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    • Frederick Douglass, Jr.

    • Studio portrait of probably Frederick Douglass, Jr., writer, abolitionist, activist and son of abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. He wears a celluloid collar, tie, vest and jacket. His hair is parted to the side. He has a Van Dyke beard and mustache.
    • Abolitionists.; Activists.; Douglass, Frederick, 1842-1892.; African Americans--Men--1860-1870.
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    • Portrait of Peter Barter and his accordion

    • Full-length studio portrait of a man identified as Peter Barter with his accordion. He is dressed in a dark colored wool suit and stands with his arm resting on a stone pillar. An accordion sits on the stone pillar.
    • Accordions--1890-1900.; Men--1890-1900.; Barter, Peter, resident of Las Animas County, Colo.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Full length studio portrait of a man dressed in an actor's costume who poses in front of a painted backdrop. He wears striped shorts, knee high boots, a sword, light colored tights, a jacket with striped sleeves, a hat with feathers and a cape. The...
    • Actors--1890-1910.; Costumes--1890-1910.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Grammar school at Adams City

    • The four-room grammar school building in Adams City, Adams County, Colorado was built in 1907. The light colored brick building features a rambling floorplan with two stories. The two end sections have hipped roofs and open double-hung windows. A...
    • Adams City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Adams City--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Adams County--1910-1910.
    • [between 1916 and 1920]
    • Portrait of a woman and a baby

    • Studio portrait of a child and an elderly woman. The woman reclines in a chair and holds a young child who wears a light colored gown with puffy sleeves. The woman wears a dark colored blouse, decorative bow tie in the shape of a butterfly, eye...
    • Adults & children--1890-1910.; Aged persons--1890-1910.; Clothing & dress--1890-1910.
    • [between 1891 and 1901?]
    • Portrait of two women and a girl

    • Full length studio portrait of two women and a young girl. The girl wears a light colored dress with an embroidered collar. The woman who sits in a chair wears a dark colored dress, ruffled bodice and parts her hair down the middle of her head. The...
    • Adults & children--1890-1910.; Girls--1890-1910.; Women--1890-1910.
    • 1901
    • Rural folk band

    • Brothers José Filiberto Martinez, far left with violin and Gaspar Martinez, 2nd left with guitar, play with a rural folk band in San Luis Valley, Colorado. Other musicians include a second man with a violin, a man with a washtub, and two men...
    • African Americans--1910-1920.; Hispanic Americans--1910-1920.; Musicians.; Martinez, Gaspar--Pictorial works.; Martinez, Jose Filiberto--Pictorial works.; African Americans--San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.)--Pictorial works.; Folk musicians--San...
    • [between 1915 and 1920?]
    • Second rodeo of Colored Rodeo Assn of Denver

    • View of a Black man on horseback, roping a goat on the Ted Gage ranch in northeast Denver, Colorado, at a Colored Rodeo Association of Denver event. People watch from the sidelines by parked cars.
    • African Americans--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rodeos--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Roping--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [September, 1948?]
    • Wood carving of the Four Freedoms

    • Photograph of a wood carving depiction of the Four Freedoms by James Gertin, an African-American (Black) student, at Manual Training High School in Denver, Colorado. "The Four Freedoms" is carved at the top of the piece. A radio microphone...
    • African Americans--Arts & crafts--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Wood carvings--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1942
    • Second rodeo of Colored Rodeo Association of Denver

    • Black men hold a saddle at the Ted Gage ranch in northeast Denver, Colorado, at a Colored Rodeo Association of Denver event.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Cowboys--1890-1920.; Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rodeos--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [September, 1948?]
    • Men at W. F. Turner real estate office

    • African American men, who include W.F. Turner, pose in front of the W.F. Turner Real Estate Office at either 2607 or 2609 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A sign on the window reads: "Headquarters Denver Branch...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1960.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1940-1960.; Turner, W. F.
    • [between 1945 and 1955?]
    • Landmark Designation Application for Clarence Holmes' residence.

    • Document applying to designate Clarence F. Holmes' house as a historic landmark. Includes picture of Holmes on last page (poor quality).
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • YMCA Identification Card, No. 33

    • Card identifying Clarence Holmes as Fund Solicitor for the Glenarm branch of the YMCA (Denver, Colo.)
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1935
    • Glenarm Branch, Young Men's Christian Association History

    • Document describing the history of the Glenarm YMCA and it's significance to the African American community in Denver, Colo. Includes narrative, map and photographs. May be part of National Register Application documentation.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; Recreation centers--Colorado--Denver.; Community centers--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1982
    • Untitled Hotel Project Proposal

    • Business proposal to build a hotel in Five Points by Otha Rice of the Rice's Tap Room and Oven.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Flyer from the Denver Branch of the NAACP to local Proprietors and Managers of Theaters.

    • Flyer addressed to the Proprietors and Managers of Theaters in Denver, CO, warning them against the segregation of theater customers. Issued by the Denver Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century; African Americans--Civil Rights--Colorado--History--20th century.
    • circa 1917
    • The Cosmopolitan Club of Denver, official records.

    • Includes monthly meeting minutes, financial reports, Christmas programs and ritual for initiation procedure.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century.
    • January 1934 - May 1940
    • Early NAACP Meeting (Denver, Colo.)

    • Group photograph of early NAACP members taken in Dr. Clarence Holme's office in Denver. Caption on back says "Dr. Holmes Office: Denver. NAACP Meeting? 3rd from Left (Seated) Dr. Westbrook, 2nd from Left (Standing) Mary E Holmes."
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Civil rights movements--Colorado--History--20th century.; African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century.
    • 1920
    • Letter from James H. Teller to Robert E. Ewalt regarding the Lincoln Hills community

    • James H. Teller, attorney at Teller, Whatley and Scott and ex-chief justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado writes a letter to Robert E. Ewalt of the Lincoln Hills Company to endorse the Lincoln Hills community.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills. ; Lincoln Hills Company (Colo.) -- Archives.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)
    • 1925 June 6
    • Letter from J.H.P Westbrook to the Lincoln Hills Company

    • J.H.P Westbrook, a physician and surgeon in Denver writes a letter to Robert E. Ewalt and E.C. Regnier of the Lincoln Hills Company to endorse the Lincoln Hills Community.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills. ; Lincoln Hills Company (Colo.) -- Archives.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)
    • 1925 July 4
    • Letter from G.L. Prince to the Lincoln Hills Company

    • G.L Prince, the Pastor of Zion Baptist Church writes to the Lincoln Hills Company to endorse the Lincoln Hills community and describes the unique advantages that the area has for African Americans.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills. ; Lincoln Hills Company (Colo.) -- Archives.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)
    • 1926 March 17
    • Letter from Hugh McLean to the Lincoln Hills Company

    • Hugh McLean, Assistant Trust Officer Colorado National Bank writes to the Lincoln Hills Company regarding the title for the land.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills. ; Lincoln Hills Company (Colo.) -- Archives.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)
    • 1927 April 14
    • The Denver Star

    • Weekly newspaper about the African American community in Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Newspapers.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • circa 1913
    • Emmett Williams 2721 Welton St. (Colored)

    • Interior view of a barber shop probably owned by Emmett Williams in Denver, Colorado; shows chairs, wicker couches, sinks, mirrors, a fern, and a cash register.
    • African Americans--Commerce--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Barbershops--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Williams, Emmett, Barber--Homes &...
    • 1934 July 31
    • Community relations - city planning

    • Men (one Black, African American) discuss a map in Denver, Colorado; another map is on the wall.
    • African Americans--Employment--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; City planning--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Planning drawings--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1947?
    • The colored exodus, scenes at Topeka, Kansas

    • African American (Black) men, women and children, former slaves, arrive at the Shawnee County Fairgrounds in Topeka (Shawnee County), Kansas. Frame buildings on the fairgrounds have cupolas. Interior views of Floral Hall show people at a church...
    • African Americans--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Topeka (Kan.)--1870-1880.; Refugees--American--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Religious services--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Sleeping--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.
    • 1879 July 5
    • Former Colored member of legislature is dead

    • Obituary of Barney L. Ford and brief highlights of his life. Clipping includes a photograph of an elderly Mr. Ford.
    • African Americans--Men--Colorado--1900-1910.; Business people--Colorado--1900-1910.; Ford, Barney L.
    • 1902 December 17
    • Home of Quanah Parker

    • View of Quanah Parker's two-story frame house (Star House) with three of his seven wives, a Black man, Quanah, and two friends posing on balcony near Cache, Oklahoma. The Native American Comanche chief led the last tribe in the Staked Plain to come...
    • African Americans--Oklahoma--Cache--1890-1900.; Comanche Indians--Structures--Oklahoma--Cache--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Structures--Oklahoma--Cache--1890-1900.; Cache (Okla.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Oklahoma--Cache--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • South Weber

    • African Church, at South Weber Street and Pueblo Avenue, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, is a stone building with a belltower. A girl waits in a carriage.
    • African Americans--Spiritual life--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Churches--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.;...
    • [between 1892 and 1900]
    • Walsen Colored Club

    • View of the Walsen Colored Club, a miners' club building for African-American miners at the mining camp of Walsen, in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows a wood frame building with clapboard siding and a false front. Clerestory windows sit on top of a...
    • African Americans--Structures--Colorado--Walsen--1910-1920.; Walsen (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clubhouses--Colorado--Walsen--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1912?]
    • Home for Aged - elderly colored woman

    • Portrait of an elderly African American (Black) woman from the Home for the Aged in Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Older people--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 August

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