquez, third from right, front row, holds a...
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    • [between 1955 and 1960?]
    • Daddy Bruce's Bar-B-Q

    • Bruce Randolph, owner of Daddy Bruce's BBQ poses in front of signs on the wall of his business at 1629 East 34th (Thirty-Fourth) Avenue (now Bruce Randolph Avenue) in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. He holds a fork with a rack of...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1980?
    • Glassys Inn

    • Members of the Glassys Inn baseball team owned by Gene Goldstone pose for a portrait in Denver, Colorado. Hispanic American, African American and Anglo young men wear uniforms with short sleeved shirts and caps. They are identified : "Top row left...
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    • [1948]
    • 2519 California

    • View of 2519 California Street in the Five Points neighborhood (Curtis Park) of Denver, Colorado. Shows a single-story vernacular Queen Anne cottage. The residence has a front -facing L plan and a cross-gabled roof. There are wood shingles in a...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1978
    • Olin T. Ward and Clarence Watkins

    • Olin T. Ward (left) and Clarence Watkins pose for a studio portrait in Honolulu, Hawaii. The African American men wear uniforms, award ribbons, and garrison caps.
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    • between 1940 and 1945
    • José Gaspar Manzanares and fellow railroad workers

    • Hispanic American José Gaspar Manzanares and two unidentified railroad workers pose on the front of Union Pacific Locomotive 3978 in Rawlins (Carbon County, Wyoming. Jose sits, an African American and another man stand. They wear coveralls and...
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    • 1946
    • Denver, Civic Center

    • A long rectangular brick apartment building is jacked up on stacks of timbers and iron beams ready to be moved to make room for the development of Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. A Black child sits on one of the footings by a surveyor's level and...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [1913]
    • Denver Orphans' Home

    • African-American (Black) girls and boys eat at small tables in a room at the Denver Orphans' Home (later the Denver Children's Home) at 1501 Albion Street in the South Park Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One boy wears a suitcoat and tie. An...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1910 and 1915?]
    • El Heraldo

    • View of the adobe newspaper office for El Heraldo del Valle, a Spanish Language, Republican newspaper in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. The two story adobe house next to El Heraldo belongs to José Ramos Valdéz, (8th from left), a school...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Otis Taylor and the Shoe String Ball

    • View of African American Otis Taylor sitting next to his shoe string ball at a shoe shine shop probably in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. A sign over the door reads: "1655." The ball was started in 1926 by shoe shine, Jack Hughes....
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2006
    • Ethel's House of Soul cafe

    • African American Ethel, the owner and cook for Ethel's House of Soul poses outside her restaurant located at 2622 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. The one story brick buff brick building was built in 1949. The...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1999
    • Ouray

    • Men are roped together, possibly in a reenactment of a Black slave auction, under a "Welcome" arch decorated with American flags at the intersection of Main (Third, 3rd) Street and Third Avunue, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado.
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    • [between 1904 and 1920]
    • Community garden E. 22nd Ave.

    • View of a community garden on East 22nd Avenue, in Curtis Park in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Two African American women work in a plot in the garden. One woman wears a floral dress and red hat. The other woman is sits next to...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1980?
    • Mr. Ferris Cassius

    • Interior view of City Park Sundries at 2101 York Street in the City Park West neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Mr. Ferris Cassius, an African American, the proprietor of City Park Sundries, draws a beverage from the soda fountain behind the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1976
    • 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...
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    • Afro Bill's Barber Shop

    • View of Afro Bill's Barber Shop at 1428 East 22nd (Twenty Second) Avenue in the City Park West neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The one story commercial style building has a white stucco exterior with red, white, and blue barber stripes painted...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1980?
    • Rural folk band

    • Brothers José Filiberto Martinez, far left with violin and Gaspar Martinez, 2nd left with guitar, play with a rural folk band in San Luis Valley, Colorado. Other musicians include a second man with a violin, a man with a washtub, and two men with...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Blues Brothers impersonators

    • Richard Castro, civil rights leader and Colorado legislator, and Michael Simmons perform as the "Blues Brothers" at a fund raiser for Federico Peña, candidate for Mayor of Denver, at the Denver Hilton Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Both men sing in...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [1983?]
    • Mask Day prize winners, Festival of Mtn. & Plain

    • Shows a participant in Mask Day at the Festival of Mountain and Plain in Denver, Colorado. The person, dressed as a woman, wears a long ruffled dress with an oversized bodice, shoes with bows, long black gloves, a hat decorated with flowers, a dead...
    • Brown, James B., photographer.
    • 1899
    • Downing

    • View, from Clarence F. Holmes' house, of Downing Street in the Whittier neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. An African American man walks near parked automobiles.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • La Lampions Club

    • Two African American (Black) couples, members of the La Lampions Club, sit at a table in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. The men wear tuxedos, and the women wear party dresses. Drinks and cigarettes are on the table. A large script "A" is painted...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Two of the West "gang", Elizabeth Reid, Woodrow Reid

    • An African American teenage boy and his sister, Woodrow Reid and Elizabeth Reid, pose together near West High School in Denver, Colorado. Woodrow wears a suit, tie, scarf, vest and cap; Elizabeth wears a coat, hat, dress, and holds a purse.
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    • 1930 May
    • 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?]
    • Men near a building

    • Two African American men pose at the dental office of Clarence Holmes at 2602 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Signs on the building read: "Dentist," "Realty Co.," "Employment Agency," and "Mechanic Laborer's...
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Links Club

    • View of a Links Club function. An African American (Black) family sit in a theater in Denver, Colorado. A man, woman and young boy are seated in row "G" in the crowded audience. The man holds a hat on his lap.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Bet it was Charlotte's idea

    • Margie, June and Charlotte, three teenage African American girls, pose in front of the home of Virginia Woodward, their Sunday School teacher, in Denver, Colorado. They wear dresses and stockings; one wears a jacket; they stand in a circle and hold...
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • Junior Order A. O. U. W.

    • View of a Flower (Sunflower) Carnival parade entry, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado; shows Black men in silver helmets and aprons holding the reins of horses with white covers and a float covered with fabric, flowers and tassels. Three...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1906?]
    • Links Club

    • View of a Links Club function. African American (Black) women model winter coats for a fashion show in Denver, Colorado. A sign reading: "Ebony Fashion Fair, 1965," hangs above the stage. A woman announcer with her hair pulled into a large bun...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1965
    • 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?]
    • Margaret Mackey

    • Margaret Mackey, an African American teenage girl, poses on the steps of the house of Virginia Woodward (her Sunday School teacher). She wears a plaid dress and shoes with a bow.
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • Links Club

    • A group of African American (Black) women, members of the Links Club, pose in front of a ranch house in Denver, Colorado. Several women have ribbons with paper pinned to their dresses. Numbers on the house read: "2601."
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1955?]
    • Colorado State College football

    • Four football players, Mickey Holmes, Mike Woolford, Don Millwood, and Hiram Haynes, pose in a line with their hands on their knees on the playing field in on the campus of Colorado State College (also known as the University of Northern Colorado...
    • Walters, Bob.
    • 1967 May 12
    • 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?]
    • African-American airmen

    • Black airmen from the 332nd fighter group who include John W. Mosley (left) pose near a propeller driven airplane, probably at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama. They wear parachutes and military clothes that include peaked caps.
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    • 1944 September
    • Links Club

    • View of a Links Club function. Two African American (Black) women stand next to a table at a club function in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dark color dresses and hats. The table is set and framed drawings are on the wall.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • What a class!!

    • African American teenage girls, who include Margaret Mackey, June and Charlotte, and a young girl sit on the steps of the house of Virginia Woodward, their Sunday School teacher. They wear dresses, stockings and "pump" shoes with ankle straps; one...
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • 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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    • People viewing exhibit

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

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