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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Marriage Application No. 94647, State of Colorado

    • Marriage application for Clarence F. Holmes and Fairfax B. Richey.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; Marriage licenses--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1923 March 29
    • Second rodeo of Colored Rodeo Association of Denver

    • Black men hold a saddle at the Ted Gage ranch in northeast Denver, Colorado, at a Colored Rodeo Association of Denver event.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Cowboys--1890-1920.; Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rodeos--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [September, 1948?]
    • Employees of U.S. Mint, Denver

    • Men and women employees of the Denver Mint, who include two African Americans (Blacks), pose on the steps of the entrance to the United States Mint at Cherokee and Colfax Streets in Denver, Colorado. Shows friezes over the arched windows and...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; United States Mint (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.
    • 1915
    • President Warren G. Harding in Denver

    • United States President Warren G. Harding poses with a woman and a Black man in porter uniform, on the observation deck of a railroad passenger coach, Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Presidents--United States--1920-1930.; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923.; United States. President (1921-1923 : Harding)
    • June 1923
    • 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
    • Mims Washington Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Helen Mims Washington to Eugene Washington married at New U. S. Recreational Soldiers’ Center at 2563 Glenarm Place in Denver, Colorado on October, 7 1944.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; World War, 1939-1945--African Americans.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1944 Oct 7
    • Mims Washington Wedding

    • Group photograph of the Mims Washington wedding at New U. S. Recreational Soldiers’ Center at 2563 Glenarm Place in Denver, Colorado. Pictured are: Left to Right third bridesmaid sister of Eugene Washington: Cleotha Brown Bell and fifth Bridesmaid...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Weddings.; World War, 1939-1945--African Americans.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1944 October 7
    • The Park Hill Experience

    • Demographic study of the African-American Population in Denver
    • African Americans--Employment--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974
    • Denver Public Schools Desegregation, Busing, History: Speech

    • Speech by Rachel Noel to students about the history of desegregation in Denver Public Schools.
    • African Americans--Segregation--Colorado--Denver.; Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Colorado--Denver.; School integration--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Summary History of Denver School Desegregation from a Park Hill Perspective

    • Questions and Answers about Denver school desegregation from a Park Hill perspective.
    • African Americans--Segregation--Colorado--Denver.; Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Colorado--Denver.; School integration--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • 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
    • Noel Resolution (Resolution Number 1490)

    • Paper on the implementation of Policy 5100 from the Denver School Board to the Superintendent for the implementation of segregation in Denver Schools
    • African Americans--Segregation--Colorado--Denver.; Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Colorado--Denver.; School integration--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1968 May
    • "Taking Some Steps Back in Time" speech

    • Hand written speech by Rachel Noel discusses education equality 20 years after the Keyes Case.
    • African Americans--Segregation--Colorado--Denver.; Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Colorado--Denver.; School integration--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1989 October 24
    • Keyes v. School District No. 1

    • Copy of legal document of the 1974 Civil Action No. C-1499 Keyes v. School District No. 1
    • African Americans--Segregation--Colorado--Denver.; Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Colorado--Denver.; School integration--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974 April 17
    • Noel Resolution and Keyes Case

    • History of the Rachel Noel Resolution and the Keyes Case.
    • African Americans--Segregation--Colorado--Denver.; Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Colorado--Denver.; School integration--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Zion Baptist "I-Do" Event

    • Photograph of the exhibit at the Zion Baptist "I-Do" wedding event at Blair Caldwell African American Research Library in Denver, Colorado.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2013 May 18
    • Zion Baptist "I-Do" Event

    • A wedding dress on display during the Zion Baptist "I-Do" wedding event at Blair Caldwell African American Research Library in Denver, Colorado.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2013 May 18
    • Zion Baptist "I-Do" Event

    • Presentation about Dr. Justina Ford during the Zion Baptist "I-Do" wedding event at Blair Caldwell African American Research Library in Denver, Colorado.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2013 May 18
    • Zion Baptist "I-Do" Event

    • Wedding cake and refreshement table during the Zion Baptist "I-Do" wedding event at Blair Caldwell African American Research Library in Denver, Colorado.
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2013 May 18
    • Conyers O'Neal Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Patricia Conyers O'Neal and Atty. Derrick O'Neal on August 30, 1980 at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Chicago, Illinois.
    • Weddings--Illinois--Chicago--1980-1990.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1980 August 30
    • Henry Hudson Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Faye Henry and Sergeant Ennis Hudson Jr. in Houston, Texas. Included in the picture from left to right are: Mrs. Lillian Jones Henry, Mr. Vern C. Henry, Faye and Ennis Hudson Jr., Mrs Orvee Jones Taylor, mother of...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1958 August 23
    • Fontaine Borom Wedding

    • Photograph of Betty Jean Fontaine and Lawrence Borom on their wedding day at St. Marks Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, Ohio.
    • Weddings--Ohio--Cleveland.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1963 November 29
    • Scott and Chalk Wedding

    • Photograph of Edward Scott and Mark Chalk Scott
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1950
    • Justina Ford House/Black American West Museum, view of front

    • View of front of Justina Ford house, mounted for moving.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; African American women physicians--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • 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
    • Waller Pigford Wedding

    • Photograph after the wedding of Jane Waller and Carl Pigford. The wedding was July 1, 1961 at Saint John's Cathedral Episcopal Church, Denver, Colorado. Groom's Parents: Lottie Johnson Pigford and Joseph Wells Pigford Bride's Parents: Florida Pitt...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1961 June 1
    • Justina Ford House/Black American West Museum, view of front

    • View of front of Justina Ford house, before renovation, front porch detached.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; African American women physicians--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • 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
    • 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
    • Waller Pigford Wedding

    • Photograph of the wedding of Jane Waller and Carl Pigford. The wedding was July 1, 1961 at Saint John's Cathedral Episcopal Church, Denver, Colorado. Groom's Parents: Lottie Johnson Pigford and Joseph Wells Pigford Bride's Parents: Florida Pitt...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1961 June 1
    • Dr. Clarence Holmes' Collection of Letters

    • Letters sent to Dr. Clarence Holmes by former patients, community members, and acquaintances between the years of 1971 and 1974.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978--Correspondence.; African American dentists--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1971-1974
    • Justina Ford House/Black American West Museum, view of front

    • View of front of Justina Ford house, before renovation, front porch detached.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; African American women physicians--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Waller Pigford Bridal Shower

    • Photograph of the bridal shower of Jane Waller. The wedding was July 1, 1961 at Saint John's Cathedral Episcopal Church, Denver, Colorado. Groom's Parents: Lottie Johnson Pigford and Joseph Wells Pigford Bride's Parents: Florida Pitt Waller and...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1961 June 1
    • Logan Wheeler Wedding family photo

    • Seated on the couch are Mr. & Mrs. Dashan L. Wheeler and standing behind them are the brides family, Mrs. Rose M. Logan (mother), Mr. James Matthew Logan (brother) and Mr. James Scott Logan (father).
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver.; Weddings.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2009 April 4
    • 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
    • Justina Ford House/Black American West Museum, view of front

    • View of front of Justina Ford house, before renovation, front porch attached.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; African American women physicians--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated

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