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    • Jenny Santos Oral  History

    • Jenny Santos was born in Los Angeles, California in 1979. Jenny and her family moved to Denver in the 1980’s. After living in different neighborhoods in Denver, the family finally settled in Globeville when she was 12 years old. As of November...
    • Santos, Jenny, 1979-; Globeville (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • 2013 September 20
    • Historical tableau given by the advance shorthand class, Opportunity School

    • Panoramic view of men and women from an advanced shorthand class in costume for a play in front of the entrance to the Opportunity School (later the Emily Griffith Opportunity School) at 13th (Thirteenth) and Welton Streets in downtown Denver,...
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Griffith, Emily, ca. 1880-1947.
    • 1918 February 21
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School welding class

    • Photograph of two unidentified men during a welding class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. The both stand next to a large heat treat furnace. One man stands with a welding torch working on one end, the other...
    • Welding.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1950
    • American Indian Movement

    • View of five Native Americans sitting in an office, Denver, Colorado; Members of the American Indian Movement (AIM), they occupy the regional office of the Office of Economic Opportunity.
    • American Indian Movement--People--1970-1980.; United States. Office of Equal Opportunity--1970-1980.; Indians of North America--Great Plains--1970-1980.; Ojibwa Indians--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.;...
    • 1971
    • Transportation, automobiles, early automobiles 1920-1929

    • View of automobiles inside the auto shop at Opportunity School, a vocational school in the Denver Public Schools at 13th (Thirteenth) and Welton Streets in Denver, Colorado (named changed to Emily Griffith Opportunity School in 1934); shows pulley...
    • Denver Public Schools--1920-1930.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1929?]
    • East High spotlight: vol 29 no 24

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1942 November
    • Searchlight

    • Monthly newsletter produced by Trinity Methodist Church located in Denver, Colorado. Includes editorials, news bulletins, and general information regarding the youth of the church.
    • Christians--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Youth--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver, Colo.)--History.; Methodist...
    • 1948 August
    • Denver education, schools, public, vocational opportunity

    • View of the Opportunity School Shops at 13th (Thirteenth) & Welton Streets in Denver, Colorado (later Emily Griffith Opportunity School); sign reads: "Automobile Repairing, Machine Work, Vulcanizing, Welding, Electrical Repairing and Wiring."
    • Denver Public Schools--1910-1930.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1917 and 1930?]
    • East High spotlight: vol 24 no 5

    • Christmas edition of the newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1942 December 10
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School addition construction

    • Photograph of a the construction of an addition to the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1948 July 10
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School radio class

    • Photograph of a radio class at the original Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. The class full of men sit at various tables wearing headphones.
    • Radio.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1925
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School addition construction

    • Photograph of a the construction of an addition to the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1955
    • Old Emily Griffith Opportunity School

    • Photograph of one of the early locations for the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. Two young boys sit on the curb outside of the school.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1910
    • Old Emily Griffith Opportunity School

    • Photograph of the front of one of the early locations for the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1941 January
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School shop building

    • Photograph of the shop building for the old Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. In front of the building are two carts holding what appear to be some form of cylindrical hose.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1941
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School exterior

    • Photograph of one of the early locations for the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1930
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School mechanics class

    • Photograph of an unidentified man working on an undercarriage of an unknown vehicle during a class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School shop maintenance

    • Photograph of an unidentified man performing maintenance on a power drill at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School beauty school

    • Photograph of a male student at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School's beauty program. He stands behind a woman sitting in a salon chair. She has rollers in her hair. He holds a comb is is bending close to her head . Another woman stands...
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School beauty program

    • Photograph of a female student during a class in hair dressing at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School's beauty program in Denver, Colorado. One woman sites in a salon chair and looks in the mirror while a student combs her hair.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School beauty program

    • Photograph of a female student cutting a woman's hair during a hair dressing class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School beauty program located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School student manicure

    • Photograph of a student at Emily Griffith Opportunity School's beauty program giving a costumer a manicure in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School film class

    • Photograph of a film class at Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. Pictured are two unidentified men standing near a film camera. One works the camera while the other watches. A woman sits on a stool in front of the...
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School construction class

    • Photograph of several men during a construction class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. One man stands with his back to the camera holding onto the wood studs of a bare wall. Another man stands on the other side of him...
    • Construction.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School students in library

    • Photograph of several students using the library at the original Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Libraries.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1931 June 3
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School work study student

    • Photograph of a student at Emily Griffith Opportunity School during a work study program in Denver, Colorado. The student wears a hard hat and stands taking ceramic drinking mugs off what appears to be a conveyor belt.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School millinery class

    • Photograph of a millinery class at the original Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. The classroom is full of women sitting at tables working on hand stitching. Each woman has a small box of sewing items and the tables...
    • Sewing.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1920
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School typewriting class

    • Photograph of two unidentified women and one man during a typewriting class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. The three students all sit at typewriters transcribing documents in front of them.
    • Typewriters.; Typewriting.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1940
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School radio repair class

    • Photograph of three men during a radio repair class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. Two men watch while a man in the center stands behind the machine working on it.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 May
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School custodial and maintenance shop

    • Photograph of an unidentified man standing in the custodial and maintenance shop at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. Next to him is a free standing wall with different custodial tools hanging. Behind on the other wall...
    • Maintenance and repair.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1950
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School building repair class

    • Photograph of a building repair class at Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. Several men stand around a room fixing and installing different items.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1945
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School building repair class

    • Photograph of two men standing in front of a model building exterior in the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1945
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School shoe repair class

    • Photograph of a unidentified man working at a shoe repair machine at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 May
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School wood working class

    • Photograph of an unidentified man working on a wood lathe during a class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1945
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School plumbing class

    • Photograph of a plumbing class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. Two men stand working with metal pipes. An instructor stand holding the vertical pipe in place while the student "wipes the joint".
    • Plumbing.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 May
    • Pointing brickwork Opportunity School 13th & Welton Sts.

    • Masons point mortar at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School at 12th (Twelfth) and Welton Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. They stand on scaffolding and wear overalls.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Maintenance & repair--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Masonry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1931 and 1935]
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School, Denver

    • View of the Emily Griffith Opportunity School at 12th (Twelfth) and Welton Streets, in downtown Denver, Colorado; the four story brick building has ceramic and stone trim.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1980-2000.; Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1980-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1980-2000.; Educational facilities--Colorado--Denver--1980-2000.; Vocational...
    • [between 1985 and 1995?]
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School plumbing class

    • Photograph of three men during a plumbing class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. Two of the men stand in a mock bathroom working with different fixtures. A third insects a shut off valve located on the wall.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1945
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School sewing class

    • Photograph of an unidentified woman using an antique sewing machine during a class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Sewing.; Sewing machines.; Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School housekeeping class

    • Photograph of a women demonstrating how to make a bed during a housekeeping class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1949 May
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School ceiling construction

    • Photograph of three unidentified men during a class in ceiling construction at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School located in Denver, Colorado. The three men stand on platforms and are working on the curved oval structure.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1945
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School electronics class

    • Photograph of three unidentified students during and electronics class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado. Two students work with a box full of wires while the instructor watches.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1950
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School refrigeration repair class

    • Photograph of an unidentified man working on a refrigeration unit of refrigerator during a class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1944 April
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School shoe repair class

    • Photograph of a shoe repair class at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1945
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School refrigeration repair

    • Photograph of a student at Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver, Colorado looks at a freezer during a refrigeration repair class.
    • Emily Griffith Opportunity School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1975

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