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    • 1936, cont'd.

    • Text and annotations on album page read: [ARL-136] "Don't look so forlorn; there'll be another year. Woody must be going to Denver, she's all 'dressed' up, [ARL-137] First Week, 'Andy Family' 1936, [ARL-138] Take the picture quick; the train's...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936
    • The Royal Gorge from D.& R.G. Railroad in the Gorge

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-151] and [ARL-152] Looking up at the world's highest bridge from the floor of the scenic Royal Gorge, [ARL-153] Camp Staff breakfast at Mother Gross', Me, 'Woody,' Mother Gross, Mildred Parsons...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936, August
    • There is also a black sheep in the picture

    • African American teenage campers and their counselors gather round a black sheep in a meadow near Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. Clothes include overalls, shorts, long skirts and blouses.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Camp counselors--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • 1934
    • Waiting for the train

    • A group of African American teenage campers and their counselors from Camp Nizhoni pose by Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks and a railway stop near the entrance to Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They wear dresses, blouses,...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Camp counselors--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • [between 1934 and 1935]
    • Here they come!!!

    • African American campers stand in a meadow among a herd of sheep in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. A shepherd watches the sheep, South Boulder Creek and hills are in the distance.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.; South Boulder...
    • 1934
    • Poor little lamb! Wonder if Eva ever finished her book?

    • Two African American teenage campers from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado hold a sheep while others look on or pet it. Sheep and Lincoln Hills are in the distance.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1934
    • The first week group ready to go home

    • African American campers, dressed in dresses and hats, stand at the train stop near Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. One holds a doll, another holds a white flag to flag down the train.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1935
    • Camp staff breakfast at Mother Gross'

    • Nine African American women pose at the home of Mother Gross, Camp Nizhoni's cook, somewhere in Colorado. Pictured are: Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), "Woody" (Mary E. Wood) on crutches, Mother Gross, "Snippy" (Mildred Parsons), Jessie...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--1930-1940.; Cooks--Colorado--1930-1940.; Employees--Colorado--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936, August
    • Camp 1937 Season

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-160], [ARL-161] and [ARL-162] The first heavy rain of the season washed away our bridge, making it impossible to get to the station. The train had to stop at the old crossing, and the girls, baggage...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • 1937 June 27 to August 7
    • Camp Nizhoni campers

    • Three African American teenage girls pose together at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They wear jodhpurs with blouses and boots; one wears a tie.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1937
    • "Hawky", bathing beauty of the Rockies

    • Eleanor Hawkins, "Hawky," an African American teenager stands and leans on a large stick in South Boulder Creek near Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. She wears a swim suit.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.; South Boulder...
    • 1932
    • It was really a baby bird in a nest

    • An African American camper from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills, (Gilpin County), Colorado holds a bird in a bird nest.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936
    • Don't look so forlorn; there'll be another year; Woody must be going to Denver, she's all dressed...

    • A group of African American campers from Camp Nizhoni, Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado, and their Camp Director "Woody," Mary E. Wood, stand near Denver & Rio Grande Railroad tracks. They wear dresses, some carry or wear coats; two wear...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936
    • First Week, "Andy Family"

    • Seven teenage girls, African American campers who include Yvonne Mason, stand with their counselor Andy, Marie Anderson (later Marie L. Greenwood), by a wooden structure at Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936
    • The same 1932 "crew"

    • A group of campers and their counselor from Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado stand near Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks on their morning hike to Rollinsville. They wear hats, sweaters or coats, pants, and boots;...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • 1932
    • Patsy Crosswhite

    • Patsy Crosswhite, the youngest camper at Camp Nizhoni, poses near aspen trees in the camp at Lincoln Hills in Gilpin County, Colorado. She wears a play suit and has a headband in her hair.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1937 and 1938]
    • A trip to the old tungsten mine

    • View of the headframe of a tungsten mine and large metal tanks. African American female campers and counselors from Camp Nizhoni stand by the mine, probably in Gilpin County, Colorado. Shows ore car tracks.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1936
    • Camp 1937 Season

    • Passengers look out windows as a group of African American campers and their counselors from Camp Nizhoni (Gilpin County), Colorado stand near a D.& R.G.W. Railroad train near Lincoln Hills. The campers and counselors wear pants, shorts, dresses...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • 1937 June 27 to August 7
    • The same 1932 "crew"

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-99] Five o'clock (A.M.) hike to Rollinsville. (Note the wraps.), [ARL-100] Ah! destination in sight-Rollinsville, at the bend of the road. It's only 8 o'clock!, [ARL-101] Don't eat the cup, Ethel,...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1932
    • What happened to those wraps, girls?

    • A group of African American teens and their counselor from Camp Nizhoni rest on the railroad tracks of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad near Tunnel 30 (Gilpin County), Colorado. One girl carries a cup. They wear pants, overalls, shirts,...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • 1932
    • Thus endeth the camping adventures of the season of 1932

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-103] Rollinsville, a typical Colorado mountain town, [ARL-104] What happened to those wraps, girls? A pause to rest at the entrance of Tunnel 30 on the return to camp. Boy, were we hungry!." The...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Gilpin...
    • 1932
    • Camp Seasons 1934, 1935

    • Text and annotations on album page read: "[ARL-110] Gateway to Lincoln Hills, [ARL-111] Arapahoe Glacier as viewed through binoculars. (It's the very faint white spot.), [ARL-112] Waiting for the train." The photographic prints on album page show:...
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • [between 1934 and 1935]
    • Camp 1937 Season

    • Seven African American teenage campers from Camp Nizhoni pose in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado. They all wear pants and blouses; one has on overalls, one wears a straw hat and three others wear sailor-type pants with large buttons.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills--1930-1940.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)--1930-1940.;...
    • 1937 June 27 to August 7
    • Camp Nizhoni

    • A group of African American campers from camp Nizhoni board a D.& R.G.W. Railroad passenger car as they leave Camp Nizhoni in Lincoln Hills (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Camp Nizhoni (Colo.)--People--1930-1940.; Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Young Women's Christian Association (Denver, Colo.). Phyllis Wheatley Branch--People--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln...
    • 1937

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