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    • Citizen's Mission

    • Two women eat Christmas dinner at the Citizen's Mission at 1617 Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows a Christmas table decoration of pine bough and colored bulbs. The women wear scarves and winter coats.
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    • 1951 Dec. 25
    • Women in front of a Christmas tree

    • Two women stand in front of a Christmas tree at an unknown location in Denver, Colorado. The women wear formal party dresses and each holds a glass in her hand. They are attending an event associated with a club identified as the H.D.C. S.A-S.S.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Links Club

    • A group of African American (Black) women, members of the Links Club, pose in front of a ranch house in Denver, Colorado. Several women have ribbons with paper pinned to their dresses. Numbers on the house read: "2601."
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1955?]
    • Novellettes [sic] Club

    • View of a Novelettes Club function. A group of African American (Black) men and women gather around a table at an unidentified location in Denver, Colorado. The women wear party dresses and the men wear tuxedos. Empty glasses and a "7-Up" bottle...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Novellettes [sic] Club

    • View of a Novelettes Club function. A group of African American (Black) women in white, full length gowns stand on the dance floor of a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. One woman stands in front of the other women and bows her head. The other women...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1955?]
    • In the lobby of the Brown Palace Hotel

    • Native American (Sioux) men and women dance in the lobby of the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The men wear beaded moccasins, leggings, breechcloths, vests, and feather headdresses. The women wear fringed dresses and hair pipe necklaces....
    • Denver Post.
    • 1950 July 21
    • King Soopers - Green Stamps

    • A woman model holds a book of "S & H Green Stamps" and points at Green Stamp premiums in a King Soopers Market in Denver, Colorado. Savings stamp premiums include "Samsonite Luggage" and kitchen appliances.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Loretto nun

    • Women look on as a Sister of Loretto nun fills out a form at Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1950 September 21
    • Owlettes Club

    • View of an Owlettes Club function. A group of African American (Black) women sit at a table in a dining room in Denver, Colorado. One woman wears a bold polka dot dress with a full skirt and another wears a short sleeve, shirtwaist style dress with...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Queen of Heaven

    • A nun, a member of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, poses with women and orphan girls at the Queen of Heaven Orphanage at 4825 Federal Boulevard in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The nun holds a spoon over a...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [1954?]
    • Broadway Theater

    • Women pose in Denver, Colorado by a car with a showcard that reads: "This 1912 Baker is Displayed Through the Courtesy of the Colorado Horseless Carriage Club - See Red Skelton in 'Excuse My Dust' starts Thurs at the Broadway Theater." The women...
    • Corwin, Albert O.
    • 1951 June 28
    • Governor Thornton swept here

    • Colorado Governor Daniel Thornton kneels near a wastepaper basket on the floor of his office in the state capitol building in Denver, Colorado. He wears coveralls over his suit and lifts the edge of a mat. The floor is littered with paper and he...
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    • [between 1951 and 1955]
    • Broadway Theater

    • Women pose in Denver, Colorado by a car with a showcard: "This 1912 Baker is Displayed Through the Courtesy of the Colorado Horseless Carriage Club - See Red Skelton in 'Excuse My Dust' starts Thurs at the Broadway Theater." The women are...
    • Corwin, Albert O.
    • 1951 June 28
    • Owl Club

    • View at an Owl Club function. An African American (Black) woman sits at a vanity in a restroom in Denver, Colorado. She reaches up with her hand and smoothes her hair. Her face reflects in the mirror. Flower arrangements, tissue boxes, and an ash...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Millie Pignone, Dottie Bassler visit coach

    • Millie Pignone and Dottie Bassler pose by a carriage in Denver, Colorado for a Broadway Theater promotion; showcard reads: "Open this Lock and Win."
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    • 1954 June 9
    • Opening night Elitch's Theater

    • Group portrait of actors, actresses, and celebrities in Denver, Colorado, including (l to r.): Lynn Salsbury, Whitfield Connor, Grace Kelly, and Helen Bonfils (in maid's uniform). The women hold bouquets of flowers; a telephone is on the table.
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    • 1951, June
    • Miss Ellen Lipp

    • Ellen Lipp returns a book at the Denver Public Library in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; a window has a speaker system and letters: "Drive-In Depository."
    • Teter, Cloyd M.
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    • Drive up book return

    • Barbara Blamey puts books in a return box at Denver Public Library in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Letters read: "Drive Up Book Return City & County Denver - Denver Public Library." Embossed chrome insignia on the car reads:...
    • McCall, Floyd Haley, 1902-
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    • Colfax & Acoma

    • A woman leans from her car and puts books in a return slot at the Denver Public Library in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1951 April
    • York Food Market, fruit basket

    • A woman poses with a basket of apples and grapes at the York Food Mart at 2021 East Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. She wears a hat with feathers and a veil.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Harry Rhoads and friend

    • Mr. Rhoads takes off his eyeglasses to get a closer look at an unidentified woman seated on top of a desk; she wears a dress and a scarf in her hair, Denver, Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • Men (one Black, African American) and a woman pose the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
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    • Joe "Awful" Coffee playing host to Denver Bears

    • Interior view at the Ringside Lounge in Denver, Colorado; shows Joe "Awful" Coffee (with glasses), members of the Denver Bears baseball team, and women. Photographs of boxers, a comic strip, and a juke box selector are on the wall.
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    • 1954
    • Ambassadors Club

    • View at an Ambassadors Club function. An African American (Black) woman in a white party dress stands in front of a stage in Denver, Colorado. Her dress has a fitted bodice, v-neckline, and a sheath of white lace chiffon.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1955?]
    • Ambassadors Club

    • View of an Ambassadors Club function. A group of African American (Black) women sit on couches and chairs and pose in a house in Denver, Colorado. The women wear party dresses. A table with cocktails is nearby.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1957?]
    • Keables Sandwich Shop

    • Group portrait of Keables Sandwich Shop restaurant staff in Denver, Colorado; women and men pose by an interior counter, condiments, a kitchen, and a clock.
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    • 1950?
    • Amitie Club

    • View of an Amitie Club function. An African American (Black) woman in a party dress stands in front of a stage in a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. Her dress is strapless with a wrapped sash at the waist and shoulder. Members of a jazz band sit on...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [1959?]
    • Denver Tramway

    • A model poses by a Denver Tramway streetcar in Denver, Colorado. The woman has a brush, a Butterfinger candy bar, and other items around her neck, and wears a tiny hat. The streetcar destination reader says "17th Street;" other signs read...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [1951]
    • Bronze Daughters club

    • View of a Bronze Daughters club function shows a group of African American (Black) women dressed in full length formal dresses, they stand in a triangular formation probably in the basement of a church in Denver, Colorado. Tall candelabras are...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Bronze Daughters club

    • View of a Bronze Daughters club function. A group of African American (Black) women dressed in full length formal dresses gather around a table in Denver, Colorado. Candles, a stack of paper plates, and a tray of hors d'oeuvres sit on a table that...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Bull Moose Club

    • View of a Bull Moose Club function. An African American (Black) man and a white woman stand next to each other in the living room of a house in Denver, Colorado. Several African American women in dresses sit on couches nearby. A portable record...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [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.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1952 and 1956?]
    • [Tenth] 10th National Townsend Convention Denver, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of the delegates at the Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc. (a social security organization) convention near the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver, Colorado. A group of women wear dresses and short capes.
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    • 1950
    • Capetowners Club

    • A group of African American (Black) men and women, members of the Capetowners Club, sit in a booth in a bar probably in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The women wear long formal dresses and the men wear suits. Cocktails are on...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • 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...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1957
    • 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...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • 1957
    • Futuristics Club

    • View of a Futuristics Club function. A group of African American (Black) men and women pose near a stage in Denver, Colorado. The women wear party dresses and the men wear suits. A jazz band is on the stage. A sign on the wall may be the insignia...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Gay Dutchess Club

    • An African American (Black) woman, a member of the Gay Dutchess club (The Gay Dutchess) in a white full length formal dress stands in a living room in Denver, Colorado. She has one hand on her hip, and a drink in the other hand. Her pose roughly...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Civil Defense promotion

    • A woman wearing a Civil Defense armband presents a "State of Colorado Proclamation" to two men in suits in front of the Tabor Theater in Denver, Colorado. Movie posters read: "Invasion USA," and "San Francisco in Flame."
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Civil Defense promotion

    • Women wearing Civil Defense armbands hold a sign: "Civil Defense," in a theater lobby in Denver, Colorado. A poster behind them shows soldiers and reads: "SOS ! Calling All Blood [Dono]rs." A movie poster advertising "Down Among the Sheltering...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [1953?]
    • 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...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Gay Stars Social Club

    • View of a Gay Stars Social Club function. A group of African American (Black) women pose in front of a stage at a dance hall in Denver, Colorado. The women wear white formal dresses, many of them strapless, with corsages. They hold a sign reading...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [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...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Catalog department in former main library

    • Men and women work at desks in the catalog department of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Books, book trucks, typewriters, and card catalogs are in the room.
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    • [between 1950 and 1955]
    • Idle 12 Club

    • View of an Idle 12 Club function. A group of African American (Black) women stand around a table set for a reception in a living room in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dark color dresses and corsages. The table is set with a tea pot, clear coffee...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Nurses use fire extinguishers

    • A nurse practices with a fire extinguisher on a controlled fire in a parking lot at Denver General Hospital in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A group of observers, firemen, and African American (Black) and white nurses look on....
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]

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