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    • Women's Christian Temperance Union buys war bonds

    • Nina Bear, treasurer of the Colorado Women's Christian Temperance Union hands a check to Louis M. Montania, administrator of the United States War Bonds Office. In return he hands her an envelope of war bonds. Bertha Teller sits at a table with her...
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    • 1942 April 22
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union

    • Five executive board members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Colorado pose near a desk. A woman identified as Mrs. Henry Bruce Teller is seated at a desk and holds papers in her hands. Other board members include: Grace C. Morey, in a...
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    • 1942 December 29
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union plants memorial tree

    • Members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union gather around a small spruce tree at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wilmore are seated on a park bench near the tree. A plaque reading: "8th District W.C.T.U. Honor Mr. &...
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    • 1942 July 17
    • Denver Public Library Bibliographic Center

    • Women work at card catalogs in the Bibliographic Center at the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Links Club

    • View of a Links Club function. Two African American (Black) women stand next to a table at a club function in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dark color dresses and hats. The table is set and framed drawings are on the wall.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Public Library childrens department

    • Boys, girls, and a woman read books near a doll display in the children's department of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One girl draws a picture of a saddle. A sign...
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • President Mrs. W. A. Bayer

    • Mrs. W. A. Bayer poses indoors, probably at a Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1940 July
    • Links Club

    • View of a Links Club function. African American (Black) men and women gather for tea in the living room of a house in Denver, Colorado. A seated woman serves tea from a silver service.
    • McCloud, Burnis, 1908-1990.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Armed forces service centers

    • African American soldiers in uniform and women laugh as they stand near, or sit on, a piano at a W.P.A. armed forces center in Denver, Colorado. The women wear dresses, one has on strap heeled shoes.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Two leaders in the establishment of the soldiers recreational center

    • An African American man, in a U.S. Army uniform, and a woman, in a dress and hat, play ping pong at a soldiers recreational center in Denver, Colorado; Andrew Hester, W.P.A. Recreation Director and County Judge C. Edgar Kettering, and soldiers look...
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    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Verner Z. Reed residence [sic]

    • A woman poses on an inflatable horse beside a swimming pool at an unidentified estate in Denver, Colorado. Two children swim in the pool.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Boettcher School - Miss Eva Whisler - cafeteria

    • Interior view of Charles Boettcher School cafeteria in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; Eva Whisler talks to children. Another woman is behind a lunch counter.
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    • St. car # 833

    • James L. Adams, Tramway Superintendent, Governor John C. Vivian, Clarence Adams, Chair State of War Bond Committee, Roblin [?] Davis, War Loan Corporation, H. S. Robertson, Denver Tramway Corporation President, Mayor Benjamin Stapleton and Mary V....
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    • Publicity photo

    • George Westcott (left) and Richard Klinger (right) look at Pat Beyer (in bathing suit) in Denver, Colorado. The woman also wears white high heels and carries an umbrella with letters: "I Am The Girl From Jones beach."
    • Mathias, David.
    • 1949 August 28
    • Newspaper office (radio)

    • Men and women radio personalities read scripts while standing around a microphone in a Denver, Colorado newspaper office.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Forrest A. Heath Clothing Company

    • Interior view of the Forrest A. Heath Clothing Company, in Denver, Colorado; a woman shows fringed leather jackets.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Forrest A. Heath Clothing Company

    • Interior view of the Forrest A. Heath Clothing Company, in Denver, Colorado; shows women working with sewing machines and leather.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Parade float

    • Women in swimming suits pose on a float during a parade in Denver, Colorado. They model a lawn mower, hoe, and paintbrush. Signs read: "Heating, Plumbing, Wallpaper."
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Polite tea

    • Women drink from tea or coffee cups in a living room with a fireplace and paintings in Denver, Colorado. One woman sits at a tea cart, another offers a plate of cookies.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Easter Parade at Immaculate

    • A man and woman walk by the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The man wears a suit, the woman's outfit includes a straw hat, a cable knit sweater, and a corsage.
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    • 1941 Easter
    • Denver Public Library Bibliographic Center

    • A woman consults a card catalog in the Bibliographic Center of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
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    • Mrs. Pattee and Mrs. Heister on a garden party tour

    • Mrs. George L. Pattee (Isabelle) poses with Mrs. Heister at a garden party held at the Harry Davis house in Denver, Colorado. Mrs. Pattee wears a flat hat with a large brim, a dark suit, polka-dot blouse and holds a pair of gloves; she wears...
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    • 1941 May 29
    • Woman in bathing suit

    • An unidentified woman poses on a staircase in her swimsuit, probably in Denver, Colorado. Shows reflection of camera light in background mirror.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1946 June 22
    • Denver Public Library science and engineering department

    • A woman sits at a desk and talks on a telephone while another woman stands nearby in the science and engineering department of the Denver Public Library at Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado....
    • Bri-tone Prints.
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    • Chester Morey residence

    • A woman poses in the backyard at the Chester Morey house at 1555 Sherman Street in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A lounge chair, lawn furniture, grass, and garden are in the yard.
    • Sealy, Orin A.
    • 1948
    • Harry M. Mulvihill residence

    • A woman, probably Helen C. Mulvihill, sits in the living room of the Harry M. Mulvihill house at 222 Gaylord Street in the Country Club neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Sofas, tables, a fireplace, and a painting are in the room.
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    • [1941]
    • Scott Brady "Canon City" movie premiere

    • Scott Brady, handcuffed to Colorado State Prison warden Roy Best, poses near stairs to an airplane at Stapleton Airport in Denver, Colorado. Women in prison uniforms pose beside him. They wears sashes that read: "Welcome Scott Brady, Star of Canon...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1948 July
    • Canon City - Roy Best Special

    • Colorado State Prison warden, Roy Best, and women look at an airplane in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "The Roy Best Canon City Premier Special," and "Monarch Airlines."
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1948 July
    • Lois Paul - Fay McKenzie

    • Group portrait of women, including Lois Paul and Fay McKenzie, in Denver, Colorado. The women wear furs and pose beside a car with a banner: "Pontiac Official Car - Meet The People - All American Hit Musical Review - City Auditorium."
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    • 1940
    • Denver Optic Co.

    • Interior view of women and racks of glass eyes at the Denver Optical Company's office, possibly in the A. C. Foster (University) Building at 16th (Sixteenth) and Champa Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. The women wear uniform dresses.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Denver Optic Co.

    • Interior view of women and drawers of glass eyes, possibly at the offices of the Denver Optic Company in the A. C. Foster (University) Building at 16th (Sixteenth) and Champa Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. The women wear uniform dresses.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • New soldiers' recreation center

    • A soldier shows a young woman how to shoot pool at a Armed Forces recreation center at 1514 Welton Street in Denver, Colorado; men look on.
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    • 1941, April
    • Denver, snowstorm

    • A woman, with a fur collared winter coat, walks a dog in a snowstorm in Denver, Colorado. Shows houses in the distance.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Warren Branch

    • Interior view of the Warren Branch of the Denver Public Library in the Cole neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; women read and browse by a poster board sign: "The Freedom We Defend" with a depiction of an eagle. Bookshelves, arched windows, and an...
    • Mile High Photo Company.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Probably in Denver

    • Portrait of women in Denver, Colorado; costume includes satin, brocade fabric, a brooch, a bone belt buckle, pearls, and fancy hats with feathers and ribbons.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 17th St. on top of Brown Palace

    • Women pose on the roof of the Brown Palace Hotel, in Denver, Colorado. They wear outfits that include leopard skin, fur, feathers, fancy hats, a plaid cape, gloves, taffeta, and high heels. 17th (Seventeenth) Street and downtown commercial...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Housing applicants, Lincoln Park project

    • Women and men wait in an office to apply for apartments at the Denver Housing Authority Lincoln Park project located between 13th Avenue and Colfax, and Mariposa and Osage Streets in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1940
    • Taking applications

    • A woman sits at a desk and takes applications for the Denver Housing Authority Lincoln Park project in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1940 October 11
    • Denver Urban Renewal, Curtis Park

    • A woman poses as she hangs clothes on a clothesline at Denver Housing Authority Curtis Park public housing, in Denver, Colorado.
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    • 1941
    • Regional library conference

    • Librarians who include Dr. Malcolm G. Wyer, B.F. Coen, Mrs. Lillian B. Corry, Miss Freda Conrad, Mrs. Ruth Tyler, and Miss Frances Mentzer stand and sit at a conference table probably in Denver, Colorado. The women wear hats decorated with flowers...
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    • 1943 April 2
    • "Canon City" publicity shot

    • Film star Scott Brady poses in handcuffs, with a man and several women dressed in prison uniforms and caps, near a United Air Lines airplane in (probably) Denver, Colorado. The women wear sashes that read: "Welcome Scott Brady, Star of "Canon...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • [1948?]
    • Denver YWCA

    • African American women who include Fairfax Holmes pose with a Black man near the Phyllis Wheatley Branch YWCA at 2460 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. They stand near a metal wire fence.
    • Holmes, Clarence F., 1892-1978.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Party

    • Men and women pose for a group photograph, possibly a holiday office party in Denver, Colorado, some hold glasses and smoke cigarettes.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • January 8, 1948

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