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    • 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.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • undated
    • Group Photograph of American Woodman

    • Group photograph of the American Woodmen members in front of an entrance with "American Woodmen" above door.
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • American Woodman Meeting

    • Photograph of five men seated around a desk. Meeting between prominent community members and American Woodman of Denver. Caption on back says "American Woodman Row 1 L-R: 1. Lightner, Lawrence (American Woodman) 2. Holmes, Clarence F. (Dentist)...
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Mardi Gras Ball

    • Group photo of the Chi Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Mardi Gras Ball. Caption on back says "Sororities and Fraternities: Chi Phi Chap. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Mardi Gras Ball, March 5 1957. Included in Picture: Durlan, Elva (Public...
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1957 March 2
    • Dr. Clarence Holmes Addresses the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

    • Dr. Clarence Holmes stands at podium with hand raised during a speech for the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
    • African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Speeches, addresses, etc., American--20th century.
    • 1959 December 5
    • Photo of three ladies on brown couch.

    • Color photograph of three women sitting on couch. Identified as Mrs. Alexander, Melvina Norton, and possibly Francis Pitchford (Mrs. Frank).
    • African American women--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1965
    • Commission on Community Relations Dahlia Center: Memo's and Reports

    • Summary and recommendations by Rachel Noel of the Commission on Community Relations to address the issues with African American youth activity in the Dahlia Shopping Center of Park Hill.
    • African American youth--Colorado--Denver.; Juvenile delinquency--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1966 December 14
    • Pilgrims of the Plains

    • Men from a wagon train sit and stand by covered wagons, horses and oxen. A Black man holds a bull whip and a man plays a violin. Shows rifles, a saddle an pots over a camp fire.
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Camping--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1850-1860.
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    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • African Americans--1860-1870.; Chinese--1860-1870.; Blasting--1860-1870.; Interiors--1860-1870.; Passengers--1860-1870.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--1860-1870.; Railroad dining cars--1860-1870.;...
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    • Group of Browns Park men before the turn of the century

    • Group portrait of cowboys in Brown's Park (Moffat County), Colorado, or (Daggett County) Utah; shows men identified as "Joe Davenport, George Brown, John Dempshire, Felix Meyers, Isom Dart (a Black man, a.k.a. Ned Huddleston), 'Tall' Wilson, Frank...
    • African Americans--1860-1880.; Horseback riding--1860-1880.; Men--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1875?]
    • African-American man

    • Studio portrait of a Black man possibly in Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--1860-1880.; Men--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • African-American man

    • Studio portrait of a Black man possibly in Denver, Colorado. He holds a peaked cap and wears a coat, suit, tie, and watch chain.
    • African Americans--1860-1880.; Men--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Bugler

    • A Black (African American) soldier sounds a bugle at a military fort. A second Black man in civilian clothes stands on a boardwalk by new trees and barracks or officer's quarters with mansard roofs.
    • African Americans--1860-1890.; Bugles--1860-1890.; Men--1860-1890.; Soldiers--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Clara Brown

    • "Aunt" Clara Brown, at about age 70, poses in a dark dress and crocheted cap. Born a slave, this businesswoman was the first Black inductee into the Society of Colorado Pioneers.
    • African Americans--1870-1880.; Slaves--1870-1880.; Women--1870-1880.; Brown, Clara.
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • African-American girl

    • Studio portrait of a Black girl in Freehold, New Jersey. She wears a dress, a watch chain necklace, and a cloth belt with decorated buckle.
    • African Americans--1870-1890.; Girls--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Mary Elizabeth Jones Holmes

    • Mary Elizabeth Jones, an African American woman, poses outdoors with a white woman and girl near possibly a church. The women wear dresses with high collars and hats decorated with feathers.
    • African Americans--1870-1890.; Girls--1870-1890.; Women--1870-1890.; Holmes, Mary Elizabeth.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • African-American woman

    • Studio portrait of a Black woman possibly in Colorado. She holds a pair of boots and a washboard. She wears, a dress, straw hat, no shoes, and smokes a corncob pipe.
    • African Americans--1870-1890.; Smoking--1870-1890.; Tobacco pipes--1870-1890.; Women--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890?]
    • Storefronts, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Exterior view of storefronts in Georgetown, Colorado, probably on Sixth (6th) Street or nearby. The central storefront is one story with a half-story false front across the top. The double door is flanked by two large mullioned windows. A sign...
    • African Americans--1870-1900.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1870-1900.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1900.; Facades--Colorado--Georgetown--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • John Taylor and Dick Charlie

    • Standing portrait of a Native American Ute man, identified as Dick Charlie and an African American man, John Taylor. Charlie is a full-blooded Ute, Taylor, a Black man, is a Ute by marriage. Both men wear vested suits; Charlie with earrings and a...
    • African Americans--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--1880-1910.; Ute Indians--1880-1910.; Charlie, Dick.; Taylor, John.
    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Central City fire dept.

    • Members of the Central City Fire Department, who include an African American, stand in a large semicircle in the middle of Main Street in Central City, Colorado. They wear rolled up shorts over their long underwear and their arms are folded across...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Central City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Commercial streets.; Fire fighters.
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