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    • Edna Wilson Mosley

    • Edna Wilson Mosley Aurora City Councilwoman First African American to be elected to the Aurora, Colorado City Council. (1991) Edna Wilson Mosley has demonstrated her commitment to the advancement of human rights and social justice through...
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    • Arie Parks Taylor

    • Arie Parks Taylor March 27, 1927-September 27, 2003 Politician and Businesswoman, State Representative, Colorado House of Representatives "The "Fierce Black Woman from Colorado." Arie Parks Taylor's accomplishments are numerous and well known...
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    • Syl Morgan-Smith

    • Syl Morgan-Smith Communicator and Community Leader Mrs. Syl Morgan-Smith was one of the first African American television news anchorwomen in Colorado. She was a weather forecaster, sportscaster, television talk show host, newspaper editor, and...
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    • Landri Taylor

    • Landri Taylor Vice President Community Affairs, Forest City Stapleton, Inc. Taylor is responsible for job training and small business development in addition to minority and women-owned business enterprise outreach at the former Stapleton...
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    • George L. Brown, Jr.

    • George L. Brown, Jr. Lieutenant - Governor of Colorado World War II pilot; staff writer and night city editor, Denver Post, 1950-1964; first black senator in the Colorado Legislature, 1956-1974; director of Denver Urban Coalition, 1969-1974;...
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    • Honorable Terrance D. Carroll

    • Honorable Terrance D. Carroll First African American Speaker of the House 2009-2010 Colorado House of Representatives State Representative 2003-2010
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    • World War I Civilian Registration Index of Colorado Minorities.

    • List of men of ethnic minority between the ages of 18 and 45 who were required to register for the United State Selective Service during World War I. List is taken from Microfilm Rolls # 1509 CO 1-CO 2, and CO 6-CO 9, for Alamosa, Arapahoe,...
    • World War, 1914-1918--Colorado.; Colorado--Genealogy--Sources.; Denver (Colo.)--History, Military.; United States. Selective Service System-- Sources.; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1914 -1918.; United States....
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    • 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
    • Cecilia Kay White

    • Cecilia Kay White Musician Age 13, student at Morey Junior High School; harp student since 1967; member of the Cecilian Chapter of the American Harp Society; performed with the Colorado Philharmonic Orchestra for Head Start; sang as soloist with...
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    • Major Oleta Lawanda Crain

    • Major Oleta Lawanda Crain First African American Woman to enter the military from the State of Colorado (1942). Entering as a private and retiring 20 years later as a Major. Crain joined the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington D.C. as a...
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 22, 1911 May 27

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19110527
    • Master Property Record Parcel: 0000-02254-016-00

    • This card represents parcel number 0000-02254-016-00 of the Denver Assessor's Office Master Property Records. Each file may contain several cards with different section of the parcel.
    • Real property tax--Colorado--Denver--Records and correspondence.; Real property and taxation--Colorado--Denver--Records and correspondence.; Tax assessment--Colorado--Denver--Records and correspondence.; Real...
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 4 Number 34, 1912 August 24

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19120824
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 49, 1911 December 2

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19111202
    • Claudia J. Jordan

    • Claudia J. Jordan First African American County Court Judge in the State of Colorado Jordan was the first African American hired as a Research Assistant for the Legislative Council in Colorado. In 1980 she received her law degree from the...
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    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 23, 1911 June 3

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19110603
    • D&D's Lounge and The 715

    • View of D&D's Lounge & Disco located at 2716 Welton Street and The 715 located at 701-715 East 26th Avenue in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The two story brick commercial style buildings have rectangular windows on the second...
    • 715 (Restaurant : Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; D & D's Lounge and Disco (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Restaurants.; 715 (Restaurant : Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; D & D's...
    • 1999
    • A Bar A Ranch,  Encampment, Wyo

    • A Black man smokes a pipe and holds the reins of a horse drawn sled on the A Bar A Ranch, in Encampment (Carbon County), Wyoming. The vehicle has an A-frame cover made of wooden poles.
    • A Bar A Ranch (Carbon County, Wyo.)--People--1900-1920.; African Americans--Wyoming--Carbon County--1900-1920.; Carbon County (Wyo.)--1900-1920.; Horse teams--Wyoming--Carbon County--1900-1920.; Ranches--Wyoming--Carbon County--1900-1920.; Sleds &...
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Frederick Douglass, Jr.

    • Studio portrait of probably Frederick Douglass, Jr., writer, abolitionist, activist and son of abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. He wears a celluloid collar, tie, vest and jacket. His hair is parted to the side. He has a Van Dyke beard and mustache.
    • Abolitionists.; Activists.; Douglass, Frederick, 1842-1892.; African Americans--Men--1860-1870.
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    • Melvina's Beauty Shop Business card.

    • Business card for Melvina's Beauty Shop.
    • African American beauty operators--Colorado--Denver.; African American women--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1962 May 28
    • Melvina's Beauty Shop Sign

    • Wooden shop sign for Melvina's Beauty Shop.
    • African American beauty operators--Colorado--Denver.; Wooden signs and signboards--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1978 September 1
    • Salon Price List.

    • Price list for services provided at Beauty Shop owned by Melvina Williams.
    • African American beauty operators.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1982 April
    • Salon Appointment Book.

    • Excerpt from Melvina Williams appointment book.
    • African American beauty operators.; Appointment books.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1963
    • State of Colorado, Tobacconist License.

    • License for David Mallard to sell tobacco.
    • African American businesspeople--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1945 December 26
    • Handy Chapel, Grand Junction, Colo.

    • View of the Handy Chapel, a.k.a. Wright Chapel, located at 200 White Avenue, Grand Junction, Colo. Built by Hunt McDonald & Co. in 1892, the simple, one-story stone structure has a bell tower and was once named Wright Chapel after its original...
    • African American churches--Colorado--Grand Junction--1990-2000.; Grand Junction (Colo.)--1990-2000.; African American churches--Colorado--Grand Junction--Pictorial works.; Grand Junction (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
    • 1999
    • Dr. Holmes at Work

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes and Assistant perform dental work on a patient.
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Dental personnel and patient.
    • 1921 November
    • Unidentified Patient of Dr. Clarence Holmes

    • Unidentified patient of Dr. Clarence Holmes sitting in dental office.
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.; Dental personnel and patient.
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    • Unidentified Girl in Dr. Clarence Holmes' Office

    • Unidentified small girl stands in Dr. Clarence Holme's office.
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.; Dental personnel and patient.
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    • Dr. Clarence Holmes and Assistant work on Patient

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes with office staff perform work on dental patients.
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.; Dental personnel and patient.
    • circa 1945
    • View of Dr. Clarence Holmes and  Dr. Morgan W.F. Dickerson at work with Patients

    • Interior view of Dr. Clarence Holme's office with staff and patients in foreground. Caption on back says "Lucia Burrell-Office Assistant, Dr. C.F.H., Patient, Patient, Dr. Morgan W.F. Dickerson
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.; Dental personnel and patient.
    • circa 1950
    • Dr. Clarence Holmes with Patients and Staff

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes poses with patients and an assistant.
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.; Dental personnel and patient.
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    • Woman outside Office of Dr. Clarence Holmes

    • Assistant to Dr. Clarence Holmes stands outside of dental office.
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.; Dental personnel and patient.
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    • Exterior of Dr. Clarence Holmes' Dentistry Office

    • Exterior view of Dr. Clarence Holmes and Dr. M.W.F Dickerson's dentistry office. Caption on back says "Early Office".
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver--History.; Dental offices--Colorado--Denver.
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    • Clarence F. Holmes, various business cards

    • Business cards for Dr. Clarence F. Holmes' dentistry business
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Business cards.
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