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  • Subject: African Americans
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    • 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?]
    • 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.
    • Saint, T. G.
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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.
    • Wand, A. R.
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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...
    • Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891.
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    • 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?]
    • African-American man

    • Studio portrait of a Black man possibly in Denver, Colorado.
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    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • African-American man

    • Studio portrait of a Black man possibly in Denver, Colorado. He holds a peaked cap and wears a coat, suit, tie, and watch chain.
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    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Bugler

    • A Black (African American) soldier sounds a bugle at a military fort. A second Black man in civilian clothes stands on a boardwalk by new trees and barracks or officer's quarters with mansard roofs.
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    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Clara Brown

    • "Aunt" Clara Brown, at about age 70, poses in a dark dress and crocheted cap. Born a slave, this businesswoman was the first Black inductee into the Society of Colorado Pioneers.
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    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • African-American girl

    • Studio portrait of a Black girl in Freehold, New Jersey. She wears a dress, a watch chain necklace, and a cloth belt with decorated buckle.
    • Scott.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Mary Elizabeth Jones Holmes

    • Mary Elizabeth Jones, an African American woman, poses outdoors with a white woman and girl near possibly a church. The women wear dresses with high collars and hats decorated with feathers.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • African-American woman

    • Studio portrait of a Black woman possibly in Colorado. She holds a pair of boots and a washboard. She wears, a dress, straw hat, no shoes, and smokes a corncob pipe.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • 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?]
    • John Taylor and Dick Charlie

    • Standing portrait of a Native American Ute man, identified as Dick Charlie and an African American man, John Taylor. Charlie is a full-blooded Ute, Taylor, a Black man, is a Ute by marriage. Both men wear vested suits; Charlie with earrings and a...
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • 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...
    • Weitfle, Charles, 1836-
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    • In my fighting clothes

    • Standing portrait of Nat Love, in front of a painted studio backdrop. A Black cowboy, also known as Dead Wood Dick for his shooting abilities, later became a Pullman porter. He wears long hair, a wide brim hat, leather chaps, bullet (ammo) belt and...
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    • [between 1894 and 1899]
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1894
    • 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...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1894
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • [Dic]kerson, Thos "L" 12th Ky. Urt

    • Studio portrait of Thomas Dickerson, a member of Farragut Post Number 46, G. A. R. He wears a medal in the shape of an eagle with a U. S. flag and a star pendant on his shirt.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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?]
    • Black cowboy and horse

    • A Black man poses with a saddled horse; costume includes chaps and a bandana.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • 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?]
    • Back in the good old days, long ago; my, oh, my!!!

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-88] Mother at 24; a friend, [ARL-89] The Family: Me at 7 yrs., Mother, Dad." The photographic prints on album page show: Sarah Garrett and friend, two African American women; Marie Anderson (later...
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    • [between 1915 and 1920]
    • 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?]
    • Wallace Brothers Circus

    • Black men, women, and girls pose on a platform at the Wallace Brothers Circus in front of painted canvas backdrops, writing reads "Georgia Minst[rel] ... Party." Shows a large triangle (instrument), white people look on.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Bill [i.e. Ben] Pickett famous cowboy

    • Studio portrait of Ben Pickett, brother or cousin of Bill Pickett. He holds a rope and wears cowboy boots, a vest, and wide-brimmed hat. He poses near a fur pelt on a pedestal.
    • Doubleday, Ralph Russell, 1882-1958.;
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Mine and miners

    • Men (one Black) pose by a mine entrance, ore car tracks, a shed, and tools including a knife sharpening wheel, and milling machinery. Letters on an ore car read: "B. H. Peoples."
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    • [between 1919 and 1930?]
    • The family: me at 7 yrs, mother, dad

    • Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), an African American child of seven years poses with her parents, Joseph Anderson (a Creole from Louisiana) and Sarah Garrett Anderson (from Texas) on a porch of a house. Marie wears a print dress, socks,...
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    • 1920
    • Mosley family

    • Studio portrait of the Mosley family. They are identified as (left to right): Charlotte Mosley, Henrietta Young Mosley, Thelma Mosley, and John Mosley. The girls wear dresses and blouses with collars. John Mosley wears knickers, tie, and jacket.
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    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Second rodeo of Colored Rodeo Assn of Denver

    • View of a Black man on horseback, roping a goat on the Ted Gage ranch in northeast Denver, Colorado, at a Colored Rodeo Association of Denver event. People watch from the sidelines by parked cars.
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    • [September, 1948?]
    • 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
    • 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?
    • Daddy Bruce Randolph

    • Portrait of Daddy Bruce Randolph, African-American restaurateur and philanthropist, in (possibly) Denver, Colorado.
    • Whitacre, Roger.
    • 1980
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • Millie - Christine - Wonderland

    • Portrait of Black (African American) Siamese twin girls, wearing a striped silk dress.
    • Eisenmann, Charles, 1850-
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Indian sisters

    • Studio portrait of Native American (Ute) sisters, an infant and a Black girl. Kitty Cloud Taylor has her hand on the shoulder of her African American daughter, Enterpe Taylor. Her sister holds an infant.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Red Cross boys filling Christmas stockings at Wyman School

    • Three boys, who include an African American and a Mexican American, pose with Mesh Christmas stockings at Wyman School, 1630 Williams Street in the City Park West neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They sit at a table with a stack of Christmas...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: a man in a white gown and headband rides a chariot pulled by two horses. A few boys, one African American, walk along. Spectators line the street.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • 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]

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