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    • African American woman

    • An unidentified African American woman jumps over a table in a camp at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. She wears a dark cowboy hat and a striped and checkered dress. A horse stands next to a large tent in the background.
    • African Americans--Women--1900-1910.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • C.& S. workers

    • Colorado & Southern Railway workers stand or sit and pose for a group portrait beside a locomotive in probably Denver, Colorado. Men hold lanterns and wear overalls and hats or caps; two men wear ties. Workers include African American (Black) men....
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--People--1890-1910.; African Americans--Men--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Railroad employees--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Peterson, A. R.
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    • North Capitol Hill neighborhood

    • Report describing significant architectural and historical landmarks in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood. Includes maps, photographs, demographic information and extensive histories of people and buildings.
    • Historic districts--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1995
    • Group under tree at festival

    • A Mexican American man seated under a tree with a group of women and children plays a guitar. He wears a sombrero. A young African American girl is seated on the legs of a Mexican American woman.
    • Mexican Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Celebrations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Guitars--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • August 1968
    • 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
    • Mining Claim 14 and 15 below discovery, Deadwood Gulch, miners running sluice boxes

    • Gold miners (one Black) stand by a wooden sluice in Deadwood Gulch in Lawrence County, South Dakota.
    • Deadwood Gulch (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Lawrence County (S.D.)--1870-1880.; African Americans--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1870-1880.; Gold mining--South Dakota--Lawrence County--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--South Dakota--Lawrence...
    • [1876]
    • Mexican Independence Day

    • A crowd marches down a residential street in celebration of Mexican Independence Day (Diez y Seis de Septiembre) near North High School in Denver, Colorado. The majority of the participants are Mexican American. An African American man walks in the...
    • Independence Day (Mexico)--1960-1970.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Denver--1960-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Celebrations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1968 September 16
    • 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
    • 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
    • Gebhard Mansion

    • View of the Gebhard Mansion (1883) at 2253 Downing Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows the east and west elevations of the asymmetrical, two-story, residence in a combination of the Italianate and Second Empire Style....
    • Smith family--Homes & haunts--1970-1980.; Gebhard, Henry--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Houses.; Mansions.; Gebhard, Henry--Homes and haunts--Pictorial works.; Smith family--Homes and...
    • [between 1975 and 1980?]
    • Julius Fields

    • Studio bust portrait of Julius William Fields, an African American (Black) senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Fields' short, wavy hair is parted on the side and smoothed down. He wears a coat and vest, a shirt with an upright collar,...
    • Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Fields, Julius William.
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    • 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
    • Picnic Rock near Black Buttes, Wyo. Terr.

    • Men and a woman pose near a rock butte identified as "Picnic Rock" near Black Buttes and Black Buttes Stage Station on the Overland Trail (Sweetwater County), Wyoming. Men in sack coats include an African American (Black) man. A woman wears a skirt...
    • African Americans--Wyoming--Sweetwater County--1860-1870.; Overland Trails--1860-1870.; Sweetwater County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; People--Wyoming--Sweetwater County--1860-1870.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Sweetwater County--1860-1870.; Trails &...
    • [between 1867 and 1868]
    • Colorado Midland Railway interior of Pullman Car

    • Passengers are seated in the Pullman car of the Colorado Midland Railway Company. Above the seats are luggage compartments and small windows. An African American crew worker, in uniform, stands in the back in front of the train car door.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Afro-Americans--Colorado--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1890-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad porters--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Colorado Midland Railway interior of Pullman Car

    • Passengers are seated in the Pullman car of the Colorado Midland Railway Company. Above the seats are luggage compartments and small windows. An African American crew worker, in uniform, stands in the back in front of the train car door.
    • Colorado Midland Railway Company--1890-1910.; Afro-Americans--Colorado--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1890-1910.; Passengers--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1890-1910.; Railroad porters--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • 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
    • 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
    • U.S. Cavalry 9th and 10th reg. (Battle of San Juan)

    • African American members of the 9th and 10th regiments of the U.S. Cavalry ride horses down a dirt street during a parade for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. One man rides alone in the left foreground. A rider in the right midground carries a flag...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Parades & processions--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Woman warming hands

    • An elderly African American woman warms her hands in front of the hearth, she wears a shawl over her dress and a scarf on her head; interior shows a wall clock and chair.
    • Afro-Americans--1900-1950.; Women--1900-1950.
    • [between 1900 and 1950?]
    • James P. Beckwourth

    • Head and shoulders portrait of James P. Beckwourth; African American and explorer of the American West.
    • Afro-Americans--1930-1940.; Beckwourth, James Pierson, 1798-1866.
    • [between 1930 and 1939]
    • The old blind slave's response for victory

    • Soldiers ride on horseback and march behind musicians in a parade on a dirt road in front of cabins and African American slaves. Some of the slaves are on their knees, others stand nearby. Houses and trees are in the background.
    • Cavalry.; Parades & processions.; Slaves.
    • 1905
    • Bachelor

    • Men, women, and boys pose in the street near frame commercial buildings in Bachelor (Mineral County), Colorado. A building has a partly constructed roof; some buildings have false fronts. An African American (Black) woman wears a long skirt and...
    • Afro-Americans--Women--Colorado--Bachelor--1890-1910.; Bachelor (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Bachelor--1890-1910.
    • [between 1892 and 1908?]
    • Kansas City Smelting Co. blast furnaces

    • Interior view of the Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in Kansas City, Kansas; men (one Black, African American) pose by cast ingots and furnaces.
    • Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company--1880-1890.; Afro-Americans--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Blast furnaces--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.; Kansas City (Kan.)--1880-1890.; Furnaces--Kansas--Kansas City--1880-1890.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Chicago, Chicago & N.W. Ry. photographic car

    • View of a Chicago & North Western Railway Company train and tracks in Chicago (Cook County), Illinois. A man poses with a box camera on a passenger car that reads: "Detroit Photographic Co." A passenger car has clerestory windows; a man and a water...
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--1890-1900.; Detroit Photographic Co.--1890-1900.; Afro-Americans--Men--Illinois--Chicago--1890-1900.; Chicago (Ill.)--1890-1900.; Cameras--Illinois--Chicago--1890-1900.; Railroad passenger...
    • [1898?]
    • Children sitting on the porch of a log cabin

    • African American (Black) children and a man sit in front of a log cabin in an unknown location. The man wears a jacket, short pants, and sits on the porch near wood buckets and chairs. One boy sits on a pile of rocks that serve as steps. He wears a...
    • Afro-Americans--Children--1870-1900.; Children--1870-1900.; Log cabins--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Walsen Colored Club

    • View of the Walsen Colored Club, a miners' club building for African-American miners at the mining camp of Walsen, in Huerfano County, Colorado. Shows a wood frame building with clapboard siding and a false front. Clerestory windows sit on top of a...
    • African Americans--Structures--Colorado--Walsen--1910-1920.; Walsen (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clubhouses--Colorado--Walsen--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1912?]
    • Prowitt's Masonic Temple Pharmacy interior

    • Interior of Prowitt's Masonic Temple Pharmacy, 16th (Sixteenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Customers drink beverages at a soda fountain; an African American man stands behind the counter. Bottles line the cabinet shelves behind glass doors. Boxes...
    • Prowitt's Masonic Temple Pharmacy (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Afro-Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Drugstores--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Power House, Boulder, Colo.

    • Men, women, and children pose in front of an electric street car on 12th (Twelfth) Street and Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder (Boulder County), Colorado. People stand on tracks beside a dog. Men wear suits and women wear dresses. An African American...
    • Afro-Americans--Men--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Power plants--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Street railroads--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.
    • 1899 June 24
    • 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
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of an African American (Black) man who wears a double-breasted jacket. A patterned scarf is wrapped around his neck and held in place with a pin shaped like a crescent moon.
    • African Americans--1890-1910.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1891 and 1901?]
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Studio portrait of an African American (Black) woman. She wears a corset under a fitted basque with buttons and flared sleeves, drop earrings, a ribbon tied around her neck with a bow to the side, a full skirt, and fingerless gloves. She stands...
    • African Americans--1890-1910.; Studio props--1890-1910.; Women--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a baby

    • Studio portrait of an African American baby girl who sits on a chair covered in coyote fur. The baby wears a white gown with lace stitching.
    • African Americans--1890-1910.; Girls--1890-1910.; Infants--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Girl

    • Studio portrait of an African American (Black) girl. She leans on a chair covered with a fur blanket and wears a dress with lace collar.
    • Afro-Americans--Children--1890-1910.; Girls--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • A Street in Creede, Colo.

    • Men, women, and children stand or sit and pose on a street in Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. White and Black (African American) men wear suits or vests and hats. Women wear dresses and aprons; a woman holds a dog. A sign on a business reads:...
    • Afro-Americans--Men--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.; People--Colorado--Creede--1890-1900.
    • [between 1893 and 1894?]
    • Group in costume

    • Men and women in blackface pose in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; costume includes dresses of print or brocade fabrics, and hats with flowers. Some of the men are dressed as women. A man points at a cake.
    • African Americans--Performances & portrayals--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Blackface entertainers--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Theatrical group

    • Men and women in blackface pose in Rifle (Garfield County), Colorado; costume includes dresses of print or brocade fabrics, and hats with flowers. Some of the men are dressed as women. A man points at a cake.
    • African Americans--Performances & portrayals--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Rifle (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Blackface entertainers--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Clothing & dress--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.; Cross dressing--Colorado--Rifle--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Cripple Creek

    • Group portrait of members of the Colorado National Guard in front of tents in the Cripple Creek mining district in Teller County, Colorado, during the Western Federation of Miners labor strike. Men sit or stand in uniforms, hats, tall boots, swords...
    • Colorado. National Guard.--People--Colorado--1900-1910.; African Americans--Colorado--Teller County--1900-1910.; Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904.; Teller County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Military camps--Colorado--Teller...
    • [1903]

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