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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...
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    • [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...
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    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • 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.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [between 1948 and 1950?]
    • 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...
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Christmas letter

    • An African American (Black) boy mails a letter addressed to "Santa Claus" in (probably) Denver, Colorado.
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [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.
    • [between 1940 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.
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    • [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...
    • Source unknown.
    • 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...
    • Source unknown.
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