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    • Be sure to soap all over, brr-rr!

    • A group of African American campers from Camp Nizhoni bathe on the bank of South Boulder Creek in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. The teenage girls wash clothes and wear swim suits and caps. Camp buildings are in the distance.
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    • 1932
    • 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

    • Seven African American campers from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado either stand in South Boulder Creek or sit on a wooden bridge. They wear swimsuits and swim caps.
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    • 1937
    • Camp 1937 Season

    • Ten African American campers from Camp Nizhoni (including Patsy Crosswhite from Sioux City, Iowa) pose together on the campgrounds in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1937 June 27 to August 7
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-164], [ARL-165], [ARL-166] and [ARL-167] Camp Nizhoni." The photographic prints on album page show: three African American teenage campers; the YWCA Reserve Secretary and a camper; the YWCA Reserve...
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Fourteen African American campers (including Mary Frances) stand near a truck on the Camp Nizhoni campground in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Some campers wear dresses with print designs; others wear skirts and blouses and some hold...
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    • 1937
    • The gang going to the creek for the daily dip

    • View of a group of African American campers from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado on their way to bathe in the South Boulder Creek. They wear swim suits and swim caps. Some have on coats; one wears a robe. They carry large...
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    • 1932
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Four African American teenage campers stand by a truck at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. One camper holds a patterned, wide-brimmed hat. The license plate on the Ford truck reads: "Colo. 1937 1-82702."
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-169], [ARL-170] and [ARL-171] Camp Nizhoni." The photographic prints on album page show: group of African American campers by a truck at Camp Nizhoni; group of African American campers as they board a...
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    • 1937
    • 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.
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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
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • African American campers from Camp Nizhoni pose together on the campgrounds in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1937
    • 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
    • "Andy Family" First week

    • Six African American campers of various ages in the "Andy" family (Andy is counselor Marie Anderson, later Marie L. Greenwood) pose near a wire fence on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Some wear dresses, two...
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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
    • The last dinner!

    • A group of African American campers pose by their camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows a building with wooden shudders, porch and a broken bench.
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    • 1936
    • 1936, cont'd.

    • Text and annotations on album page read: [ARL-136] "Don't look so forlorn; there'll be another year. Woody must be going to Denver, she's all 'dressed' up, [ARL-137] First Week, 'Andy Family' 1936, [ARL-138] Take the picture quick; the train's...
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    • 1936
    • Katherine Patton (Pat), "Woody," Mrs. Rena Flake, Mrs. Wilson

    • Four African American women, Katherine Patton (Pat), Mary E. Wood (Woody), Mrs. Rena Flake and Mrs. Wilson pose together at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Woody has a broken leg and leans on one crutch while she holds...
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    • 1936, August
    • "Pat," "Woody" and "Peggy," Me, Mrs. Wilson

    • Four African American women, Katherine Patton (Pat), Mary E. Wood (Woody), Marie Anderson ( Andy, later Marie L. Greenwood), and Mrs. Wilson pose together at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Woody has a broken leg and leans...
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    • 1936, August
    • After-season trip to camp

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-147] Katherine Patton, 'Pat,' 'Woody,' Mrs. Rena Flake, Mrs. Wilson. You just can't keep a good 'fella' down, so here is Woody back in the mountains with crutches, 'Peggy,' and all, [ARL-148] 'Pat,'...
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    • 1936 August
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • A group of African American teenage campers who include Virginia McKinney mingle together on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Most of them wear dresses; one wears a skirt and blouse; two wear pants. License...
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Virginia McKinney, Patsy Crosswhite, and unidentified African American campers pose at Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They all wear dresses; one wears a bracelet.
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-173], [ARL-174], [ARL-175], [ARL-176] and [ARL-177] Camp Nizhoni." The photographic prints on album page show: two African American teenage campers (including Virginia McKinney); group of African...
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    • 1937
    • Mother Gross

    • Pictured is Mother Gross, an African American woman and cook for Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Mary Wood, Camp Director, conducts Sunday Chapel service with campers who sit among trees on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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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

    • Two African American campers sit and wash their clothes in a wash tub on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows clothes on a clothesline with clothespins.
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    • 1937
    • 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]
    • Patsy Crosswhite and Ethel Wood

    • Patsy Crosswhite (the youngest camper) and Ethel Wood stand in a meadow on the campgrounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They both wear dresses. Ethyl wears a headband in her hair.
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    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • Jessie Sharp

    • Jessie Sharp, an African American woman, stands near a camp building at Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears a long dress, hat and "open-toe" shoes.
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    • [between 1937 and 1940]
    • Patsy Crosswhite

    • Patsy Crosswhite (the youngest camper) stands beside a wooden outhouse among the Ponderosa Pine trees of Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • 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]
    • Patsy Crosswhite

    • Patsy Crosswhite, the youngest camper in Camp Nizhoni, poses among the trees in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • 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]
    • Patsy Crosswhite

    • Patsy Crosswhite, the youngest camper at Camp Nizhoni, poses near aspen trees in the camp at Lincoln Hills in Gilpin County, Colorado. She wears a play suit and has a headband in her hair.
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    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • 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]
    • Patsy Crosswhite

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-185] Patsy Crosswhite and Ethel Wood, [ARL-186], [ARL-187] and [ARL-188] [Patsy Crosswhite]." The photographic prints on album page show: Patsy Crosswhite and Ethel Wood in a meadow; Patsy beside an...
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    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • Camp Nizhoni - unidentified teenagers

    • Four African American teenage campers and an adult pose near their camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. One holds a box camera.
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    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • 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 teenagers

    • Two African American teenage campers stand near their camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. One wears a one-piece pants outfit with a sweater and saddle shoes; the other wears a "culottes" type outfit.
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    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • 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]

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