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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • A Black man views the body of Ralph L. Carr, lying in state in an open casket, at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, Colorado. Soldiers stand at attention; women wait in line.
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Coffins--Colorado--1950-1960.; Dead persons--Colorado--1950-1960.; Funeral...
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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • People (some Black) crowd the Colorado State Capitol to view the body of ex-governor Ralph L. Carr, in Denver, Colorado.
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • People, who include a Black woman, walk by the body of Ralph L. Carr, former governor of Colorado, as his body lies in an open casket at the Colorado State Capitol rotunda in Denver, Colorado. A soldier stands at attention; floral tributes surround...
    • Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Capitols--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Coffins--Colorado--1950-1960.; Funeral rites &...
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    • Downing

    • View, from Clarence F. Holmes' house, of Downing Street in the Whittier neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. An African American man walks near parked automobiles.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [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...
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [1953]
    • Shrine 53

    • African American men and women stand on Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They await the beginning of a Shriners parade.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [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.
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [1953]
    • 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...
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [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."
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Parades &...
    • [1953]
    • Manual Training High School fire

    • Interior view, after a fire, of Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) Avenue and Franklin Street in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. An African American man and white man are near a staircase.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Manual Training...
    • [1953]
    • African-American boys

    • African American boys pose outdoors after a fire at Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) Avenue and Franklin Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • [1953]
    • 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.
    • American National Red Cross--1950-1960.; Korean War, 1950-1953--Medical aspects--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Medical aspects of war--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Military...
    • 1954 January 22
    • Manual Training High School fire

    • Men stand outdoors after a fire at Manual Training High School at 27th (Twenty-seventh) Avenue and Franklin Street in Denver, Colorado. Fire hoses are on the sidewalk.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Whittier (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Manual Training High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • [1953]
    • Equity bldg.

    • Two story commercial building in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A neon sign hangs from store address 2563 Welton Street reads: "Equity Savings." The sign on the shop window reads: "Equity Savings and Loan Association." Other...
    • Equity Savings and Loan Association (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [1955?]
    • Denver Public Library construction site

    • Black (African American) and white workmen pour concrete at the Denver Public Library construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Rebar and cement trucks are nearby.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [1954]
    • New Hope Baptist Church adult choir E. 23rd Ave & Ogden St.

    • Black (African American) members of the New Hope Baptist Church adult choir pose in the church at 23rd (Twenty-third) Avenue and Ogden Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The men and women wear robes.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Choirs...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • New Hope Baptist Church mortgage burning week ceremony

    • A Black (African American) man stands at the pulpit in the New Hope Baptist Church during a ceremony to commemorate the end of the church's mortgage in Denver, Colorado. A group of Black men and women sit nearby.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955 November
    • New Hope Baptist Church adult choir E. 23rd and Ogden St.

    • Black (African American) and white members of the New Hope Baptist Church adult choir shake hands in the church in Denver, Colorado. A piano is nearby.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Choirs (Music)--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • New Hope Baptist Church adult choir

    • Black (African American) and white members of the New Hope Baptist Church adult choir shake hands and pose near a piano in the church in Denver, Colorado. A microphone is nearby.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Choirs (Music)--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Denver Public Library bookmobiles

    • A woman and children walk by a Denver Public Library bookmobile in Denver, Colorado; one teenager is Black (African American), a bicycle leans on the vehicle, and a boy is in a Cub Scout uniform.
    • Denver Public Library--Equipment & supplies--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Bookmobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1956
    • Auditorium Hotel

    • The ladder from a fire department hook-and-ladder unit reaches to the roof of the Auditorium Hotel at 1406 Stout Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. An African American (Black) man speaks to a man who sits in a car in front of the hotel; white men...
    • Auditorium Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Fire engines & equipment--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1952 Apr. 5
    • 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...
    • American Woodmen--People--1950-1960.; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.;...
    • [1952]
    • Brownies

    • A group of young, African American (Black) girls in Brownie uniforms pose in a church in Denver, Colorado. Most of the girls wear tan dresses, beanies, and socks with the Brownie logo. Two girls wear saddle shoes. A girls with a disability wears a...
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America--Branches, chapters, etc.--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Handicapped persons--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Girl Scouts

    • A group of Girl Scouts, Brownies, and probably a troop leader pose on steps in Denver, Colorado. The two Brownies are African American (Black) and wear uniforms and beanies. The Girl Scout is an African American (Black) girl who wears the tradition...
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America--Branches, chapters, etc.--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Asian Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Brownies

    • A group of African American (Black) girls, most wearing Brownie uniforms, pose on a low platform in Denver, Colorado. The girls wear dresses and beanies.
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America--Branches, chapters, etc.--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Youth organizations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Girl Scouts

    • A young African American (Black) girl stands behind a table cluttered with a cake, balloons, and gifts in a classroom in Denver, Colorado. The girl wears a Brownie uniform with the badges and insignias removed. Cakes on the table read: "Happy...
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America--Branches, chapters, etc.--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Birthday parties--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Brownies

    • A group of African American (Black) girls and women pose in the backyard of a house in Denver, Colorado. Most of the girls wear Brownie uniforms and beanies. Two girls stand on top of a slide, and swings are in the distance. Shows a corrugated tin...
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America--Branches, chapters, etc.--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Youth...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Some music for the boys

    • Soldiers (some African American) stand around a woman seated at a piano, in (probably) Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Army.--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Military life--American--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Pianos--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1952 and 1956?]
    • 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...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957
    • 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...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 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...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Bars--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Restaurants--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 April
    • 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."
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Intersections--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [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...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 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.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Employees--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]

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