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  • All fields: Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.
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    • Abbey Rents

    • View of Abbey Rents at 350 Broadway in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Signs on the one-story brick building read: "Abbey Rents & Sells Party & Sickroom Supplies Oxygen 24 Hour Service" and "Everything for the Party Folding Chairs Table...
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • 1957 October 25
    • Adams Hotel

    • View of the Dutch Room in the Adams Hotel at 1800 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows wooden tables and wooden captain's chairs with leather seats and backs in the dining room. Beer steins sit on a plate rail above wooden paneling. A...
    • Snyder, David C.
    • 1953 Jan. 9
    • Larimer Street businesses

    • View of Larimer Street (1600 block) in Denver, Colorado; pedestrians (some Black, African American) walk by a sculpture of a cherub. One man uses crutches. Neon signs read: "Gold Nugget Tap Room," "Ginn Mill," "M & M Sporting Goods," "CAC Gym," and...
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    • 1950 April
    • McCrea - demolition

    • African-American construction workers stand outside of a building being demolished near the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A temporary sidewalk is in front of the buildings. Signs on the building read: "This Building Will Be Down...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 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
    • Lincoln market

    • Interior of a grocery store probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Items for sale crowd the shelves and counters. The staff, including African Americans, pose in the store.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Twentieth and Champa Streets

    • An African American (Black) man waits to cross Champa Street at 20th (Twentieth) Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "A B C Auto Body Painting."
    • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Women in front of a Christmas tree

    • Two women stand in front of a Christmas tree at an unknown location in Denver, Colorado. The women wear formal party dresses and each holds a glass in her hand. They are attending an event associated with a club identified as the H.D.C. S.A-S.S.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Couple at a club function

    • An African American (Black) couple talk in a large, opulent room in an unknown location, Denver, Colorado. The woman is seated on a couch and wears a formal party dress. She gestures with one hand and looks into the face of a man who leans on the...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Man and woman at a club function

    • An African American (Black) couple sit in chairs in a large opulent room in an unknown location in Denver, Colorado. The woman wears a party dress and speaks to a man dressed in a tuxedo, they both hold drinks. A sign in the distance reads H.D.C.,...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Men at a club function

    • A group of African American (Black) men sit on wicker furniture and pose in a large, opulent room at an unknown location in Denver, Colorado. Each man wears a sash under his tuxedo jackets. Heavy curtains cover the windows in the distance. The men...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • U.S. National Bank Center

    • Groups of men and women stand near models of aircraft passenger cabins and airplanes in the courtyard of the U.S. National Bank Center at 1740 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. A display reads: "Beechcraft."
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • [1954?]
    • Sixteenth Street

    • View of pedestrians and automobiles on 17th (Seventeenth) Street during a snowstorm in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs on nearby buildings read: "United States National Bank," and "Albany Hotel."
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    • 1956
    • Trolley buses, Albany Hotel

    • View of 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado; shows pedestrians, trolley buses, snow, a time and temperature sign, and the Albany Hotel.
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • House

    • View of Philip K. Alexander Sr.'s house at 140 Humboldt Street in Denver, Colorado. The two-story brick house has a covered porch with columns.
    • Alexander, Philip K., 1891-1970.
    • [1956 August 5]
    • 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. 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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, 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?]
    • 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

    • View of an Altruistic Club function. Three African American (Black) couples sit at a table in a dance hall in Denver. The women wear white party dresses and the men wear tuxedos and bow ties. Cocktails and an ashtray sit on the table that is...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1955?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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 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?]
    • Auto Club building

    • View of the American Automobile Association building at 4100 East Arkansas Avenue in the Virginia Village neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The two-story brick building has a glass entryway and a sign that reads: "The Auto Club."
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    • [1957?]
    • Red Cross Motor Unit, Soldiers to Stock Show

    • Soldiers pose by a van bound for the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado. An African American soldier sits in a wheelchair; a woman Red Cross member in uniform stands nearby.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1954 January 22
    • Red Cross blood drive

    • Women in Red Cross nurse uniforms and garrison caps gather around a blood drive kiosk in movie theater in Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "Give Blood Now," and "Paramount Presents 'Down Among the Sheltering Palms'."
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • American Woodmen's Association office on Downing Street

    • African-American men, women, and children, members of the American Woodmen's Association and Shriners, many in costume or uniform, pose with banners and pennants near the Association's office at 2100 Downing Street in the Five Points neighborhood...
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    • [1952]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • Shriner parade

    • African American members of the Shriners stand by automobiles near Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. The Roxy Theater is in the distance. The marquee reads: "Man or Monster Phantom From Space & Blackbeard the...
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shrine 53

    • View of a Shriners parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. African American men, women, and children line the street. Members of Shrine 53 march in the parade. Sign for the Roxy Theater is visible.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shrine 53

    • Members of the Denver Police Department on motorized tricycles lead a Shriners parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. African American men, women, and children line the street. Members of Shrine 53 march in the...
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shrine 53

    • African American members of the Shriners' (Shrine 53) band march with their instruments in a parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Their instruments include drums and trumpets.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shriner parade

    • African American members of the Shriners march in a parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One man carries a sword. Spectators line the streets.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shriner parade

    • African American members of the Shriners stand near automobiles during a parade probably on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Processing [...]" and "Liquor."
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shrine 53

    • African American members of the Shriners (Shrine 53) participate in a parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They march with instruments that include trombones and baritones. Spectators line the street.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shriner parade

    • African American members of the Shriners (Shrine 53) participate in a parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One man carries a banner and another plays a drum. Spectators line the street.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shriner parade

    • African American members of the Shriners (Shrine 53) participate in a parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They wear sashes and turbins and carry drums.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shrine 53

    • African American members of the Shriners (Shrine 53) sit on stands to view a parade on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They wear suits and fezes.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Shrine 53

    • African American men, women, and children stand near the edge of Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They await the arrival of a Shriners parade. Members of Shrine 53 stand near the crowd.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [1953]
    • Old Arapahoe School

    • Men dangle a wheelbarrow from the roof of the Arapahoe School in Denver, Colorado. The arched windows have had the frames removed.
    • Sealy, Ira Gay.
    • 1955 February 24
    • Aspen Building

    • A covered pedestrian walkway surrounds the Aspen Building (which once housed the Gas and Electric Company offices) on the corner of 17th (401-415 Seventeenth) Street and Tremont Place in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "Reese House....
    • Spring, Agnes W.
    • [1957]

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