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    • George Morrison, Sr.

    • George Morrison, Sr. Musician Violinist, orchestra leader, music teacher, churchman and philanthropist; served on Mayor's Committee on Music, 1947-1960; furnished music on the famous Denver Post Special Train to Cheyenne, Wyoming Frontier Days...
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    • undated
    • 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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    • undated
    • Jack Bradley

    • Jack Bradley Musician Native Denverite; charter member of Denver Civic Symphony, 1935; first black member of Denver Symphony 1940-1941 and 1946-1949; first black person serving as a regular member of any United States symphony orchestra; presently...
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    • undated
    • Alphonse D. Robinson

    • Alphonse D. Robinson Mus. Arts., B. 1910, East St. Louis, Illinois Organist, choir director, pianist, composer. Student of Marta Baloghy Teodonno, Hungarian born concert pianist. Chronicled in Choral Music by Afro American Composers by Evely...
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    • undated
    • Denver Public Schools antique furniture

    • Photograph of two wooden chairs, a hat rack, wood music stand, a lecture stand, a phonograph and an antique electric hair curler.
    • Furnishings.; Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc. Historic Houses Narratives

    • Three separate narratives pertaining to different historic houses
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Land use, Urban--Colorado--Denver.; Zoning--Colorado--Denver.; City planning--Colorado--Denver.; Neighborhood government--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation--Colorado--Denver.; Parks--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Elitch Theater

    • Built in 1890 by John and Mary Elitch, this theater is a representative example of 19th-century Resort style architecture. John died while on tour in 1891, leaving Mary to manage the theater and the surrounding gardens and amusement park. The...
    • Elitch Gardens (Denver, Colo.); West Highland (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Eugene Gash

    • Eugene Gash Concert Pianist First Native-born black Coloradan to perform at Carnegie Hall; Fulbright Scholar; Carnegie Scholar; former member of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra; professor of music, University of California at Berkeley;...
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    • undated
    • Morey Junior High School color guard

    • A photograph of the color guard of Morey Junior High School raising the United States flag. There are students saluting and playing music.
    • Morey Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; Students.; Children playing musical instruments.;
    • undated
    • West High Alma Mater

    • Sheet music of the West High School Alma Mater song
    • West High School (Denver, Colo)
    • undated
    • Smith School music lesson

    • Photograph of a teacher standing in front of three young students during a music lesson at Smith Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. The teacher is holding and pointing to a box of "Melode Bells". The students are turned to look at her and...
    • Smith School (Denver, Colo.); Schools--Colorado--Denver.; Denver Public Schools--Archives.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • The 7th Annual Victorian House Tour

    • Flyer advertising the 7th Annual Victorian House Tour presented by the Wyman Historic District & Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods.
    • Citizens' associations--Colorado--Denver.; Historical buildings--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Irene McWilliams

    • Irene McWilliams Musician, Teacher and Churchwoman W.P.A. music teacher, 1933-1939; director of Denver U.S.O., WWII: taught at Littlejohn School of Music (a federal project to rehabilitate wounded soldiers through music); conducted choirs for...
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    • undated
    • Performance of the Scared Cantata "Elaion" (Mount of Olives)

    • Program for the first performance of the sacred cantata held on Monday evening May 29 at Central Presbyterian Church. Two pages describe the background for the performance; the order of the performance is given; finally the names of the chorus and...
    • Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • May 29
    • Tejon Street, Colorado Springs

    • View of Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows cars including a Chevrolet sedan and another vehicle with tailfins; signs read: "Dave's Furniture, Kelvinator Appliances," "Colorado Springs Music," "Colorado Commercial Bank,"...
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1960-1970.
    • July 1966
    • Yale Glee Club

    • Portrait of the Yale Glee Club visiting Manitou Springs, Colorado; shows men posing on the porch at the Cliff House. Costume includes morning coats, bowler, Homburg and duster hats, winged collars and ties. One wears a striped silk cravat.
    • Music--Societies, etc.--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880- 1890.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Singers--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1880-1890.; Cliff House (Manitou Springs, Colo.)
    • January, 1889
    • The Worship, The Work, The Welcome

    • The bulletin contains the order for worship on Sunday, January 31. The morning worship service is held at 10:30; the evening service is at 7:30. It also contains information regarding meeting held through out the week, Sunday school notes, special...
    • Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • January 31
    • The Cosmopolitan Club of Denver, official records.

    • Includes monthly meeting minutes, financial reports, Christmas programs and ritual for initiation procedure.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--History--20th Century.
    • January 1934 - May 1940
    • A Murdered Joseph "Little Joe" Roma

    • Joseph Roma's body lies on the floor beside a chair, a mandolin, and music stand, Denver, Colorado. Joseph "Little Joe" Roma, was a north Denver grocer, killed by gangsters.
    • Grocers--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dead persons--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Homicides--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Parlors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Roma, Joseph.
    • February 19, 1933
    • An Established Community with a Proud Future: Park Hill

    • An informational book pertaining to the purposes and reasons to move into the Park Hill Neighborhood. Map at back of document drawn by Richard Cowling circa 1966.
    • Neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1966
    • Christ Episcopal Methodist Church Photobook

    • Photobook created by the Christ Episcopal Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in the book are photographs of the congregation, events, weddings, committees, associations and members of the congregation.
    • Christ Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • 1950's Television Set

    • Black and white print of a 1950's television set. Television screen surrounded by wooden frame. Wooden shelves below with two doors and open area with music collection. Tile floor. Bookshelf with books and curtains visible on left side of print.
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • University of Denver Conservatory of Music building, newspaper clipping

    • A newspaper clipping from September 19th, 1920 says, "The Conservatory of Music building at Fourteenth and Arapahoe streets, which is to be torn down. This building was erected in 1880 and was the first big building of the University of Denver."
    • Conservatories of music--Colorado--Denver.; Music education--Colorado--Denver.; Universities and colleges--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • circa 1925
    • The Denver Star

    • Weekly newspaper about the African American community in Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Newspapers.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • circa 1913
    • Second view of music room south. Middle room Dr. F. J. Bancroft residence 1755 Grant

    • Interior view of the Bancroft house in Denver, Colorado; decor includes an Empire chair, carved wood furniture, a rocking chair, framed art, a Norfolk Pine, and a rubber tree.
    • Bancroft, F. J.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • between 1890 and 1900?
    • Middle room, music room F.J. Bancroft 1890's Bancroft residence 1755 Grant

    • Interior view of the Bancroft house in Denver, Colorado; decor includes a piano, Oriental rugs, a hanging lamp, a potted palm, china bowls, framed art, and upholstered chairs.
    • Bancroft, F. J.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Music rooms--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
    • between 1890 and 1900
    • Confederate reunion

    • View of conventioneers in Trinidad, Colorado. An elderly man wearing a mustache and a confederate uniform twirls a woman in a satin gown. Other women wearing gowns, ribbons and corsages look on. Many people are in the background.
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dancing--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.; Military uniforms--Confederate.; Reunions--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.
    • August, 1939
    • Confederate reunion

    • View of dancing couples at the convention, Trinidad, Colorado. Men wear their Marine uniforms and women wear fancy dress.
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dancing--Colorado--Trinidad--1930-1940.; Military uniforms.; Douse, Ken.; McCarthy, Imelda.
    • August, 1939
    • "Christ is Risen," probably Easter program

    • Members of the choir of the Presbyterian Church in Greeley, Colorado, in Weld County, pose on a circular stage for the Easter service. Numerous potted plants are around the perimeter of the stage and on tables among the members of the choir....
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Choirs (Music)--1890-1900.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Greeley--1890-1900.
    • April, 1898
    • N. S. H. S. Exponent

    • This is a newsletter for Northside High School. It provides information on club activities, up coming events, and other happenings around school. It contains a military section and advertisements for local businesses. It is published on the 15th...
    • North Side High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.
    • April 15, 1893
    • Apex, Colo. recreation hall interior, piano on stage

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; includes theater stage with square piano and painted backdrop of trees; flanked by arched doorways with steps leading onto stage; wood paneling in...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1950-1960.
    • [May 1957]
    • Dining room looking into music room [Frederick Warshauer residence].

    • Interior view of the dining room in the Frederick Warshauer residence in Antonito, Conejos County, Colorado, includes Renaissance revival furniture, carved round table with wood and leather chairs, glass display cabinet, plate rail, hanging...
    • Antonito (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Antonito--1910-1920.; Interiors.;Warshauer, Frederick B., 1859-1913--Homes and haunts.
    • [between 1960 and 1980]
    • Music room [Frederick Warshauer residence].

    • Interior view of the music room in the Frederick Warshauer residence in Antonito, Conejos County, Colorado, features an upright piano, bronze female figures, and ornate round table with a portrait bust in center of room. Floral wallpaper covers the...
    • Antonito (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Interiors.; Music rooms--Colorado--Antonito--1890-1920.;Warshauer, Frederick B., 1859-1913--Homes and haunts.
    • [between 1960 and 1980]
    • Interior, Georgetown, Colorado

    • Interior view of an unidentified house in Georgetown, Colorado; the room includes: a small square piano with music for The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Lucia di Lammermoor, two candles atop the piano, wallpaper with wreath-like medallions...
    • Georgetown (Colo.)--1960-1980.; Houses--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.; Interiors.; Pianos--Colorado--Georgetown--1960-1980.
    • [between 1960 and 1980?]
    • Some music for the boys

    • Soldiers (some African American) stand around a woman seated at a piano, in (probably) Denver, Colorado.
    • United States. Army.--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Military life--American--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Pianos--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1952 and 1956?]
    • Futuristics Club

    • View of a Futuristics Club function. Members of an orchestra play on the stage of the Rainbow Ballroom, 38 E. Fifth Avenue (5th Ave.), Denver, Colorado. The African American (Black) band members play the piano, saxophone, trumpet, drums, and bass....
    • Futuristics Club (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Big bands--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Clubs--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • New Hope Baptist Church adult choir E. 23rd Ave & Ogden St.

    • Black (African American) members of the New Hope Baptist Church adult choir pose in the church at 23rd (Twenty-third) Avenue and Ogden Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The men and women wear robes.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Choirs...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • New Hope Baptist Church adult choir E. 23rd and Ogden St.

    • Black (African American) and white members of the New Hope Baptist Church adult choir shake hands in the church in Denver, Colorado. A piano is nearby.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Choirs (Music)--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • New Hope Baptist Church adult choir

    • Black (African American) and white members of the New Hope Baptist Church adult choir shake hands and pose near a piano in the church in Denver, Colorado. A microphone is nearby.
    • New Hope Baptist Church (Denver, Colo.)--People--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Baptist churches--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Choirs (Music)--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Bull Moose Club

    • View of a Bull Moose Club function. A choir of African American (Black) and white children in uniforms stand on risers and sing in Denver, Colorado. A man in a suit jacket sits at a piano and a man with a bass is nearby.
    • Bull Moose Club (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; African Americans--Organizations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Children--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Choirs (Music)--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Ft. Collins, Colo.

    • Trolley number 25 travels through a commercial district in Fort Collins, Colorado in Larimer County. Signs: "Complete Line Auto Parts Co.," "Electrical Contractor Electrical Service," "Hotpoint Appliances," "Brown's Western Sporting Goods,"...
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Business districts--Colorado--Fort Collins--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Fort Collins--1940-1950.; Fort Collins Municipal Railway (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    • [between 1947 and 1951]
    • Ft. Collins - St. Paul's house (interior)

    • View of the interior of Saint Paul's house in Fort Collins, Colorado featuring an alter, a crucifix, candles, a music stand, curtained windows, kneelers, and wooden benches.
    • Fort Collins (Colo.)--1940-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Fort Collins--1940-1970.; Interiors.
    • [between 1945 and 1967]
    • Denver Chamber Music Society

    • View of a concert by the Denver Chamber Music Society at Red Rocks Park near Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado. The musicians sit or stand on a wooden platform nestled in the rocks. Men and women play string instruments, one man plays a...
    • Denver Mountain Parks--Facilities--1940-1950.; Red Rocks Amphitheater (Colo.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Red Rocks Park (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Concerts--Colorado--Jefferson County--1940-1950.;...
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]

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