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    • The Platte River and Kinsley's brigade

    • A group of African American (Black) men pose at the edge of the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men are probably servants or dining car attendants for the restaurateur H.M. Kinsley on the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; African Americans--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Jose and Joe Clark, Hunters of U.S.G.S.

    • Two hunters for the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the U.S. Territories) identified as Jose and Joe Clark, pose on horseback after a successful hunt in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. One of the men is Black (African American). Shows...
    • African Americans--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Hunting--Yellowstone National...
    • 1871
    • On trip to the Mount of the Holy Cross 1874 in front of tent

    • View of party of men with a tent, a mule-drawn covered wagon, and horses, Eagle County, Colorado. Identification as follows: Col. L.W. Woods and James Stevenson stand and J.S. Delano and Thomas Moran sit, unidentified African American (Black) cook...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Eagle County--1870-1880.; Eagle County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Artists--American--1870-1880.; Camping--Colorado--Eagle County--1870-1880.; Tents--Colorado--Eagle County--1870-1880.; Delano, J. S.; Moran, Thomas,...
    • 1874
    • The colored exodus, scenes at Topeka, Kansas

    • African American (Black) men, women and children, former slaves, arrive at the Shawnee County Fairgrounds in Topeka (Shawnee County), Kansas. Frame buildings on the fairgrounds have cupolas. Interior views of Floral Hall show people at a church...
    • African Americans--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Topeka (Kan.)--1870-1880.; Refugees--American--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Religious services--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.; Sleeping--Kansas--Topeka--1870-1880.
    • 1879 July 5
    • The Negro exodus, scenes on the wharves at Vicksburg

    • African American (Black) men, women and children stand at a frame cotton elevator building that reads: "Missis[sippi] Elev[ator]," and wave to passengers on a steamship at Vicksburg (Warren County), Mississippi. Shows African American people beside...
    • African Americans--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Vicksburg (Miss.)--1870-1880.; Passengers--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Piers & wharves--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.; Ships--Mississippi--Vicksburg--1870-1880.
    • 1879, May 17
    • 1739 East 29th Avenue

    • Schulz-Neef house in Whittier neighborhood. Former home to Max Need and family for three generations. Max and his brother, Fredrick, were founders and owners of Neef Brothers Brewery, one of the largest breweries in Colorado in it's day. Also...
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    • 1881
    • John Wesley McVey, Boulder Hotel owner

    • John Wesley McVey, a Black man, poses with his leg propped on a bench. A second man wearing a suit, waistcoat, and a hat poses with his leg propped on the same bench. McVey's building is in the background.
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; Hotels--Colorado--Boulder--1880-1890.; McVey, John Wesley.
    • 1885
    • Old school house, Idaho Springs, Colorado, 1885

    • A large group of men, women and children stand in front of the schoolhouse in Idaho Springs, Colorado. The schoolhouse has a T-shaped floor plan and crossed, medium gables. A gabled bell tower tops the roof on the near side, and one chimney is on...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Schools--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1885
    • Idaho Springs, schools

    • A large group of school children and their teachers are in front of a doorway in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Four boys are in front of the group holding three signs that read: "Idaho Springs," "1886," and, "Primary Dept." Two Black children are in the...
    • Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.; School children--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1880-1890.
    • 1886
    • William Norris Moore

    • Full length studio portrait of William Norris Moore, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Moore is a young African American (Black) man, he poses beside a square pillar in front of a painted backdrop. He wears a morning coat and a...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Moore, William Norris.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Ida Clark

    • Studio portrait of Ida Clark, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. She wears a moire silk jacket and silk blouse with pleats.
    • African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Clark, Ida, ca. 1870-; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Sallie Clark

    • Studio portrait of Sallie Clark, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. She wears a moire silk jacket and silk blouse with pleats.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Clark, Sallie.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Rosetta E. Sides

    • Studio portrait of Rosetta Eliza Sides, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. She wears a lace blouse with a ribbon.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Side, Rosetta E. (Rosetta Eliza); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of an African-American (Black) man. He wears a suit, vest, and patterned neck tie. His hair is cut close to his head and he has a thin moustache.
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Men--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Ute and interpreter

    • Outdoor portrait (standing) of a Native American (Ute) man and a Black man, John Taylor, probably near Ignacio, La Plata County, Colorado. Both men wear pants and hats. One man wears a buttoned coat and a scarf around his neck. John Taylor wears...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Ignacio--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Ignacio--1890-1900.; Ignacio (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Taylor, John, African American.
    • 1890
    • Report of Henry A. Buchtel Pastor Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church Denver, Colorado

    • This is a report submitted to the Quarterly Conference at the close of Henry A. Buchtel's term as pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church. During his tenor the church raised money to build a new building at 1820 Broadway in Denver, Colo. The...
    • Buchtel, Henry Augustus, 1847-1924.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • 1891 March 30
    • Prest. Harrison at the Kitchen Hotel, Leadville, Colo

    • People crowd the entry, windows, and balcony of the Kitchen Hotel during a visit by United States President Benjamin Harrison in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado. The president stands on the balcony and points at a large replica of a silver dollar...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festive decorations--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Presidents--United States.; Silver question--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Spectators--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.;...
    • 1891, May 11
    • Florence Whitsell

    • Studio bust portrait of Florence Whitsell, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado, and a young African American (Black) woman. Whitsell has bangs and wears her hair pulled back. Her fitted dress bodice has a band collar and an...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Whitsell, Florence.; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • The Messenger

    • Posed outdoor setting of Native American (Ute) men (including Buckskin Charlie), women and children gathered around a messenger (Severo) on a horse. Severo wears a headdress and points to the background. The women wear blanket shawls and belted...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Women--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--1890-1900.; Tableaux--1890-1900.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.; Severo, Chief.
    • 1894
    • Ute flower carnival group on horseback

    • Native American (Ute) group on horseback, Flower Carnival, Colorado Springs, Colorado, men (including Sevaro, Buckskin Charlie, Julian), women and child. All in traditional clothing, Severo wearing a headdress. Four white men (including Charles...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Women--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Horseback...
    • 1894
    • The Messenger

    • Posed outdoor setting of Native American (Ute) men (including Buckskin Charlie), women and children gathered around a messenger (Severo) on a horse. Severo wears a headdress and points to the background. The women wear blanket shawls and belted...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Women--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--1890-1900.; Tableaux--1890-1900.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.; Severo, Chief.
    • 1894
    • Camp Boynton Beaver Park

    • The Black members of Company K of the Deputy Army, sent to suppress the Cripple Creek Strike of 1894, pose outdoors and aim rifles at Camp Boynton, Beaver Park, Teller County, Colorado. The men stand in front of pitched tents. Two men hold U. S....
    • African Americans--Military service--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1894.; Teller County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Military camps--Colorado--Teller County--1890-1900.; Militias--Colorado--Teller...
    • 1894
    • Gilpin School 8th grade

    • An African-American (Black) boy and white students of the eighth grade class sit on the steps of Gilpin School at 29th (Twenty-ninth) and Stout Streets in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Teachers stand beside them. Teachers and...
    • Gilpin School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1890-1900.; African Americans--Education--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1900.; School children--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.;...
    • 1894 Nov. 23
    • Carrie Elizabeth Reed

    • Studio bust portrait of Carrie Elizabeth Reed, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Reed, an African American (Black) young woman, has curly bangs and her hair pinned up in combs. Her dress has puffed sleeves and a ribbon bow at the...
    • African Americans--Women--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Reed, Carrie Elizabeth, b. 1877?; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Subscribing for the Cresset, La Belle, N.M.

    • Miners pose in front of a log building, the office of the newspaper La Belle Cresset, in the mining camp of La Belle (Taos County), New Mexico. Men wear sack suits and hats and sit and stand near a log fence. An African American (Black) man leans...
    • Belle Cresset (Firm)--Buildings--1890-1900.; African Americans--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; La Belle (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Log buildings--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; Men--New Mexico--La Belle--1890-1900.; Miners--New Mexico--La...
    • 1895 April 25
    • Eagle dance - Utes

    • Unidentified Native American men (Ute ?), perform the Eagle dance outdoors, at the old Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado; some wear feather headdresses, one plays a drum, two hold staffs or possibly spears, one holds a shield;...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Eagle dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado...
    • 1896
    • Eagle Dance Ute Indians

    • Unidentified Native American men (Ute ?), perform the Eagle dance outdoors at the old Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado; some wear feather headdresses, one plays a drum, two hold staffs or possibly spears, one holds a shield; unidentified...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Eagle dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado...
    • 1896
    • Eagle dance

    • Unidentified Native American men (Ute?), perform the Eagle dance outdoors, at the old Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado; some wear feather headdresses, one plays a drum, two hold staffs or possibly spears, one holds a shield; unidentified...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Eagle dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Dance--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Colorado...
    • 1896
    • Special train to the Ice Carnival, Leadville

    • Well dressed men, women, and teenagers identified as: "Judge Pattison, Mr. Pattison, Lucia Pattison, Bayard Taylor, Marie Pratt, Mr. A.W. Risley, Nan McFarland" pose with two African Americans, a cook and a porter, by the rear of a private railroad...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cooks--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Railroad porters--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Railroad private...
    • 1896 Feb. 2
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • Procession of African American soldiers in uniform and on horseback at the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah. Signs on back fence reads: "Quaker Oats The World's Break[fast]" and "Chapman's, Proof, Oil".
    • Utah Pioneer Jubilee (1897 : Salt Lake City, Utah); African Americans--Military service--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1890-1900.; Anniversaries--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Utah--Salt Lake...
    • 1897
    • Colorado Springs police department

    • Members of the Colorado Springs police department pose in three rows, top row: O. E. Rickerson, 2. James McCabe, 3. Horace Shelby, (Black man) 4. J. A. Rodney, 5. Sherman McNew, 6. Henry Cornell; second and front row: John Henry, Samuel Agard,...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.). Police Department--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Nightsticks--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Police--Colorado--Colorado...
    • 1897
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • A Native American (tribe unknown) procession with horse and wagon, pass by two-story residences in the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah; some wear traditional clothing, carry fans and a banner.
    • Utah Pioneer Jubilee (1897 : Salt Lake City, Utah); African Americans--Military service--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1890-1900.; Anniversaries--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Utah--Salt Lake...
    • 1897
    • Pioneer Jubilee, Salt Lake City

    • Procession of African American soldiers in uniform, with white gloves and rifles over their right shoulders, march at the Pioneer Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah.
    • Utah Pioneer Jubilee (1897 : Salt Lake City, Utah); African Americans--Military service--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Salt Lake City (Utah)--1890-1900.; Anniversaries--Utah--Salt Lake City--1890-1900.; Military personnel--American--Utah--Salt...
    • 1897
    • Flood June 10, 1897 Boulder, Colo.

    • People sit and stand on a railroad bridge over flooding Boulder Creek in Boulder, Colorado. A Black man is in a suit and a fedora, and another man wears a uniform and a Civil War soldier's hat. People sit on the bank, and behind them are sheds,...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Colorado St. Intermediate School

    • Students of the Colorado Street School, Gunnison, Colorado, pose in the front of their school. Left to right: Della Jones, Rollie Young, Lu Doffelmeyer, Myrtle Craig, Jessie Fulton, Mary Dean, Myrtle Meyers, Bessie Wolf, Miss Hill, (teacher) Ida...
    • Gunnison (Colo.)--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Gunnison--1890-1900.; Schools--Colorado--Gunnison--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Gunnison--1890-1900.
    • 1898

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