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    • Irene Johnson and Vivian Rose

    • Two African American girls pose on rocks at Camp Nizhoni, the Phyllis Wheatley Y.W.C.A. camp, in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They wear uniforms that consist of blouses, bloomers, and stockings. They have large hats slung on their...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1920-1930.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • ARL-1
    • A trip to the old mine

    • A group of African American teenagers at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado pose atop a tailings pile near either a silver, gold or tungsten mine. They wear dresses, pants, overalls, stockings, hats. Two have on sombreros, one...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1920-1930.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • ARL-10
    • Ah! destination in sight-Rollinsville, at the end of the bend of the road It's only 8 o'clock!

    • African American teenage campers and their counselor from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills hike along Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks near Rollinsville (Gilpin County), Colorado. The buildings of the town are in the distance. The hikers...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--Facilities--1930-1940.; African...
    • ARL-100
    • Don't eat the cup, Ethel, we'll have breakfast eventually, we hope!

    • Five African American teenage girls and their counselor from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills cook breakfast near Rollinsville (Gilpin County), Colorado. They hold sticks with food on them over a fire and one holds a cup. They wear overalls, pants,...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--Facilities--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • ARL-101
    • The same 1932 "crew"

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-99] Five o'clock (A.M.) hike to Rollinsville. (Note the wraps.), [ARL-100] Ah! destination in sight-Rollinsville, at the bend of the road. It's only 8 o'clock!, [ARL-101] Don't eat the cup, Ethel,...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • ARL-102
    • Rollinsville; a typical Colorado mountain town

    • View of the town of Rollinsville (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows wood frame buildings and cars on street. Signs read: "Grocery - Fresh Meat," "Eat - Fountain Drinks," "Garage - How is your oil?" and "Repairs - Service."
    • Rollinsville (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Rollinsville--1930-1940.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Rollinsville--1930-1940.
    • ARL-103
    • What happened to those wraps, girls?

    • A group of African American teens and their counselor from Camp Nizhoni rest on the railroad tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad near Tunnel 30 (Gilpin County), Colorado. One girl carries a cup. They wear pants, overalls, shirts,...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • ARL-104
    • Thus endeth the camping adventures of the season of 1932

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-103] Rollinsville, a typical Colorado mountain town, [ARL-104] What happened to those wraps, girls? A pause to rest at the entrance of Tunnel 30 on the return to camp. Boy, were we hungry!." The...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • ARL-105
    • Boulder Creek as it flows through Lincoln Hills

    • View of South Boulder Creek near Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows bushes, evergreen trees and Lincoln Hills in the distance.
    • Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.; South Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Streams--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.
    • ARL-106
    • Entrance to the Chapel

    • View of the entrance to the Chapel for the campers of Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. A sign reads: "The Lord is in His Holy Temple, Let All Keep Silence Before Him." Shows ponderosa pine.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--Facilities--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Signs--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • ARL-107
    • Divine Love; Our little secret high up in the Rockies

    • View of rocks in the shape of a cross within a circle, part of Camp Nizhoni's chapel in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. A fence is in the background.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--Facilities--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Camps--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Signs--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • ARL-108
    • 'Round and About Camp

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-106] Boulder Creek as it flows through Lincoln Hills, [ARL-107] Entrance to the Chapel, [ARL-108] 'Divine Love' Our little secret high up in the Rockies." The photographic prints on album page show:...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--Facilities--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.; South Boulder Creek (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Camps--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • ARL-109
    • Are we happy?

    • Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood) and Ethel Hawkins, African American teenage women pose on the campground of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They wear overalls and shirts. Sombreros are slung on their backs.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1920-1930.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1920-1930.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1920-1930.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1920-1930.;...
    • ARL-11
    • Gateway to Lincoln Hills

    • African American teenage campers stand at the entrance of Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows luggage and a sign that reads: "Lincoln Hills." Camp Nizhoni buildings are in the distance.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--Buildings--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • ARL-110
    • Waiting for the train

    • A group of African American teenage campers and their counselors from Camp Nizhoni pose by Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and a railway stop near the entrance to Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They wear dresses, blouses,...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Camp counselors--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • ARL-112
    • Camp Seasons 1934, 1935

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-110] Gateway to Lincoln Hills, [ARL-111] Arapahoe Glacier as viewed through binoculars. (It's the very faint white spot.), [ARL-112] Waiting for the train." The photographic prints on album page show:...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • ARL-113
    • Find your supper or you don't eat. Some fun, kids!

    • A group of African American teenage campers and their counselors stand near a camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Some hold large sticks. They wear shorts, overalls, pants, shirts, dresses and hats.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Camp counselors--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.;...
    • ARL-114
    • Miss Jones and I stranded in mid-stream

    • Two counselors, Miss Jones and Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood) are stuck on some rocks in the middle of South Boulder Creek in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They wear swim suits and swim caps.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--Facilities--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Camp counselors--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.;...
    • ARL-116

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