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    • Everybody's happy except Marie. Musta been somethin' she e't

    • Pictured are Declora James, Zudora Blakey, Mary E. Wood ("Woody," the Camp's Director), Marie Anderson, a camp counselor (later Marie L. Greenwood), Ruby Hawkins, Ethel Wood, Marie Yarbra, and Eleanor Hawkins ("Hawky, " a camp counselor) African...
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    • 1932
    • Find your supper or you don't eat. Some fun, kids!

    • A group of African American teenage campers and their counselors stand near a camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Some hold large sticks. They wear shorts, overalls, pants, shirts, dresses and hats.
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    • 1934
    • Breakfast out of doors first week. Such hard workers!!!

    • A group of African American female campers, who include Zipporah Parks, pose together on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Their counselors (including Marie Anderson, later Marie L. Greenwood) are in the...
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    • 1936
    • Katherine Patton (Pat), "Woody," Mrs. Rena Flake, Mrs. Wilson

    • Four African American women, Katherine Patton (Pat), Mary E. Wood (Woody), Mrs. Rena Flake and Mrs. Wilson pose together at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Woody has a broken leg and leans on one crutch while she holds...
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    • 1936, August
    • "Pat," "Woody" and "Peggy," Me, Mrs. Wilson

    • Four African American women, Katherine Patton (Pat), Mary E. Wood (Woody), Marie Anderson ( Andy, later Marie L. Greenwood), and Mrs. Wilson pose together at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Woody has a broken leg and leans...
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    • 1936, August
    • Camp 1937 Season

    • Ten African American campers from Camp Nizhoni (including Patsy Crosswhite from Sioux City, Iowa) pose together on the campgrounds in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1937 June 27 to August 7
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • The Reserve Secretary (a white woman) for the YWCA in Denver poses with probably Patsy Crosswhite (an African American camper) at Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • The Reserve Secretary (a white woman) from the YWCA in Denver, poses near a Chevrolet automobile on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • A group of African American teenage campers from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado pose. Outfits include jodhpurs with boots; shorts, dresses.
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-164], [ARL-165], [ARL-166] and [ARL-167] Camp Nizhoni." The photographic prints on album page show: three African American teenage campers; the YWCA Reserve Secretary and a camper; the YWCA Reserve...
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Fourteen African American campers (including Mary Frances) stand near a truck on the Camp Nizhoni campground in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Some campers wear dresses with print designs; others wear skirts and blouses and some hold...
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    • 1937
    • The gang going to the creek for the daily dip

    • View of a group of African American campers from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado on their way to bathe in the South Boulder Creek. They wear swim suits and swim caps. Some have on coats; one wears a robe. They carry large...
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    • 1932
    • Be sure to soap all over, brr-rr!

    • A group of African American campers from Camp Nizhoni bathe on the bank of South Boulder Creek in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. The teenage girls wash clothes and wear swim suits and caps. Camp buildings are in the distance.
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    • 1932
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-91] The 'gang' going to the creek for the daily dip. Did anyone mention styles? No, we are not going to fight anyone; the sticks are to keep us from floating away, [ARL-92] 'Hawky' (Eleanor Hawkins)...
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    • 1932
    • 1932 (cont'd)

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-95] Declora James, Zudora Blakey, Me, 'Woody,' Ruby Hawkins, Ethel Wood, Marie Yarbra, 'Hawky,' Everybody's happy except Marie, Musta been somethin' she e't, [ARL-96] 'Smitty,' Eleanor Smith, 'Woody,'...
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    • 1932
    • Don't eat the cup, Ethel, we'll have breakfast eventually, we hope!

    • Five African American teenage girls and their counselor from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills cook breakfast near Rollinsville (Gilpin County), Colorado. They hold sticks with food on them over a fire and one holds a cup. They wear overalls, pants,...
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    • 1932
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Four African American teenage campers stand by a truck at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. One camper holds a patterned, wide-brimmed hat. The license plate on the Ford truck reads: "Colo. 1937 1-82702."
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    • 1937
    • Entrance to the Chapel

    • View of the entrance to the Chapel for the campers of Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. A sign reads: "The Lord is in His Holy Temple, Let All Keep Silence Before Him." Shows ponderosa pine.
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    • [between 1934 and 1935]
    • 'Round and About Camp

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-106] Boulder Creek as it flows through Lincoln Hills, [ARL-107] Entrance to the Chapel, [ARL-108] 'Divine Love' Our little secret high up in the Rockies." The photographic prints on album page show:...
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    • [between 1934 and 1935]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-169], [ARL-170] and [ARL-171] Camp Nizhoni." The photographic prints on album page show: group of African American campers by a truck at Camp Nizhoni; group of African American campers as they board a...
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    • 1937
    • Gateway to Lincoln Hills

    • African American teenage campers stand at the entrance of Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows luggage and a sign that reads: "Lincoln Hills." Camp Nizhoni buildings are in the distance.
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    • [between 1934 and 1935]
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Virginia McKinney and an unidentified African American teenage camper pose together on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They each wear a print-patterned dress and a sweater.
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    • 1937
    • Now ain't this sumthin'? Even the staff has gone wild!

    • Five African American counselors at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado pose near their camp building. They wear long pants or long skirts. One wears a paper hat while the others wear scarves on their heads. A woman stands at...
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    • 1934
    • Miss Jones and I stranded in mid-stream

    • Two counselors, Miss Jones and Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood) are stuck on some rocks in the middle of South Boulder Creek in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They wear swim suits and swim caps.
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    • 1934
    • We like it cold!!!

    • African American campers and their counselor swim in South Boulder Creek in Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They have on swim suits and swim caps. Lincoln Hills is in the distance.
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    • 1934
    • Don't ask me to separate '34 pictures from '35, please!

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-114] Find your supper or you don't eat. Some fun, kids!, [ARL-115] Remember the gypsy hikes when we followed marked trails, got lost, scratched our arms and legs, but always found the hidden supper?,...
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    • 1934
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • African American campers from Camp Nizhoni pose together on the campgrounds in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1937
    • This, my children, was the "epidemic" of 1934

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARl-120] Here they come!!!, [ARL-121] Poor little lamb! Wonder if Eva ever finished her book?, [ARL-122] There is also a black sheep in the picture, [ARl-123] And there they go - with our flowers." The...
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    • 1934
    • "Andy Family" First week

    • Six African American campers of various ages in the "Andy" family (Andy is counselor Marie Anderson, later Marie L. Greenwood) pose near a wire fence on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Some wear dresses, two...
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    • 1935
    • And there they go-with our flowers

    • Two shepherds and A large flock of sheep walk along a dirt road near South Boulder Creek in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1934
    • Yep, this is 1935

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-125] The first week group ready to go home, [ARL-126] Just hold those poses a moment, please. My, my, such figures!, [ARl-127] 'Andy Family' First week, [ARL-128] A good old water fight. You get wet...
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    • 1935
    • Kin I help Snippy? Now where are the eggs? Mmm, I smell bacon!

    • Three African American counselors (including Mildred Parsons, aka "Snippy") and a camper, from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado, kneel or stand by an outdoor stone grill (barbecue) ready to cook breakfast. Shows a wood pile,...
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    • 1936
    • 1936, Open season for first aid, splints, and wild rides

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-131] Breakfast out of doors first week. Such hard workers!!!, [ARL-132] Kin I help, Snippy? Now, where are the eggs? Mmm, I smell bacon!, [ARL-133] What's the matter, Andy, isn't Snippy doing it right?...
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    • 1936
    • Take the picture quick; the train's coming!!!

    • Two African American campers, identified as Yvonne Mason and Zipporah Parks, pose among trees on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
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    • 1936
    • The last dinner!

    • A group of African American campers pose by their camp building at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows a building with wooden shudders, porch and a broken bench.
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    • 1936
    • Cute, isn't she? Yvonne Mason

    • An African American girl, identified as Yvonne Mason, poses on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears a large check-patterned blouse and shorts with a necklace, bracelet, watch and a ribbon headband.
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    • 1936
    • After-season trip to camp

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-147] Katherine Patton, 'Pat,' 'Woody,' Mrs. Rena Flake, Mrs. Wilson. You just can't keep a good 'fella' down, so here is Woody back in the mountains with crutches, 'Peggy,' and all, [ARL-148] 'Pat,'...
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    • 1936 August
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • A group of African American teenage campers who include Virginia McKinney mingle together on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Most of them wear dresses; one wears a skirt and blouse; two wear pants. License...
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Virginia McKinney, Patsy Crosswhite, and unidentified African American campers pose at Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They all wear dresses; one wears a bracelet.
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    • 1937
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • Four African American campers, who include Ethel Wood, pose together on the grounds of Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. One camper wears jodhpurs, boots and a jacket; two wear a dress; one wears pants, blouse and a hat.
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    • 1937

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