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  • All fields: African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
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    • Mayor Stapleton at microphone, Gov. Vivian seated behind mayor

    • African American and white men and women stand and sit by Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Governor John Vivian at an armed forces service center in Denver, Colorado. They stand by United States flags and bass drums with letters: "Forty & Eight Drum...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Drum and bugle corps--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1943 and 1945?]
    • Two leaders in the establishment of the soldiers recreational center

    • An African American man, in a U.S. Army uniform, and a woman, in a dress and hat, play ping pong at a soldiers recreational center in Denver, Colorado; Andrew Hester, W.P.A. Recreation Director and County Judge C. Edgar Kettering, and soldiers look...
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Judges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Soldiers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Table...
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Girl Scouts

    • A group of African American (Black) girls and women in Girl Scout uniforms stand in formation to receive badges. A white woman in a dress uniform pins a badge reading: "Be Prepared," on a young girls sash. Other badges indicate that the girls...
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Troop 657 (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Youth Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Community Chest neighborhood house

    • An African American (Black) girl drinks water from a fountain at a Denver Community Chest day care center in Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Community Chest--Facilities--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Day care--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Drinking fountains--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1948 and 1950?]
    • Second rodeo of Colored Rodeo Assn of Denver

    • Black men adjust saddle stirrups at the Ted Gage ranch in northeast Denver, Colorado, at a Colored Rodeo Association of Denver event.
    • Colored Rodeo Association of Denver--Performances--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Cowboys--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rodeos--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948, September
    • Christmas letter

    • An African American (Black) boy mails a letter addressed to "Santa Claus" in (probably) Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Correspondence--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver YWCA

    • African American women who include Fairfax Holmes pose with a Black man near the Phyllis Wheatley Branch YWCA at 2460 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They stand near a metal wire fence.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978--Family.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Five Points (Denver,...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • A good illustration of the use of tin cans and pressure cookers on a small canning unit

    • Women and an African American man can food probably for school lunch programs in Denver, Colorado. Shows cans, large pots and pressure cookers.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Canning and preserving--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Food industry--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • This picture makes it clear that the school lunch is a substantial meal

    • African American children eat lunch with their teacher at a school hot lunch program in an unidentified school in Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; National school lunch program--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children eating &...
    • [between 1933 and 1950?]
    • Armed forces service centers

    • African American soldiers in uniform and women laugh as they stand near, or sit on, a piano at a W.P.A. armed forces center in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses, one has on strap heeled shoes.
    • United States. Army.--People.; United States. Work Projects Administration. Colorado.--1940-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Soldiers--American--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Mims Washington Wedding

    • Group photograph of the Mims Washington wedding at New U. S. Recreational Soldiers’ Center at 2563 Glenarm Place in Denver, Colorado. Pictured are: Left to Right third bridesmaid sister of Eugene Washington: Cleotha Brown Bell and fifth Bridesmaid...
    • Weddings--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Weddings.; World War, 1939-1945--African Americans.; African American families--Religious life--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1944 October 7
    • Wallace Simpson

    • Wallace Simpson, a young Negro, was a petty officer aboard this vessel. Young Simpson was a graduate of the high school, Denver, Colorado, and at the call of his country, when but in the prime of his life, made the supreme sacrifice in order that...
    • World War, 1939-1945--African Americans.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • Undated
    • Second rodeo of Colored Rodeo Association of Denver

    • Black men hold a saddle at the Ted Gage ranch in northeast Denver, Colorado, at a Colored Rodeo Association of Denver event.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Cowboys--1890-1920.; Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Rodeos--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [September, 1948?]

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