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  • Creator: McCloud Burnis
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    • New Hope Baptist Church mortgage burning week ceremony

    • A Black (African American) man stands at the pulpit in the New Hope Baptist Church during a ceremony to commemorate the end of the church's mortgage in Denver, Colorado. A group of Black men and women sit nearby.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1955 November
    • Our savior's birthday

    • Sarah Sims, an African-American (Black) woman, wears a choir robe, holds a book, and stands in front of her house at night. The house is decorated for Christmas. Statues and cut outs of choir singers stand in line with the woman. A large paper...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1957
    • Sarah Sims (house at Christmas)

    • Sarah Sims, an African-American woman, wears a choir robe, holds a book, and stands in front of her house at night. The house is decorated for Christmas. Statues and cut outs of choir singers stand in a line in front of the house. A large paper...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1957
    • Amitie Club cocktail

    • View of an Amitie Club function. Two African American (Black) women in light colored party dresses stand under an arbor at a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. One woman wears a fitted sleeveless dress, long gloves, and cat eye sunglasses. A jazz band...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1960
    • Owl Club debs

    • View of an Owl Club function. A group of African American teenage debutantes and their escorts pose in a ballroom at the Denver Hilton, 1550 Court Place, Denver, Colorado. The young women wear light color formal dresses and the young men wear light...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1963
    • 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
    • Cousins Jan. 66 for card 63 Xmas

    • Charles Lilburn Cousins, an African American, poses with his wife and daughter in front of their house at 2525 York Street, at night. The house and trees in the yard are decorated for Christmas and New Year's with garland, ornaments, stars, and...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1966
    • Roxy

    • The Roxy theater on the 2500 block of Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The marquis advertises: "R Mitchum S Hayward Lusty Men." The Denver Public Library Cosmopolitan Branch is on the corner of 26th and Welton...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1952]
    • Equity bldg

    • Two story commercial building in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Awnings are over the shop windows. A sign in the window of store address 2563 Welton Street reads: "Future Home of Equity Savings & Loan Association Will open for...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1954?]
    • Equity bldg

    • Two story commercial building in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Awnings are over the shop windows. A sign in the window of store at 2563 Welton Street reads: "Future Home of Equity Savings & Loan Company Will open for business...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1954?]
    • Altruistic Club

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. An African American woman who wears a grass skirt and bikini top, dances on a stage in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. Members of a jazz band are nearby.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955 October 23?]
    • Equity bldg.

    • Two story commercial building in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A neon sign hangs from store address 2563 Welton Street reads: "Equity Savings." The sign on the shop window reads: "Equity Savings and Loan Association." Other...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • Altruistic Club, D.A.V.

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. A group of African American (Black) women wear white formal dresses and pose in front of a stage in Denver, Colorado. The women may be attending a party or dance at the Disabled American Veterans hall. Members...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • 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?]
    • Ambassadors Club

    • View at an Ambassadors Club function. An African American (Black) woman in a white party dress stands in front of a stage in Denver, Colorado. Her dress has a fitted bodice, v-neckline, and a sheath of white lace chiffon.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • Ambassadors Club

    • View of an Ambassadors Club function. A group of African American (Black) men in tuxedos stand in a line in a large public building in Denver, Colorado. The men wear sashes that read: "ambassadors" under their jackets.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • Altruistic Club, D.A.V.

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. A group of African American (Black) men and women sit around a table in Denver, Colorado. The women wear party dresses and the men wear white suit coats, bow ties, and gray pants. Bottles of Coors beer sit on...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • Equity bldg

    • Two story commercial building in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A neon sign hangs from the store at 2563 Welton Street it reads: "Equity Savings." The sign on the shop window reads: "Equity Savings and Loan Association."...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • Idle 12 Club

    • View of an Idle 12 Club function. A group of African American (Black) men pose in front of a stage at a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. The men wear tuxedos and bow ties. A jazz band is on the stage in the distance. On the wall near the stage a...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • Altruistic Club

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. An African American (Black) man drapes his arms around two women in party dresses in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. The group sits at a table in a dance hall. Other couples are on the dance floor nearby....
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1956 June?]
    • Altruistic Club

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. A group of African American (Black) men and women pose in front of a stage in Denver, Colorado. The women are dressed in white party dresses and the men wear dark colored, double-breasted tuxedos. Microphones...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1956 June?]
    • Altruistic Club

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. An African American (Black) couple dances in a large dance hall in Denver, Colorado. Other couples dance nearby. The women wear white party dresses and the men wear tuxedos with white jackets.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1956, June?]
    • Ambassadors Club

    • View of an Ambassadors Club function. Two African American (Black) men wear tuxedos and sashes that read: "Ambassadors," they stand in a house in Denver, Colorado. hors d'oeuvres and cocktails are on tables nearby.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1957?]
    • Ambassadors Club

    • View of an Ambassadors Club function. A group of African American (Black) women sit on couches and chairs and pose in a house in Denver, Colorado. The women wear party dresses. A table with cocktails is nearby.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1957?]
    • Ambassadors Club

    • View of an Ambassadors Club function. An African American (Black) couple stand in the dining room of a house in Denver, Colorado. The woman wears a formal party dress and the man wears a tuxedo with a sash that reads "Ambassadors." The table is set...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1957?]
    • Amitie Club

    • View of an Amitie Club function. An African American (Black) woman in a party dress stands in front of a stage in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. Her dress is strapless with a wrapped sash at the waist and shoulder. Members of a jazz band sit on...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1959?]
    • Amitie Club

    • View of an Amitie Club function. An African American (Black) couple poses in front of a stage in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. The man wears a tuxedo and has his hands at the the waist of a woman who wears a light colored party dress. A jazz...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1959?]
    • Futuristics Club

    • View of a Futuristics Club function. An African American (Black) girl dressed in a Native Hawaiian traditional costume including a grass skirt dances on a runway, probably at the Rainbow Ballroom during a fashion show, 38 East Fifth Avenue (E. 5th...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1960?]
    • Futuristics Club

    • View of a Futuristics Club function. An African American (Black) boy and girl dance on a runway as part of fashion show probably at the Rainbow Ballroom, 38 East Fifth Avenue (E. 5th Ave.), Denver, Colorado. The girl wears a light colored dress and...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1960?]
    • Futuristics Club

    • View of a Futuristics Club function. An African American (Black) man walks on a runway at a fashion show, probably in the Rainbow Ballroom, 38 East Fifth Avenue (E. 5th Ave.), Denver, Colorado. The man wears short pants and a white shirt unbuttoned...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1960?]
    • Idle Hours Club

    • A group of African American (Black) women in party dresses pose in front of a stage in Denver, Colorado. They stand near a Christmas tree and a large sign reading "Exit." Musicians in a jazz band are on the stage. Signs hanging near the stage...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1961?]
    • Idle Hours Club

    • Three African American (Black) women, members of the Idle Hours Club, and a man sit at a table at an unidentified location in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses and the man wears a suit. Budweiser and Miller beer bottles sit on the table...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1961?]
    • Capetowners Club picnic

    • A group of African American (Black) men and women sit in folding yard chairs at a Capetowners Club picnic, probably near Denver, Colorado. A young boy stands next to a man who has his arm around the child. One woman holds a Schlitz beer in her...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1962?]
    • Capetowners Club picnic

    • A group of African American (Black) women, children, and men pose on and near a picnic table in a campground at a Capetowners picnic, probably near Denver, Colorado. One boy holds a softball in a mitt and another wears a sweatshirt reading:...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1962?]
    • Fleur de Lis Club

    • An African American (Black) couple, members of the Fleur de Lis Club stand at the door of Dimitri's Steak House at 8720 East Colfax in Denver, Colorado. The woman wears a sleeveless dress and the man wears a tuxedo. A sign painted on the window...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1963?]
    • Owl Club tea

    • A group of African American (Black) men and women gather for an Owl Club event in Denver, Colorado. Several people applaud as one couple makes their way through the crowd. Many of the young wear mini dresses. One young man wears a turtle neck and...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1964 or 1965?]
    • Altruistic Club

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. Two young African American (Black) women pose near floral planters in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. The women wear party dresses.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1965 December?]
    • Altruistic Club

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. A group of African American (Black) women stand on the steps of winding staircase in a club in Denver, Colorado. The smiling women wear dark color party dresses and have up-sweep hairdos. Garlands line the...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1965 December?]
    • Owl Club, New Years

    • African American (Black) couples dance in a bar on New Years Eve in Denver, Colorado. Many of the revelers wear party hats.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1965, January 1?]
    • Owl Club, New Years

    • A group of African American (Black) men and women revelers gather at a bar on New Years Eve in Denver, Colorado. Many of the men wear party hats. One man has a cigar in his mouth and the room is filled with smoke. A bottle of champagne and empty...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1965?]
    • Astro Jets Club Christmas

    • View of an Astro Jets Social Club function. A crowd of African American (Black) club members gather around a table with hors d'oeurvres at a home in Denver, Colorado. The smiling party goers pose with their arms around each other. One man wears a...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1969?]
    • Owl Club tea

    • A group of African American (Black) and white men and women gather for an Owl Club event in Denver, Colorado. One young women wears a very short micro mini dress. The other women wear fashionable mini dresses and hats. One man wears a plaid blazer....
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1970?]
    • Owl Club tea

    • View of an Owl Club function. A group of African American (Black) young women pose in front of a building in Denver, Colorado. The girls wear mini dresses and hats and probably are seniors in high school.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1970?]
    • Owl Club tea

    • A group of African American (Black) men and women gather for an Owl Club function in Denver, Colorado. One young woman wears a mini dress and head band. A young man stands near a window and wears a suede jacket with a belt, straight legged striped...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1971?]
    • Owl Club tea

    • View of an Owl Club function. A group of African American (Black) young women pose in front of a building in Denver, Colorado. The girls wear mini dresses and other stylish elements of their clothing includes: crocheted dresses, choker necklaces,...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1971?]
    • New Years Eve

    • A group of African American (Black) and white men and women pose in a bar on New Years Eve in Denver, Colorado. The group are probably members of a social club. One man wears a tuxedo with a ruffled shirt and wide bow tie. His facial hair is styled...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1972 January 1?]
    • Owl Club tea

    • View of an Owl Club function. A group of young African American (Black) women pose in front of a building in Denver, Colorado. The women wear light colored mini dresses and many have Afro hair styles. An older woman sits nearby. The girls probably...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1972?]
    • Links Club

    • View of a Links Club function. African American (Black) men and women gather for tea in the living room of a house in Denver, Colorado. A seated woman serves tea from a silver service.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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?]
    • Novellettes [sic] Club

    • View of a Novelettes Club function. An African American (Black) couple poses in front of a stage in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. The man wears a dark colored, double-breasted suit with a bow tie. The woman wears a dark colored dress with...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]

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