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    • Mex. Indep. Day

    • Chicano men and women and an African-American man participate in a march to commemorate Mexican Independence Day on 32nd (Thirty-second) Avenue at Zuni Street in Denver, Colorado. Some of the marchers wear straw sombreros.
    • Independence Day (Mexico)--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1969 September 16
    • 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...
    • Denver Public Library. Dahlia Branch--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Northeast Park Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Cheerleading--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • George Washington Carver day care center dedication

    • Dorothy Reeves gives a speech during the George Washington Carver Day Care Center dedication ceremony at 2260 Humboldt Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Other women sit nearby and look on.
    • City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Building dedications--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Reeves, Dorothy.; George Washington...
    • [1966]
    • George Washington Carver day care center dedication

    • Women who include Fairfax Holmes site near a group of children at the dedication ceremony for the George Washington Carver Day Nursery at 2260 Humboldt Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Building dedications--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [1966]
    • George Washington Carver day care center dedication

    • Men, women, and children stand near a building during the George Washington Carver Day Nursery dedication at 2260 Humboldt Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Burnis McCloud stands by a camera near the group.
    • City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Building dedications--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Photographers--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.;...
    • [1966]
    • George Washington Carver day care center ground breaking

    • Lillian Bondurant uses a shovel at the ground breaking ceremony of the George Washington Carver Day Nursery at 2260 Humboldt Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Reverend M. C. Williams, Dorothy Reeves, and a group of...
    • City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Bondurant, Lillian.; George...
    • [1965]
    • George Washington Carver day care center dedication

    • Boys stand on a jungle gym during the dedication of the George Washington Carver Day Nursery at 2260 Humboldt Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Building dedications--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; George Washington Carver Day Nursery...
    • [1966]
    • George Washington Carver day care center dedication

    • Members of a band play their instruments which include saxophones, baritones, and french horns, at the dedication of the George Washington Carver Day Nursery at 2260 Humboldt Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • City Park West (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Building dedications--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; George Washington Carver Day Nursery...
    • [1966]
    • Dick chevron opening

    • Four men, some African American, stand at a Chevron gas station on Colfax and Ogden Streets in Denver, Colorado. A station attendant is looking under the hood of a car. The marquis for Ogden Theater across the street reads: "Exclusive Engagement...
    • Ogden Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Automobile service stations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • 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.
    • Denver Public Library--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; People--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Reception

    • African American (Black) men and women hold drinks, probably at a reception for an exhibit for Black History Month, at the Denver Public Library, possibly the Dahlia Branch, in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; People--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Receptions--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Carver Day Nursery

    • Women and boys pose at George Washington Carver Day Nursery in (probably) Denver, Colorado. An African American (Black) boy holds a baseball bat. Lettering reads: "Negro Women's Club Home."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; George Washington Carver Day Nursery (Denver, Colo.)
    • [between 1966 and 1970?]
    • Black Panther Society at U.S. Justice Dept. Office in Denver

    • Black Panther Society members at the United States Justice office in Denver, Colorado are identified as (L to R): Lauren R. Watson, Deputy Minister of Defence; Sorrell Shed, Minister of Justice; Ronnell Stewart, Minister of Communications; and...
    • Black Panther Party--People--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Activists--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Shed, Sorrell.; Stewart, Ronnell.; Watson, Clark.; Watson, Lauren R.
    • 1968 December 12
    • Black Panther Chauncey Booker being arrested at Cole Junior High School

    • Black Panther Chauncey Booker, an African American man, is taken into police custody at Cole Junior High School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Black Panther Party--People--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Activists--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Law enforcement--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1969 January 16
    • Brownies

    • A group of African American (Black) girls in Brownie uniforms pose near bushes in a yard Denver, Colorado. The girls wear dresses and beanies. Patches on their uniforms indicate that they may belong to different troops including Troop 844 and Troop...
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America--Branches, chapters, etc.--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Smiling--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1965?]
    • National Association of Colored Women's Clubs convention

    • Panoramic view of African American (Black) women, members of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs Inc. and the N.A.G.C., men, boys, and girls pose on Court Place in downtown Denver, Colorado. A covered pedestrian bridge is over the...
    • National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (U.S.)--People--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Meetings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1964
    • 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.
    • Black Panther Party--People--1960-1970.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Activists--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Sullivan, Joseph, activist.
    • 1968
    • Liggins-Hill vowal renewal

    • Photograph of the vow renewal Pastor Wendell Theodore Liggins and Louise Hill in the mid 1960s at Zion Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • circa 1965
    • Liggins Hill Wedding

    • Pastor Wendell Theodore Liggins and Louise Hill married in the early 1940's after he became the Senior Pastor of Zion Baptist Church.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • circa 1940
    • Laveta [sic] apts.

    • La Veta apartment building on 2018-2029 California Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The building is five stories tall and has an exterior fire escape. An African American man wearing a construction hat stands in an...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Fire escapes--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • George Brown Daniel Graves and Isaac E. Moore

    • Colorado State Senator George L. Brown, State Representative Daniel Graves, and State Representative Isaac E. Moore (identified left to right), African American men, walk in a hallway in Denver, Colorado. They wear suits and ties.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Legislators--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Brown, George L.; Graves, Daniel.; Moore, Isaac E.
    • [between 1964 and 1968?]
    • 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...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1966
    • Gate crashers

    • Young men and women climb under fences at a rock concert in Denver, Colorado. A Black (African American) man grapples with a security guard.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Concerts--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Confrontations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Crowds--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Fences--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Private...
    • 1969 June 8
    • Denver Public Library

    • Elderly African American (Black) men and women talk, probably at a reception, at the Denver Public Library at 10 W 14th Avenue Parkway in Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Conversation--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Older people--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver Public Library--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Swoops Club from Glenarm YMCA

    • African-American teenage boys and girls pose with John W. Mosley (far right) near an airplane in Denver, Colorado. The members of the Swoops Club, part of the Glenarm Y. M. C. A., wear aviator jackets, some pilot's headgear. One boy wears a suit.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Private flying--Societies, etc.--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Clubs--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Pilots--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • 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...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Clergy--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Housing--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1969 April 13
    • McCrea - demolition

    • La Veta apartment building on 2018-2029 California Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The building is five stories tall and has an exterior fire escape. Two men, one is African American, wear construction hats and stand...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Fire escapes--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • Large house

    • An African American man stands in front of a large house probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The house has dormer windows and a covered front porch. The glass from one of the dormer windows is missing. The front door is...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1950 and 1970?]
    • McCrea demolition

    • An empty commercial block probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Empty stores and shops line the street. An African American man stands in front of a store with signs that read: "For Rent," "Toy Center," and "Moving to 1514...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Stores &...
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Caldwell "alleys" project

    • Abandoned apartment buildings probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The windows of the two story brick building are either missing or covered with boards, weeds grow on the sidewalk, and the metal awnings over the front...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Negro youth stirred up by death of Martin Luther King

    • Black (African American) teenagers crowd sidewalks by police cars in Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Demonstrations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Residential streets--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1968 April 4
    • Bathroom break

    • Four girls sit on toilets and laugh and chat in a bathroom in probably Denver, Colorado. The girls are African American, white, Hispanic American and Asian American. The girls wear dresses, and blouses, shorts and skirts. Patterns include...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Asian Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Toilets--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Joe Boyd speaking for CALM

    • Joe Boyd, a Black (African American) activist, stands at a lectern in Denver, Colorado; men and women look on.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Activists--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Demonstrations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Lecterns--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1968 July 18

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