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  • All fields: Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.
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    • Two boys dressed as Huck Finn

    • Larry Gallegos and Jack Smith participate in the 10th annual Huck Finn Day in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. One boy wears a straw hat, short sleeved shirt and jeans, rolled up and tattered. He holds a fishing pole. The other boy wears...
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Tony Garcia

    • Portrait of Tony Garcia, the Executive Artistic Director of El Centro Su Teatro since 1989 and a member of Su Teatro since 1972. He holds a microphone and wears a shirt with two dark, embroidered panels. He has a trimmed beard and mustache.
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2006?]
    • Gonzales family outside Casa Mayan restaurant

    • Members of the Gonzales family pose on the porch of their restaurant and cultural center the Casa Mayan located at 1020 9th Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They are identified left to right: Top row: Celia, Arnold, Marta, Ray...
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    • [1958]
    • Gonzales family outside Casa Mayan restaurant

    • Members of the Gonzales family pose outside their restaurant and cultural center the Casa Mayan located at 1020 9th Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They are identified left to right, on the front stoop: Ramon and Carolina...
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    • [1958]
    • Cinco de Mayo Mexican folk dancers

    • View of unidentified Mexican folk dancers at a Cinco de Mayo celebration in Denver, Colorado. A woman in a blue costume decorated with purple and white frills dances with a man wearing a Mexican serape and a sombrero. The woman has ribbons and a...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2006?]
    • Cinco de Mayo celebration, Civic Center Park

    • Crowds attend a Cinco de Mayo celebration in Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado. Musicians and spectators are in the Greek Theater and Colonnade of Civic Benefactors. Shows advertising banners and loudspeakers. The North Building of the Denver...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2006?]
    • Daniel Valdez

    • Actor, playwright and musician, Daniel Valdez plays the guitar at a march and celebration of life observance for civil rights activist Rodolpho Corky Gonzales in Mestizo-Curtis Park, Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Yolanda [Gutierrez or...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2005 April 17]
    • Cipriano Gallegos and Mayor Hickenlooper

    • American GI Forum Mile High Chapter Commander Cipriano Griego and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper set fire to rolled up papers during the AGIF Mortgage burning ceremony at AGIF headquarters at 1717 Federal Boulevard in the West Colfax neighborhood, ...
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    • 2008 February 29
    • Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection

    • View of Freddy Rodriguez and the Jazz Connection at the El Chapultepec Jazz Club, 1962 Market Street in Union Station neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez, has gray hair and a mustache, a female singer holds a microphone and...
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    • 1983
    • St. Cajetan's Elementary School

    • View of St. Cajetan's Elementary School near 9th (Ninth) and Lawrence Streets in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The two story, Art-Deco influenced brick building has a shaped parapet, decorative brick work and tall, narrow windows. A...
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    • [between 1947 and 1950?]
    • Immigration rights reform rally

    • View of a crowd at an immigration rights reform rally in Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado. They stand on Lincoln Avenue and wave Mexican and American flags.
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2006 March 25]
    • Immigration rights reform rally

    • View of a crowd at an immigration rights reform rally in Civic Center Park and on the Colorado State Capitol grounds in Denver, Colorado. Thousands of demonstrators move across Colfax Avenue towards the park and the capitol building. They carry...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2006 March 25]
    • Immigration rights reform rally

    • View of a crowd at an immigration rights reform rally in Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado. They wave American flags and a sign that depicts a map of the United States and reads: "We Don't Cross the Border, It Crossed Us."
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2006 March 25]
    • Andrea Barela and Rosemary Rodriguez

    • Andrea Barela, NEWSED development director and event organizer for the annual Denver Cinco de Mayo celebration, poses with former Denver city councilwoman and vice chair of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Rosemary Rodriguez, in the...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2009?]
    • Rich Castro and Pat Schroeder

    • State Representative Rich Castro and United States Congresswoman Pat Schroeder pose outside the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver, Colorado. Rich Castro wears a suit and tie and Congresswoman Schroeder wears a suit and an overcoat. She has...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [between 1983 and 1985?]
    • Emanuel Martinez and statue of veteran

    • Sculptor Eduardo Martinez poses in his studio beside the clay model for his oversized bronze sculpture of Joe P. Martinez, the first Hispanic to receive a Congressional Medal of Honor in World War II. The sculpture was a commission for the grounds...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2006?]
    • Dedication, César E. Chávez Memorial Building, Denver

    • U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell and César Chávez, Jr., grandson of Cesar E. Chavez, unveil lettering on the rededicated Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building, 1244 Speer Boulevard in the Civic Center neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The two men...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2003]
    • Salazar family

    • Daniel and Maruca Salazar pose with their adult children, Maruca Salome Salazar and Gabriel Numa Salazar in Denver, Colorado. Maruca, Director of the Museo de las Americas, has gray hair, wears a striped handwoven dress and a reboso over her...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2009?]
    • Sam Jr, barber shop in Globeville, Sam Maestas Jr.

    • Samuel Maestas Jr. gives a customer a hair cut in his barber shop, "Sam's Barber Shop" in Globeville, Colorado. He wears a white barbers smock, barber equipment and supplies are in a case and on a counter behind him.
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    • ca. 1958
    • Peter Solano and Della Lareato

    • Mexican Americans Peter Solano and Della Lareato pose after their wedding in front of 1109 8th Street, in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The bride wears a lace wedding dress and veil. She has pearls around her neck. The groom wears a...
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    • 1929
    • Sergeant William "Billy" Gallegos

    • Sergeant William "Billy" Gallegos stands in the back of a convertible automobile in a parade in his honor in Denver, Colorado. Gallegos, in uniform, a Marine Corps Sergeant and former guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, was held hostage for...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [1981 October 1?]
    • Stella and Alex Cordova

    • An elderly couple, Stella Cordova, founder and owner of Chubby's, a Mexican restaurant. and her husband Alex Cordova, pose in their home in Denver, Colorado. Alex has his arm around Stella, and she wears a polka dot dress and glasses.
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2000?]
    • Federico Peña and Tim Wirth

    • United States Congressman Tim Wirth congratulates Denver mayoral candidate Federico Peña on at a rally on the steps of the City and County building in Denver, Colorado. Peña supporters hold signs that read: "Peña" and "Peña for Denver."
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [1983]
    • Dancers, Cinco de Mayo, Denver

    • Men, women, girls and teenagers, members of Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero's Fiesta Colorado Dance Company pose on Broadway during Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Denver, Colorado. The girls and women wear traditional Mexican style dance costumes in bright...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2009?]
    • Dancers, Cinco de Mayo, Denver

    • Girls, members of Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero's Fiesta Colorado Dance Company pose near Civic Center Park during Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Denver, Colorado. The girls wear traditional Mexican style dance costumes in bright colors decorated with...
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • [2009?]
    • Magdalena Gallegos

    • Portrait of Magdalena Gallegos as a young woman, the local historian and author poses with her hands on her hips in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1954
    • Sugar beet workers

    • Sugar beet laborers Pedro Arellano, Frank Gallegos, Felipe Arellano, Antonio Avan Arellano and Eulogio Arellano, probably in Denver, Colorado, wait to be transported to sugar beet fields near Fort Collins. The men wear hats or caps, jackets, pants,...
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    • ca.1929
    • Ann Aguayo Laguna, Linda Aguayo

    • Studio portrait of Hispanic girls Ann Aguayo (later Laguna) and her sister Linda Aguayo, Denver, Colorado. Both young girls wear ribbons and bows in their hair and patterned dresses with oversize collars.
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    • ca. 1934
    • Ray & Fred

    • Mexican Americans Ray Baca, age two, and his brother Fred, age three, sit in a toy wagon in front of 1118 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The boys wear lace dresses, one wears a bonnet. A sign on the front of the...
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    • 1928
    • Hank Enrique Roybal 11th Street.

    • Hank Enrique Roybal sits on the front steps of the porch at his home on 11th Street, in the Auraria neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. He has his hair cut short and wears a polo shirt and jeans with the bottoms rolled into cuffs. The wood frame...
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    • [1953?]
    • Young Ladies Sodality meeting St. Cajetan's Catholic Church.

    • Members of the Young Ladies Sodality pose for a group portrait in at St. Cajetan's Catholic Church, 1190 Ninth (9th) Street, in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They are identified as: back row: Ida Navarez, Marion Salas, Magdalena...
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    • 1951
    • Baby Mary Trujillo with a basket

    • Nine month old Mary Trujillo, a fourth generation resident of the Auraria neighborhood, hangs on to a basket in the yard of her house at 943 1/2 10th (Tenth) Street, Denver, Colorado. Shows a wooden fence and flagstones.
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    • 1956
    • Jerry Rodriguez & Jackie Torres

    • Two children, Jerry Rodriquez and Jackie Torres, stand in front of an automobile that belongs to Phil Torres on 9th Street in the Auraria neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. Jerry wears a two-tone jacket and a bow tie, Jackie wears a First Communion...
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    • 1948
    • Phil Torres

    • Phil Torres, a elderly person affectionately known as "The Mayor of Auraria," stands in front of 1033 9th Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Mr. Torres owned the home which is now part of the 9th Street Historic District on the...
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    • 1990
    • Tom Vigil

    • Tom Vigil poses in front of the Foundry near 12th (Twelfth) and Curtis Streets in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The teenage boy wears a dark shirt and pants with the cuffs rolled up. His dark, curly hair is parted on the side.
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    • 1941
    • Skipper Herrera

    • Skipper (Jim) Herrera, a young boy, poses near plants and a tree in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. He wears a shirt, coveralls and a brimmed cap with possibly a military insignia on the front.
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    • 1942
    • Skipper (Jim) Herrera

    • Jim (Skipper) Herrera poses against the side of his house with his dog and a puppy in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1942
    • Cleotilde Rivera

    • Cleotilde Rivera stands in front of her home at 1121 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The elderly woman wears a floral print dress and has curled, gray hair.
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    • ca. 1950
    • Celia Baca

    • Celia Baca poses near 1118 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The teenage girl wears a wrap around coat tied with a belt. Her curly, dark hair is worn back.
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    • 1943
    • Frank Herrera

    • Frank Herrera, poses in front of his home at 1126 12th (Twelfth) Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. He is bare chested and wears pleated pants. His wavy dark hair is parted on the side and combed back. His brother, Skipper (Jim)...
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    • 1941
    • Skipper (Jim) Herrera

    • Jim (Skipper) Herrera poses in front of his home at 1126 12th (Twelfth) Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. He wears a jump suit with short sleeves. His dark hair is parted on the side. He poses near a house with stone steps.
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    • 1942
    • Gloria Herrera

    • Gloria Rodriguez, née Herrera, age 5, poses on her front porch at 1121 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. She wears a winter coat and pants.
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    • 1949
    • Frank Herrera

    • Frank Herrera, dressed as an altar boy, poses outside of St. Cajetan's Church, 1190 9th (Ninth) Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. He wears a cassock and a white, lace surplice. His hands are folded as in prayer. Commercial...
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    • 1931
    • Lawrence Rivera and Skipper Herrera

    • Lawrence Rivera sits on a tricycle and has his arm around Jim (Skipper) Herrera near 12th (Twelfth) and Curtis Streets in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. They pose in front of a brick wall. Lawrence wears a T-shirt, pants and...
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    • 1941
    • Pedro Rivera

    • Pedro Rivera cuts a piece of metal with a large hacksaw on a sawhorse near 1121 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. He wears jeans, a leather jacket and a fedora hat.
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    • 1950
    • Gloria Herrera and her grandmother

    • Mexican Americans Gloria Rodriguez, née Herrera and her grandmother, Tillie Rivera, pose in front of a brick house at 1121 Lawrence Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Gloria wears blouse, skirt, sweater, bobby-socks and tennis...
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    • 1955

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