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    • Salon Price List.

    • Price list for services provided at Beauty Shop owned by Melvina Williams.
    • African American beauty operators.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1982 April
    • Salon Appointment Book.

    • Excerpt from Melvina Williams appointment book.
    • African American beauty operators.; Appointment books.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1963
    • State of Colorado, Tobacconist License.

    • License for David Mallard to sell tobacco.
    • African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1945 December 26
    • 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
    • Group Photograph of American Woodman

    • Group photograph of the American Woodmen members in front of an entrance with "American Woodmen" above door.
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • American Woodman Meeting

    • Photograph of five men seated around a desk. Meeting between prominent community members and American Woodman of Denver. Caption on back says "American Woodman Row 1 L-R: 1. Lightner, Lawrence (American Woodman) 2. Holmes, Clarence F. (Dentist)...
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Mardi Gras Ball

    • Group photo of the Chi Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Mardi Gras Ball. Caption on back says "Sororities and Fraternities: Chi Phi Chap. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Mardi Gras Ball, March 5 1957. Included in Picture: Durlan, Elva (Public...
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1957 March 2
    • Dr. Clarence Holmes Addresses the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes stands at podium with hand raised during a speech for the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Speeches, addresses, etc., American--20th century.
    • 1959 December 5
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Photo of David Mallard.

    • Color photograph of David Mallard.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Otha Rice standing by Cadillac.

    • Otha Rice standing by Cadillac.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--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
    • Postcard of Otha Rice on motorcycle

    • Postcard of Otha Rice as teenage boy on motorcycle.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Otha Rice Portrait as a young man.

    • Professional black and white photograph of Otha Rice. Written on front "To a school chum Otha Rice '34" and Oepheum Studio Denver.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1934
    • Otha and Irene Rice Portrait

    • Black and white portrait of Otha Rice and Irene Hazel Johnson Rice.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Leroy Smith and Muhammad Ali

    • Color photograph of Leroy smith and Muhammad Ali
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1979
    • Leroy Smith Honorary Citation

    • Honorary Citation to Leroy Smith from Colorado Governor Roy Romer.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1987 October 9
    • Leroy Smith's  scrapbook, "The Promoter"

    • Page from Leroy Smith's scrapbook, with black and white photograph of woman in bathing suit promoting Rhythm Records and Sporting Goods.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--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
    • Grand Lodge Photo with Various Members and Duke Ellington

    • Group photograph of Dr. Clarence Holmes, Leroy Smith, Duke Ellington, and other members of the Shriner's Club Syrian Temple No. 49.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Grand Lodge Group Photo with Duke Ellington

    • Group photo of members of the Shriner's Club No. 49 with Duke Ellington. Caption on back says "O. Abernathy, Leroy Smith, Duke Ellington, Earl Mann.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Group Photo of Various Members of the Grand Lodge

    • Group photograph of Dr. Clarence Holmes and other members of the Shriner's Club Syrian Temple No. 49.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Graduation Photo of Fairfax Holmes

    • Graduation photo of Fairfax Holmes from Fisk University (Nashville, Tennessee).
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American universities and colleges.
    • June 1918
    • Urban League of Denver Annual Meeting

    • Dr. Clarence and Fairfax Holmes greet other members of the Urban League of Denver at an annual dinner. Caption on back says "Urban League of Denver Annual Dinner Meeting March 27, 1956. Row 1 L-R 1: Unidentified Person 2. Holmes, Clarence F....
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Civil Rights.
    • 1956 March 27
    • 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
    • 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
    • Dr. Clarence Holmes in Baltimore (Maryland)

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes poses with camera in hand in front of a building in Baltimore, Maryland. Caption on back says "Baltimore-1946"
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Travel.
    • 1946
    • Shriners  in Juneteenth Parade

    • Members of the Shriners greet two girls during Juneteenth Parade, Five Points (Denver, Colo.)
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Syrian Temple No. 49 (Denver, Colo.).; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1988 June 17
    • Leroy Smith's  scrapbook, "The Shriner/Freemason"

    • Page from Leroy Smith's scrapbook pertaining to his membership as a Shriner /Freemason.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Syrian Temple No. 49 (Denver, Colo.).
    • undated
    • Exterior of Rice's Tap Room and Oven

    • Black and white photograph of the exterior of Rice's Tap Room and Oven
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Bars--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated

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