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    • Smith Kelly Wedding portrait

    • Bernice Smith and Andrew Jackson "Jack" Kelly were married in the "new" Zion at 933 East 24th Avenue, Denver, Colorado. According to Zion's archives, they were the "first" couple to have this honor.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1935
    • Nelson Carothers Wedding

    • Bride Lori Nelson Carothers, and the groom, Mark Carothers at their wedding reception in Denver, Colorado.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2000 April 8
    • Nelson Carothers Wedding

    • Bride Lori Nelson Carothers, and the groom, Mark Carothers cutting their wedding cake during their wedding reception at the Grant Humphrey's Mansion in Denver, Colorado.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2000 April 8
    • Clarence F. Holmes, various business cards

    • Business cards for Dr. Clarence F. Holmes' dentistry business
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Business cards.
    • undated
    • YMCA Identification Card, No. 33

    • Card identifying Clarence Holmes as Fund Solicitor for the Glenarm branch of the YMCA (Denver, Colo.)
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1935
    • The Park Hill Experience

    • Demographic study of the African-American Population in Denver
    • African Americans--Employment--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974
    • Brown Family Home

    • Photograph of the childhood home of Octavia Brown in Denver, Colorado. Several members of the Brown family are seen standing and sitting on the front porch.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1895
    • King Jones Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. Lorraine poses in her dress. Underneath is written "size 5 dress, about 90 pounds".
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • King Jones Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. Pictured are the bride and groom walking down the aisle after the ceremony.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • King Jones Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. The bride and groom stand together on the first floor of the church.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • King Jones Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. The couple stand in front of the minister, exchanging a kiss as husband and wife.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • King Jones Wedding cutting the cake

    • Photograph of the wedding of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. the couple stand poised to cut the cake at Corrine Jackson's home on 26th High Street in Denver, Colorado. Pictured are the...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • King Jones Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. Underneath photo "tiny waist, tiny bride. Lorraine".
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • King Jones Wedding party

    • Photograph of the wedding party of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. The wedding party is pictured in front of the sanctuary of the church.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • King Jones Wedding ceremony

    • Photograph taken during the wedding ceremony of Richard King and Lorraine Jones at the Scott United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. The couple are pictured standing in front of the minister, during the ceremony.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 June 4
    • Landmark Designation Application for Clarence Holmes' residence.

    • Document applying to designate Clarence F. Holmes' house as a historic landmark. Includes picture of Holmes on last page (poor quality).
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • The Grace Church Call program

    • Program for worship services for Grace Church, Sunday, October 22, 1933. Ad for Clarence Holmes' dentistry business on page 4 of the program.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American dentists--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1933 October 22
    • Flyer from the Denver Branch of the NAACP to local Proprietors and Managers of Theaters.

    • Flyer addressed to the Proprietors and Managers of Theaters in Denver, CO, warning them against the segregation of theater customers. Issued by the Denver Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century; African Americans--Civil Rights--Colorado--History--20th century.
    • circa 1917
    • Nelson Carothers Wedding

    • Group photograph of Lori Nelson Carothers family during her wedding to Mark Carothers in Denver, Colorado. Pictured from left to right are: Leroy F. Nelson Jr., Lori Nelson Carothers, Mark Carothers, Charleszine Nelson.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2000 April 8
    • Mass Wedding at Zion Baptist Church

    • Photograph of a mass wedding held at Zion Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado. This mass wedding was held as a Church Wide Chorus fundraiser. Individuals identified in the photo are from left to right: Percy Jaggers, Vivian Sims, James and...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1942
    • The Cosmopolitan Club of Denver, official records.

    • Includes monthly meeting minutes, financial reports, Christmas programs and ritual for initiation procedure.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century.
    • January 1934 - May 1940
    • American Woodmen insurance ledger : 5 June 1901 to 31 July 1907 : index

    • Index of the American Woodmen Insurance Ledger from 1901-1907. Index pertains to insurance policies bought by African Americans during that time frame. The index contains the following information: Name of the Insured, "Camp and State" of...
    • American Woodmen's Life Insurance Company.; Life insurance agents--Colorado--Denver.; Life insurance--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2007
    • Juneteenth Rap Contest Flyer

    • Flyer advertising a Rap Contest sponsored by The Five Points Business Associations community Artist in Residence Program on June 13-15 1988.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1988 June 13-15
    • Juneteenth Beauty Contestant Regulations

    • Information packet for prospective contestants of the 11th Annual Miss Juneteenth Pageant.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver.; Beauty contests.
    • 1994
    • Letter from Wilma J. Webb to Sarah L. Foster

    • Letter from Wilma Webb (Colorado State Representative) to Sarah Foster (President Five Points Business Association) pertaining to the Juneteenth Parade and Celebration.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople --Colorado--Denver.
    • 1990 March 26
    • 11th Annual Miss Juneteenth Pageant program

    • Program from the Five Points Business Association's 11th Miss Juneteenth Pageant.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver. ; Beauty contests.
    • 1994
    • Interior Rice's Tap Room and Oven.

    • Black and white photograph of several individuals seated at bar in Rice's Tap Room and Oven. Caption "Rice's Tap Room and Oven Home of Blue Monday, Ladies Night Every Thursday, Photo by J.D.M."
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.; Bars--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Otha Rice Portrait as a child.

    • Professional black and white photograph of Otha Rice as a child.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Rice's Tap Room and Oven Bill of Sale

    • Bill of Sale by of Rice's Tap Room and Oven by Otha Rice to K&C Lounge.
    • Bars--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1965 January 1
    • Untitled Hotel Project Proposal

    • Business proposal to build a hotel in Five Points by Otha Rice of the Rice's Tap Room and Oven.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Miss Alpine Rose

    • Black and white image of Miss Alpine Rose, Five Points (Denver, Colo.)
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Beauty contests.
    • undated
    • Miss Ambassador Pageant Queen and other contestants

    • Black and white image of Miss Ambassador beauty contestant and other contestants, Five Points (Denver, Colo.)
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Beauty contests--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Miss Five Points Liquors

    • Black and white image of Miss Five Points Liquors
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Beauty contests.
    • undated
    • Seventh Annual Juneteenth Pageant program

    • Program for the Five Points Business Association's 7th Annual Juneteenth Pageant on June 15th 1990.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1990 June 15
    • Juneteenth Raffle Ticket

    • Unused raffle ticket from the Juneteenth raffle on June 21st 1986.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1986 June 21
    • Letter from Leo Simon to Otha Rice

    • Letter written from Leo Simon from Beaumont Texas to Otha Rice. Letter discusses Otha's life in Denver, as well as Simon's life in Texas.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1954 August 2

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