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    • Quilt

    • A rectangular quilt made from pieced commercial cotton, wool and silk cut and arranged in a log cabin and diamond design. Colors on the quilt include lavender, red, beige and blue. It is edged with black piping and braided wool.
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    • [between 1850 and 1860]
    • Jacqueline G. Peterson-Hall

    • Jacqueline G. Peterson-Hall 1956 Real Estate Developer The first African-American female in the State of Colorado to develop a 7 million dollar housing/mixed use project. Mrs. Peterson-Hall is the CEO/President of Eldercare 2000 Inc. and founder...
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    • undated
    • Wink's Panorama (Wink's Lodge) exterior

    • 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
    • Gully Homestead Certificate

    • John Gully received this Homestead Certificate in 1887 for 160 acres of land in what is now Aurora. A few years later he inherited the original Gully family property, which he grew to 1120 acres for grazing and raising draft horses and cattle.
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    • 1887 July 18
    • Mildred Jessie Kane Connell

    • Photograph of Mildred Jessie Kane Connell on her wedding day in Denver, Colorado. She was a Registered nurse who later worked as an Early Day Stewardess for United Airlines until she married. She flew from Chicago to Denver on a regular basis...
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    • 1938 May 1
    • Estes Park from Park Hill

    • View of Estes Park, Colorado, from Park Hill (about four miles southeast of Estes Park); narrow dirt road is flanked by barbed-wire fence and aspen and pine trees; mountain range of the Rocky Mountain National Park in distance.
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    • [between 1911 and 1920]
    • 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
    • Sebastian Cabot Owens

    • Sebastian Cabot Owens Director, Colorado Urban League Minority groups field representative, 1941-1948; Urban League of Colorado, 1948-1975; executive director, Urban League of Colorado, 1952. Guest lecturer at University of Denver and University...
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    • undated
    • Two Men in front of Wink's Lodge

    • Two men stand on the stairs of Winks Lodge, (also known as Winks Panorama) 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...
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    • circa 1950's
    • Cherry Hill Country Club waiters

    • Photograph of the waiters for the Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colorado. Lawrence Cary (Carey) is one of the waiters. They stand in their uniforms in front of a bar prior to operating hours.
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    • 1947
    • John R Connell Jr., MD

    • Photograph taken of John R Connell Jr., MD on his wedding at in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1938 May 1
    • 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
    • Classical mythology

    • Copy of an illustration of four medallions from mythology.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Hay Ranch below Coulter

    • A wood fence borders the near field of a ranch in Colorado, possibly the home of John A. Coulter in Clear Creek County. Coulter was a judge in Georgetown and was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 1880. A ranch house stands across...
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    • [between 1899 and 1910?]
    • George Morrison, Sr.

    • George Morrison, Sr. Musician Violinist, orchestra leader, music teacher, churchman and philanthropist; served on Mayor's Committee on Music, 1947-1960; furnished music on the famous Denver Post Special Train to Cheyenne, Wyoming Frontier Days...
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    • undated
    • Children standing in front of a Wink's Mountain Cabin truck

    • 9 children stand in front of a Wink's Mountain Cabin truck in the Lincoln Hills area near Pinecliffe, Colorado. The Lincoln Hills County Club during the early and middle 20th century was the only African-American mountain resort in the western...
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    • circa 1950's
    • John R Connell Jr., MD desk

    • Photograph of the desk of John R Connell Jr., MD during his time as an intern of Pediatrics at Colorado General Hospital. Photo is of his wife Mildred. After World War II they returned to Denver to live.
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    • circa 1938
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company wait to 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
    • Edna Wilson Mosley

    • Edna Wilson Mosley Aurora City Councilwoman First African American to be elected to the Aurora, Colorado City Council. (1991) Edna Wilson Mosley has demonstrated her commitment to the advancement of human rights and social justice through...
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    • undated
    • Arie Parks Taylor

    • Arie Parks Taylor March 27, 1927-September 27, 2003 Politician and Businesswoman, State Representative, Colorado House of Representatives "The "Fierce Black Woman from Colorado." Arie Parks Taylor's accomplishments are numerous and well known...
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    • undated
    • Janice Cary (Carey)

    • Photograph of Janice Cary (Carey) holding a cat outside of a house in Denver, Colorado.
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    • circa 1945
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company wait to 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
    • Walker Anderson

    • Walker Anderson 1866-1904 Construction Man Came to Denver in 1880 to learn the brick laying trade; helped construct the old Denver Court Housem State Capitol, Daniels and Fisher building, Mining Exchange, Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, and the...
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    • undated
    • Syl Morgan-Smith

    • Syl Morgan-Smith Communicator and Community Leader Mrs. Syl Morgan-Smith was one of the first African American television news anchorwomen in Colorado. She was a weather forecaster, sportscaster, television talk show host, newspaper editor, and...
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    • undated
    • Cary (Carey) girls and Alfred Bennett

    • Photograph of Janice and Joyce Cary (Carey) with their cousin Alfred Bennett standing on some porch steps in Denver, Colorado.
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    • circa 1938
    • Houlthusen House

    • Photograph of the Holthusen family standing outside their home in either Como, Colorado or the ranch outside of Como, Colorado.
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    • circa 1887
    • 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
    • Female dancer

    • An oil painting of a female dancer by Henrietta Bromwell. The woman is standing and wears a full length rustic dress, a cap and apron. The painting is unframed.
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    • [between 1885 and 1888]
    • James A. Atkins

    • James A. Atkins 1890-1968 Teacher Came to Denver in 1927; teacher at Tennessee A & I College; assisted Dr. Ambrose Calves in Federal Emergency Relief activities for Negroes during the depression; national conferee in formulating the Charter of...
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    • undated
    • The Reverend Harry E. Rahming

    • The Reverend Harry E. Rahming Episcopal Priest and Theologian Great-great-grandson of Squanto, son of Massasoit, the 17th century American Indian. Rector of Holy Redeemer Episcopal Church, Denver, 1920-1966; received the first Master of Theology...
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    • undated
    • Janice Cary (Carey)

    • Photograph of Janice Cary (Carey) holding a cat outside of a house in Denver, Colorado.
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    • circa 1945
    • Houltsen Ranch and Stage Stop

    • Photograph taken by Y.A Realle of the Holthusen Ranch and stage stop located three miles north of Como, Colorado. The area was settled on April 4, 1873. Included in the picture are several of the ranch buildings, family members, and an...
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    • 1881 August 25
    • Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company at Cinco de Mayo

    • A member of Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company leaves the stage while other members 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...
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    • 2012 May 06
    • The Family of Wendell Hamlet in back of Winks Panorama (Winks Lodge)

    • Family members Alberta Hamlet, Katherine Patton, Bessie DaVaun, Clarence Hamlet, and Lillian (Hamlet?) stand outside Winks Panorama, (also known as Winks Lodge) was a hotel near Pinecliffe, Colorado that served African-American tourists during the...
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    • circa 1950's
    • Rocky place and junipers

    • A landscape oil painting by Henrietta Bromwell of a rocky hillside dotted with juniper trees; the sky above is blue with clouds.
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    • [between 1885 and 1895]
    • Buildings in trees

    • Lawn, sidewalks, and cottonwood trees and residences, probably in Colorado or Utah. A brick house has a covered porch and fanlight.
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    • [between 1922 and 1935?]
    • Perigo Mill in Gilpin County

    • Large piles of wood are stacked at the side of the Perigo Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado. The mill has several levels, and two large smokestacks supported by wires protrude from the roof. Several smaller smokestacks also protrude from the roof. A...
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    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Jack Bradley

    • Jack Bradley Musician Native Denverite; charter member of Denver Civic Symphony, 1935; first black member of Denver Symphony 1940-1941 and 1946-1949; first black person serving as a regular member of any United States symphony orchestra; presently...
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    • undated
    • Cleo Parker Robinson

    • Cleo Parker Robinson 1948- Artistic Director of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble Cleo Parker Robinson is the Artistic Director of the only multi-cultural dance arts organization of its kind in this region. The organization has received the...
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    • undated

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