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  • All fields: African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
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    • Men near a building

    • Two African American men pose at the dental office of Clarence Holmes at 2602 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Signs on the building read: "Dentist," "Realty Co.," "Employment Agency," and "Mechanic Laborer's...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Dentists--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Zion Baptist Church Denver Colo. 4th Anniversary of Rev. W. H. Young as pastor

    • Panoramic view of African American (Black) men, women, boys and girls, members of Zion Baptist Church, who pose outdoors in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Members of the choir pose in robes near the church door.
    • Zion Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Choirs...
    • 1938 October 30
    • Drunk Tank

    • Drunk men sit and lie on the floor of a holding cell in the Police Building, Denver, Colorado. Several men are passed out on the floor. Trash and cigarette butts lie near their bodies. An African American (Black) man sits with his back against the...
    • Denver (Colo.). Police Department.--Facilities--1930-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Detention facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Intoxication--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • I'm always getting into the wrong pew. This is at Rocky Mountain Lake - and some fun!!!

    • Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), an African American teenage girl swings down a pole near Rocky Mountain Lake in Rocky Mountain Lake Park, Denver, Colorado. There is a woman with a baby in the background and a hanging ladder nearby.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Rock Mountain Lake Park (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Playgrounds--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1930
    • Two of the West "gang", Elizabeth Reid, Woodrow Reid

    • An African American teenage boy and his sister, Woodrow Reid and Elizabeth Reid, pose together near West High School in Denver, Colorado. Woodrow wears a suit, tie, scarf, vest and cap; Elizabeth wears a coat, hat, dress, and holds a purse.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1930 May
    • Now, ain't love just too grand, Sheba and Mr. Player? Who is the third party?

    • An African American teenage man sits on a swing while he holds an African American teenage woman next to him at Rocky Mountain Lake Park, Denver, Colorado. A third person peeks out from behind the two. The man wears a suit, tie, vest and hat; the...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Rocky Mountain Lake Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Swings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1930 May
    • Remember those good old days, Margie and Eleanor?

    • Two African American teenage girls identified as Margie and Eleanor, sit atop a slide at Rocky Mountain Lake Park, Denver, Colorado. One wears a "sailor" style blouse and skirt; the other wears a "sailor" hat, shirt and overalls.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Sliding boards--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1930 May
    • Julius Johnson, William Powell, West High's perfect contrast

    • Two African American teenagers, Julius Johnson and William Powell, students at West High School pose together near the school in Denver, Colorado. One wears a suit, tie and vest; the other wears a sweater, pants and bow tie.
    • West High School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1930 May
    • I'll bet you still like to do it, too

    • Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), an African American teenage girl, sits on a swing at Rocky Mountain Lake Park, Denver, Colorado. She wears a cap turned backwards, overalls, a tie and shirt.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Rocky Mountain Lake Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Swings--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1930 [May 26]
    • What's the matter Evelyn? It can't be that bad, Margie. Is Edna May happy?

    • Three African American teenage girls, identified as Evelyn, Margie and Edna May, pose together at Rocky Mountain Lake in Rocky Mountain Lake Park, Denver, Colorado. Two wear overalls and a blouse; one wears a "sailor" style blouse and skirt.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Rocky Mountain Lake Park (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1930 [May 26]
    • Come on down the pole, Margie

    • Margie, an African American teenage girl, holds onto a swinging ladder with one hand and onto a pole with the other hand near Rocky Mountain Lake at Rocky Mountain Lake Park, Denver, Colorado. She wears a "sailor" style blouse, a skirt, tennis...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Playgrounds--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1930 [May 26]
    • Shorter Nursery School

    • A group of African American boys and girls from Shorter Nursery School pose in front of Shorter AME Church. Included in the photo are Samuel Harris and Alvin Caldwell, Sr.'s brother. The boys wear short or long sleeve shirts with short or long...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1932
    • Evelyn Clark, speaking of grace!

    • Evelyn Clark, an African American teenager and friend of Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), poses near an ivy covered brick wall in Denver, Colorado. She wears a blouse, long skirt and necklace.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Clark, Evelyn.
    • 1932
    • Rocky Mountain Lake, Memorial Day

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-26] Come on down the pole, Margie, [ARL-27] What's the matter Evelyn? It can't be that bad, Margie. Is Edna Mae happy?, [ARL-28] I'll bet you still like to do it, too, [ARL-29] West High's perfect...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Memorial Day--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Rocky Mountain Lake Park (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • 1930 [May 26]
    • Shorter Nursery School

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-85] Evelyn Clark, speaking of grace!, [ARL-86] Shorter Nursery School." The photographic prints on album page show: Evelyn Clark, an African American teenage girl; a group of boys and girls from...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Nursery schools--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Clark, Evelyn.
    • 1932
    • Colorado Statesman liquor store interior

    • Chinese women and an African-American man stand behind the counter of a liquor store in Denver, Colorado. Liquor bottles and displays read: "Cream of Kentucky," "Old Quaker," "Wilken Family," "Coca-Cola," and "Golden Wedding".
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Chinese Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Liquor stores--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1937 September
    • Colo. Statesman church & group

    • Black (African American) men and women pose outdoors near the Colorado Statesman church in Denver, Colorado. The brick church has a bell tower and spires. Automobiles are parked nearby.
    • Colorado Statesman (Church : Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Churches--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1937
    • Tivoli Terrace

    • Boys and girls (white, Hispanic, African American, and Italian American) prepare to eat a Thanksgiving dinner in the Tivoli Terrace nightclub at 1900 West 32nd (Thirty-second) Avenue in the Highland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A waiter...
    • Tivoli Terrace (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Italian Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Thanksgiving...
    • 1936 November 26
    • Children and automobile

    • Rosemary Holmes (later Berry), William Edward Holmes, Clarita Holmes (later Bonner) and June Holmes, the children of Clarence and Fairfax Holmes, at 2428 Clarkson Street in the Five Points Neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978--Family.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1938, August, 14
    • Blayney Murphy Company

    • An African-American woman packages bacon at the Blayney Murphy Company in Denver, Colorado. Packages on shelves and tables read: "Mayflower Sliced Bacon;" slaughterhouse interior is brick and concrete.
    • Blayney-Murphy Company--Facilities--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Packing-houses--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Meat industry--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Denver Y W C A

    • Women who include Fairfax B. Richey (Holmes) eat in the dining room the Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the Young Women's Christian Association in Denver, Colorado.
    • Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]

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