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    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man who wears a suit jacket, vest, high collar shirt, and patterned neck tie. His hair is styled in a wave.
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    • 1890
    • The Palisades, Great Ute Canon

    • View of rock formations identified as the Palisades, high on a distant cliff near a canyon identified as Great Ute Canyon, Colorado. Shows a narrow clearing with stumps, trees, rocks, fallen trees in a canyon with steep rock walls.
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    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Byron Caldwell

    • Byron Caldwell Civic Worker Native Denverite; supervisor of Job Corps, Pleasanton, California, 1965; director of Peace Corps, Nigeria, Africa, 1966-1972; director of the International Division of One World, 1972; presently national director of the...
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    • undated
    • Pauline Robinson

    • Pauline Robinson Librarian N.A.A.C.P. freedom activist in her college years; responsible for the integration of Lakeside Amusement Park; coordinator of Children's Services, Denver Public Library; 1964, recipient of the Nell I Scott Memorial Award...
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    • undated
    • Winks Panorama postcard

    • Winks Panorama, (also known as Winks Lodge) was a hotel near Pinecliffe, Colorado that served African-American tourists during the early and middle 20th century. The lodge was built in the Lincoln Hills County Club area which was the only...
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    • circa 1950's
    • 1739 East 29th Avenue

    • Schulz-Neef house in Whittier neighborhood. Former home to Max Need and family for three generations. Max and his brother, Fredrick, were founders and owners of Neef Brothers Brewery, one of the largest breweries in Colorado in it's day. Also...
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    • 1881
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • A member of Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company performs with the Colorado Orchestra at the 10th Annual concert organized by the Consulado de México en Denver. The concert was performed at the Civic Center outdoor theater.
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    • 2012 May 06
    • Cliff Palace

    • View of Cliff Palace, a cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.
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    • "Aunt" Clara Brown

    • "Aunt" Clara Brown 1800-1882 Former Slave Settled in Denver or Auraria Cherry Creek in 1959; set up the first laundry in the "new country" at Central City, Colorado, amassed a fortune, bought mining claims, and used her money to help bring other...
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    • undated
    • Columbus "Chris" Veasey, Jr. Ph.D.

    • Columbus "Chris" Veasey, Jr. Ph.D. Chairman, Denver County Democratic Party Elected Chairman, Denver County Democratic Party in 1991. He was the first African-American to be elected as Party Chairman in Denver History. His aggressive...
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    • undated
    • Joan and Jerome Cary (Carey)

    • Photograph of toddlers Joan and Jerome Cary (Carey) standing on a sidewalk in Denver, Colorado.
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    • undated
    • Women in front of Winks Panorama (Wink's Lodge)

    • Melba Hamlet in front of Winks Panorama also known as Winks Lodge. A hotel near Pinecliffe, Colorado that served African-American tourists during the early and middle 20th century. The lodge was built in the Lincoln Hills County Club area which...
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    • 1957 September
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company perform with the Colorado Orchestra at the 10th Annual concert organized by the Consulado de México en Denver. The concert was performed at the Civic Center outdoor theater.
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    • 2012 May 06
    • Squash and potatoes- Antlers, Colo.

    • View of a field of potato and squash plants near Antlers, Garfield County, Colorado. The Grand Hogback Mountains stand in the far distance.
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    • [between 1891 and 1915?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • An unidentified man and woman sit on a step in front of a porch.
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    • [between 1915 and 1931?]
    • Ulysses H. Baker

    • Ulysses H. Baker 1869-1933 Became a policeman in 1898; first motorcycle patrolman in the City and County of Denver; created the first auto-theft department in the West. Was promoted to the rank of City Detective; held this position until...
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    • undated
    • James David Ward

    • James David Ward Educator In 1965 he became principal of Manual High School, making him the first Black male high school principal in Colorado. He stayed at Manual High School until 1977 and was responsible for the successful desegregation of...
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    • undated
    • Joan and Jerald Cary (Carey)

    • Photograph of toddlers Joan and Jerald Cary (Carey) standing on the steps of a front porch in Denver, Colorado.
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    • undated
    • Woman holding chicken in front of Wink's Panorama (Wink's Lodge)

    • Wendell Hamlet's sister, Lillian hold a chicken near Winks Panorama also known as Winks Lodge. The hotel near Pinecliffe, Colorado served African-American tourists during the early and middle 20th century. The lodge was built in the Lincoln Hills...
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    • circa 1950's
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company perform with the Colorado Orchestra at the 10th Annual concert organized by the Consulado de México en Denver. The concert was performed at the Civic Center outdoor theater.
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    • 2012 May 06
    • Ranch Creek

    • Ranch Creek winds around the base of a hillside in this view from the top of a mountain ridge in Colorado, probably in Grand or Boulder County. Ranch Creek is a tributary of the Fraser River, a branch of the Colorado River (formerly the Grand...
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    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • Oliver T. Jackson

    • Oliver T. Jackson 1862-1946 Pioneer Inspired by Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery, Jackson established the community of Dearfield in Weld County, Colorado. It was his hope this would be a place in which black people could become capable...
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    • undated
    • Cary Family

    • Louise and Lawrence Cary (Carey) stand with daughter Julie and grandson Brian Ivery on a sidewalk in Denver, Colorado.
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    • circa 1970
    • Letter from William Pitts to his family

    • Letter from Willam Pitts to his family. Pitts was one of the original builders for the Lincoln Hills Country Club area in Pinecliffe, Colorado. The Lincoln Hills County Club area was the only African-American mountain resort in the western United...
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    • 1926 May 1
    • Bernard F. Gipson, M.D.

    • Bernard F. Gipson, M.D. Physician Studied at Howard University; first chief of surgery, Lowry Air Force Base, 1954-1956; first black doctor in the West to become a member of the American College of Surgeons; presently a diplomat of the American...
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    • undated
    • Boys on front porch

    • Photograph of Jerome Cary (Carey) and cousin Alfred Bennett with two friends sitting on a front porch in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1948 April
    • Cinco de Mayo dancers

    • Dancers from the troupe Fiesta Colorado perform at Lincoln park, in front of the Colorado State Capitol during the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Denver.
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    • 2012 May 05
    • Rocky Point

    • View of snow covered landscape with railroad cut with mountain range, Colorado.
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    • [between 1882 and 1890]
    • Nebraska World War I Selective Service Draft Registration Cards Index, 1917-1918 A-L

    • The Nebraska registration cards are on 50 rolls of microfilm, Nebraska State Historical Society library microfilm catalog number RG0544.PR. They are arranged alphabetically by county or city. Within the county or city, names are listed usually...
    • World War, 1914-1918--Nebraska.; Nebraska--Genealogy--Sources.; Nebraska--History, Military.; United States. Selective Service System--Sources.; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914-1918.; United States....
    • 2005
    • Road in Woods in Ranch Creek

    • A dead tree lies on its side near a tree stump in a road near Ranch Creek in Colorado, probably in Grand or Boulder County. Ranch Creek is a tributary of the Fraser River, a branch of the Colorado River (formerly the Grand River). Tall trees stand...
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    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • Justina L. Ford, M.D.

    • Justina L. Ford, M.D. 1871-1952 Colorado's First Black Woman Physician Came to Denver in 1902; medical practice was widespread among Spanish, foreign-born and black people; spoke eleven languages. Was the attending physician at the delivery of...
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    • undated
    • Joyce Cary (Carey)

    • Photograph of toddler Joyce Cary (Carey) standing on sidewalk in Denver, Colorado.
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    • circa 1942
    • Row House Outer Wall

    • The south outer wall foundation of the row house was one of the first features identified by the archaeologists. Photo Credit: History Colorado
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    • Denver City Park Horse Racing Program

    • Program for a horse race at City Park in Denver, Colorado. Included in the program are advertisements for local businesses
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    • circa 1939
    • Cinco de Mayo dancers

    • Dancers from the troupe Fiesta Colorado perform at Lincoln Park, in front of the Colorado State Capitol during the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Denver.
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    • 2012 May 05
    • Boulder Canyon

    • Logs are banded together to form a road into Boulder Canyon near Gilpin County, Colorado. Additional logs placed end to end line the sides of the road. Shrubs stand on both sides of the road, and a ridge of mountains is in the distance.
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    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • Rock Slide below Havens

    • A horse-drawn wagon stops along a dirt road in Colorado near an area where a rock slide has occurred. Rocks line the hillside above and below the wagon. The wagon has left tracks in the road.
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    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • Clarence F. Holmes, D.D.S.

    • Clarence F. Holmes, D.D.S. Dentist Native Denverite; co-founder of the Colorado N.A.A.C.P. in 1914; founder of the Inter-racial Cosmopolitan Club for Human Relations, Denver; served on Denver's first Commission on Community Relations with its...
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    • undated
    • Cary (Carey) children

    • Photograph of Jerome, Joyce, and Janice Cary (Carey) with cousin Alfred Bennett in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1948
    • Lawrence Cary (Carey)

    • Photograph of Lawrence Cary (Carey) walking down a sidewalk in Denver, Colorado.
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    • circa 1940

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