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  • All fields: Camp counselors--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.
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    • Everybody's happy except Marie. Musta been somethin' she e't

    • Pictured are Declora James, Zudora Blakey, Mary E. Wood ("Woody," the Camp's Director), Marie Anderson, a camp counselor (later Marie L. Greenwood), Ruby Hawkins, Ethel Wood, Marie Yarbra, and Eleanor Hawkins ("Hawky, " a camp counselor) African...
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    • 1932
    • 1932 (cont'd)

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-95] Declora James, Zudora Blakey, Me, 'Woody,' Ruby Hawkins, Ethel Wood, Marie Yarbra, 'Hawky,' Everybody's happy except Marie, Musta been somethin' she e't, [ARL-96] 'Smitty,' Eleanor Smith, 'Woody,'...
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    • 1932
    • 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,...
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    • [between 1934 and 1935]
    • 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.
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    • 1934
    • Now ain't this sumthin'? Even the staff has gone wild!

    • Five African American counselors at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado pose near their camp building. They wear long pants or long skirts. One wears a paper hat while the others wear scarves on their heads. A woman stands at...
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    • 1934
    • 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.
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    • 1934
    • We like it cold!!!

    • African American campers and their counselor swim in South Boulder Creek in Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They have on swim suits and swim caps. Lincoln Hills is in the distance.
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    • 1934
    • Don't ask me to separate '34 pictures from '35, please!

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-114] Find your supper or you don't eat. Some fun, kids!, [ARL-115] Remember the gypsy hikes when we followed marked trails, got lost, scratched our arms and legs, but always found the hidden supper?,...
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    • 1934
    • This, my children, was the "epidemic" of 1934

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARl-120] Here they come!!!, [ARL-121] Poor little lamb! Wonder if Eva ever finished her book?, [ARL-122] There is also a black sheep in the picture, [ARl-123] And there they go - with our flowers." The...
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    • 1934
    • There is also a black sheep in the picture

    • African American teenage campers and their counselors gather round a black sheep in a meadow near Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Clothes include overalls, shorts, long skirts and blouses.
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    • 1934
    • Yep, this is 1935

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-125] The first week group ready to go home, [ARL-126] Just hold those poses a moment, please. My, my, such figures!, [ARl-127] 'Andy Family' First week, [ARL-128] A good old water fight. You get wet...
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    • 1935
    • Breakfast out of doors first week. Such hard workers!!!

    • A group of African American female campers, who include Zipporah Parks, pose together on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Their counselors (including Marie Anderson, later Marie L. Greenwood) are in the...
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    • 1936
    • Kin I help Snippy? Now where are the eggs? Mmm, I smell bacon!

    • Three African American counselors (including Mildred Parsons, aka "Snippy") and a camper, from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado, kneel or stand by an outdoor stone grill (barbecue) ready to cook breakfast. Shows a wood pile,...
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    • 1936
    • 1936, Open season for first aid, splints, and wild rides

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-131] Breakfast out of doors first week. Such hard workers!!!, [ARL-132] Kin I help, Snippy? Now, where are the eggs? Mmm, I smell bacon!, [ARL-133] What's the matter, Andy, isn't Snippy doing it right?...
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    • 1936
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • A group of African American campers and their counselors (including Marie Anderson, later Marie L. Greenwood) frolic in South Boulder Creek on the campgrounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Most wear swim suits and swim...
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), a camp counselor, poses with other counselors on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-197] [Camp Nizhoni], [ARL-198] [Jessie Sharp], [ARL-199] [Mother Gross], [ARL-200] [Camp Nizhoni]." The photographic prints on album page show: Mother Gross, Frances Elliott and an unknown African...
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified female

    • Portrait of an unidentified African American female counselor as she poses by the camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears an embroidered blouse with heart-shaped buttons and an eyelet design.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified young woman

    • An unidentified African American female counselor at Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado stands in the woods. She wears a scarf on her head, a striped blouse with a bow tie, pants and has a sweater tied around her waist. She holds...
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified women

    • An unidentified African American counselor at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado stands in the woods. She holds a stick, a sweater and sunglasses in her hand. She wears a scarf on her head, a top and pants with large buttons on...
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Three African American teenage counselors, who include Ethel Wood, pose together at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They all wear long dresses with bobby socks, and either sandals or shoes.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified woman

    • Close up of an unidentified African American counselor as she poses by the camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears an embroidered blouse with an eyelet design.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified woman

    • An African American counselor for Camp Nizhoni stands by a tree on the campgrounds in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears overalls with a striped blouse, a scarf on her head, hoop earrings and "open-toe" shoes with socks.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified young woman

    • An African American counselor stands on the campgrounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears a blouse with ruffles and a short sleeve jacket. She holds a book and some papers.
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified woman

    • An unidentified African American counselor from Camp Nizhoni leans against a stone wall of the camp building in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears pants, a blouse and hoop earrings. Shows baggage, purse and a sweater.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified woman

    • An unidentified African American counselor from Camp Nizhoni leans against logs of an enclosure in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears a blouse, pants and hoop earrings.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-202], [ARL-203] and [ARl-204] [unidentified African American woman], [ARL-205] [three African American counselors including Ethel Wood], [ARL-206] [unidentified African American woman]." The...
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • African American teenage campers and counselors pose while a counselor photographs them with a box camera at Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They all wear either long or short dresses.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-208], [ARL-209] and [ARL-210] Camp Nizhoni - unidentified woman, [ARL-211] Camp Nizhoni." The photographic prints on album page show: an unidentified African American camp counselor; a group of African...
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]

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