AFRO-AMERICANS. FIRSTS First black commencement speaker at West High: Miss Jennie Mae Walker. Colorado Statesman Je 7, 1940 p.1 First ball given by the Army in which black soldiers and their companions fraternized with white officers and their companions. Denver Star My 24, 1941 p.1 Dr. Wm. C. Henderson first black physician in Rocky Mountain West named to Regional office, Veteran's Administration. Colorado Statesman Mr 11, 1944 p.1
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