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    • West high school, girl's team

    • West High School women's basketball team pose in uniforms with scarves and laced boots, includes one African-American, Denver, Colorado. Shows art classroom interior with reliefs and drawings.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • West High School girl's team

    • West High School women's basketball team pose in uniforms with scarves and laced boots, includes one African-American, Denver, Colorado. Shows art classroom interior with reliefs and drawings.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Al Jolson and Company in Big Boy Denver, Colo.

    • Racehorses, men and women, African American performers and white cast members of "Big Boy" pose in a panoramic photograph in front of the Broadway Theater at 1756 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Al Jolson sits on a racehorse at the edge of the group....
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1927, May 16
    • Al Jolson and Company in Big Boy Denver, Colo.

    • Racehorses, men and women, African American and white members of the cast of "Big Boy" pose in a panoramic photograph in front of the Broadway Theater at 1756 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Al Jolson wears a sombrero in the front row and appears...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1927, May 16
    • Inside Dr. Holmes' office

    • Clarence F. Holmes, an African American man, works on a patient while his assistant stands nearby in his office at 2602 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Dentists' tools, a desk, medicine chest, and a sink are in...
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    • November, 1921
    • Nora Bayes and Co. in Ladies First Broadway Theatre Denver

    • Panoramic view of the cast of "Ladies First," a musical play presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. Three African American women, an African American girl, and white women and men pose at the theater in coats and...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1920, March 20
    • Guy Bates Post in The Masquerader

    • Panoramic view of the cast of "The Masquerader," presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. An African American man stands behind a German Shepherd dog. White men, women and a girl in hats and coats pose near the...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • [between 1920 and 1923?]
    • Arthur Hackwald's [sic] Struttin' Sam Company Broadway Theatre Denver Colo.

    • Panoramic view of the cast of Arthur Hockwold's "Struttin' Sam from Alabam'" musical company, presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. African American men and women and one white man sit and stand in front of the...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1927, Feb. 9
    • Nat Goldstein presents Victor Herbert's "Angel Face," Denver

    • Panoramic view of the cast of "Angel Face," a musical presented at the Broadway Theater, 1756 Broadway, in Denver, Colorado. An African American woman and white men and women sit and stand at the theater front entrance. A poster next to a canopy at...
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1922, Jan 21
    • Maria Mitchell graduation class

    • Students sit and pose on a staircase at Maria Mitchell School at 32nd (Thirty-second) and Lafayette Streets in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Girls wear dresses with rounded collars or wide lapels, camisoles, skirts with box pleats,...
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    • 1923
    • Juv. contingent American Woodmen

    • African-American boys and girls, members of the children's group of the American Woodmen's Association, pose with a woman probably in Denver, Colorado. The boys wears uniforms that include peaked caps. The girls wear wide-brimmed hats and shawls.
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    • 1920
    • Widening Arapahoe St.

    • Workmen, who include Black men, work near machinery on Arapahoe Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Automobiles and barricades that read: "New Mexico Const. Co." are nearby. Signs on buildings read: "M. L. Foss," "Plumbing Heating," "Signs,"...
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    • [1928]
    • Yvonne Belle 4 yrs., Earl Sherman 3 yrs., Mrs. Mason

    • Two African American children, identified as Yvonne Belle and Earl Sherman, pose with Mrs Mason, an African American woman. Mrs. Mason wears a polka-dot dress, stockings and ankle-strap shoes with a "cloche" hat. Yvonne Belle wears a dress, socks,...
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • President Warren G. Harding in Denver

    • United States President Warren G. Harding poses with a woman and a Black man in porter uniform, on the observation deck of a railroad passenger coach, Denver, Colorado.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • June 1923
    • Bet it was Charlotte's idea

    • Margie, June and Charlotte, three teenage African American girls, pose in front of the home of Virginia Woodward, their Sunday School teacher, in Denver, Colorado. They wear dresses and stockings; one wears a jacket; they stand in a circle and hold...
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • Margaret Mackey

    • Margaret Mackey, an African American teenage girl, poses on the steps of the house of Virginia Woodward (her Sunday School teacher). She wears a plaid dress and shoes with a bow.
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • What a class!!

    • African American teenage girls, who include Margaret Mackey, June and Charlotte, and a young girl sit on the steps of the house of Virginia Woodward, their Sunday School teacher. They wear dresses, stockings and "pump" shoes with ankle straps; one...
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • Me, Charlotte, Margie, aren't we hot stuff?

    • Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), Margaret Mackey, and Charlotte, three African American teenage girls pose in front of the house of Virginia Woodward, their Sunday School teacher. They wear dresses, stockings, and shoes with either a bow...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930]
    • Whittier Elementary school students

    • Students who include (top row) unidentified, (second row, left to right) second, Thelma Drisden, Edna (third row, left to right) Norman Randall, Frank Caldwell (Elvin's cousin) Geraldine, Keith, Jean McKissick, Loretta Cole, Eleanor James (bottom...
    • Martin, A. C.
    • between 1927 and 1929
    • Little Georgia Armstrong

    • Georgia Armstrong, an African American baby, sits on a wooden railing. She wears a white dress and white bonnet.
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • Evelyn Gaskin, Leo Horn, Look out Evelyn!

    • Leo Horn, an African American teenage man, poses with his arm around the shoulder of Evelyn Gaskin, an African American teenage woman, in Denver, Colorado. She wears a blouse, skirt, coat and "cloche" hat; he wears a suit, shirt, tie and cap.
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • A Sunday at Virginia Woodward's (Our Sunday School Teacher)

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-34] Margie, June, Charlotte, bet it was Charlotte's idea, [ARL-35] Margaret Mackey. A swell pal, [ARL-36] What a class!!, [ARL-37] Me, Charlotte, Margie, aren't we hot stuff?, [ARL-38] Little Georgia...
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • The Sunshine Makers

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-42] Buddy, Rosann, Betty Jean, Donald, [ARL-43] Yvonne Belle 4 yrs, Earl Sherman 3 yrs., Mrs. Mason, [ARL-44] Little Sun Beams spreading sunshine at Fitzsimmons [sic] General Hospital (No wonder the...
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • Tramway, auto accident

    • A crowd of men, women, and an African-American boy view the crash of Denver Tramway trolley #44 with an automobile in Denver, Colorado. Sign on trolley reads: "This is Music Week In Denver, It's A Great Place To Live."
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Yvonne; It won't bite, Sherman

    • Yvonne Belle and Earl Sherman, two African American children pose together. Yvonne wears a dress and has a bow in her hair. Earl Sherman wears short pants and a long-sleeve shirt.
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    • [between 1929 and 1930]
    • Arapahoe Street widening

    • Workmen, who include Black men, finish a sidewalk and stand near machinery on Arapahoe Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Automobiles and barricades are nearby. Signs on buildings read: "M. L. Foss," "Plumbing Heating," "Signs," "Underhill...
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    • [1928]
    • Entrance to Denver Club

    • A Black boy and white boy stand near the entrance of the Denver Club at 17th (Seventeenth) Street and Glenarm Place in downtown Denver, Colorado, at night. The arched entryway is lighted.
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    • 1921
    • Soup kitchen for unemployed

    • Interior view of a soup kitchen for the unemployed in Denver, Colorado; African American (Black) and white men and boys sit or stand at tables with bowls of soup and bread. Shows a coffee urn and cafeteria employees.
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    • 1921?

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