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    • 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.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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.
    • 1938, August, 14
    • 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.
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1937
    • 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".
    • Rocky Mountain Photo Company.
    • 1937 September
    • 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...
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    • 1930 [May 26]
    • 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.
    • Price, Charles S.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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...
    • Peery, Bill.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • 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.
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    • 1932
    • 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.
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    • 1930 [May 26]
    • 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.
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    • 1930 May
    • 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...
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • 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.
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    • 1930 May
    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • 1932
    • 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...
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    • 1932
    • 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...
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    • 1936 November 26
    • 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.
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    • 1930 May

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