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    • Christmas 1940

    • A young woman smiles at two girls who hold toys in front of a Christmas tree at the 24th (Twenty-fourth) Street Nursery School at 2025 Lawrence Street in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. One girl holds a doll in a chair, another...
    • 24th Street Nursery School (Denver, Colo.)--People--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Christmas trees--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Girls--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.;...
    • 1940
    • 9:00 AM, 4-J+1 Trailer Court almost empty

    • View of the 4 J 1 + 1 Trailer Court, Campground and Washateria, west side of Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado, shows picnic tables and brick barbacue ovens with chimneys. Two story office building in background.
    • 4J1 + 1 Trailer Court, Campground and Washateria (Ouray, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Trailer camps--Colorado--Ouray--1970-1980.; Ouray (Colo.)--1970-1980.
    • August 6, 1979
    • "Busted!" a deserted railroad town in Kansas

    • Wolves and foxes search for food in dilapidated frame buildings in a deserted Kansas railroad town. Abandoned buildings have broken windows and debris is scattered in the road. Smoke rises from a train on railroad tracks in the distance.
    • Abandoned buildings--Kansas--1870-1880.; Ghost towns--Kansas--1870-1880.; Wolves--Kansas--1870-1880.
    • Old dredge near Fairplay, Colo.

    • Abandoned hydraulic placer gold mining dredge on the frozen South Platte River near Fairplay, Park County, Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Park County--1920-1930.; Dredges--Colorado--Park County--1920-1930.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Park County--1920-1930.; Park County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1920-1930.; Hydraulic...
    • January 1929
    • Abbey Theatre Irish Players

    • Group portrait of the Abbey Theatre Irish Players in Denver, Colorado; shows men and women in winter coats. The Broadway Theater entrance is in the background. The hatless man is Barry Fitzgerald, and the man with the white hat and light colored...
    • Abbey Theatre--People--1930-1940.; Broadway Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Actors--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • 1932 February 11-13
    • Miners

    • Men surround an injured man (in shock?) in a mine in (possibly), Colorado. One holds a pitcher and a spoon, another has his eyes opened wide and holds a candle.
    • Accidents--Colorado--1890-1910.; Interiors--Colorado--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1910.
    • [between 1895 and 1901?]
    • Miss Josephine Roche

    • Josephine A. Roche reads a folded paper and has a book in her lap. Her hair is upswept, and her blouse has lace trim.
    • Activists--Colorado--1890-1910.; Women--Colorado--1890-1910.; Roche, Josephine A. (Josephine Aspinwall), 1886-1976.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Buffalo Bill

    • Studio portrait of Buffalo Bill dressed as a young scout probably for his role in the dramatic play "The Scouts of the Prairie." He wears a cowboy hat and a (beaver) fur-trimmed, buffalo hide coat with fringe on the shoulders.
    • Actors--1870-1880.; Celebrities--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Entertainers--1870-1880.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • [between 1870 and 1873]
    • Maude Fealy

    • Maude Fealy poses for a studio bust portrait, possibly for the role of "Filiberta" in "The Cardinal." She has long, wavy hair; wears a bracelet, a pearl necklace, and a dress with gathered, sheer fabric and beadwork; and holds a bouquet of lilies.
    • Actresses--1900-1910.; Fealy, Maude, 1881-1971.
    • [1900?]
    • Olga Nethersole's car, Colo. Spgs. & C. C. Ry.

    • Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek District Railway passenger car with actress Olga Nethersole and others on board; Colorado; Olga and fashionably dressed men and women seated on rear deck of car; "The Short Line" railroad workers and other...
    • Actresses--Colorado--1900-1910.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Windy Point, -20 degrees, Ad-a-man Club climbing Pikes Peak on N. Y. day

    • Snow blows by seven members of the AdAmAn Club as they make their way up a steep incline of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway tracks on Pikes Pike, an annual mountaineering trek to the top of the 14,110 foot mountain to set off fireworks on New Years Eve,...
    • AdAmAn Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.)--1920-1940.; Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company--1920-1940.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Mountaineering--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1920-1940.; Railroad...
    • [between 1922 and 1941]
    • Shay geared locomotive, narrow gauge

    • View of a Shay locomotive (possibly from the Gilpin County Tramway or Argentine Central Railway) in Utah Junction (Adams County), Colorado.
    • Adams County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Adams County--1930-1940.
    • 1939 Aug
    • Adams Falls, Grand Lake

    • Adams Falls (or possibly Ouzel Falls named by Enos Mills after Ouzel bird or "water dipper"), Grand Lake, Colorado; shows rocky and narrow cascading waterfall. The Falls was reached via Moffat Road, Denver, Northwestern and Pacific Railway (later...
    • Adams Falls (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Grand Lake (Colo.)--1900-1920.
    • [between 1905 and 1920]
    • Grand Lake outlet

    • View of east inlet of Grand Lake, Colorado with Mt. Cairns, Mt. Craig, Mt. Adams, Mt. Wescott, Mt. Patterson and fog in the background. A footbridge spans the water; trees cast a reflection.
    • Adams, Mount (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Cairns, Mount (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Craig, Mount (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Grand County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Grand Lake (Colo. : Lake)--1910-1920.; Patterson, Mount (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Wescott, Mount...
    • [between 1912 and 1920]
    • The Adams Hotel

    • View of the Adams Hotel at 1800 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows a four-story brick building with contrasting trim and arched windows. A cupola sits atop a roof dome. A sign outlined in electric bulbs that reads "The Adams" hangs...
    • Adams, The (Hotel : Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1902 and 1910?]
    • Adams Hotel

    • View of the Dutch Room in the Adams Hotel at 1800 Welton Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows wooden tables and wooden captain's chairs with leather seats and backs in the dining room. Beer steins sit on a plate rail above wooden paneling. A...
    • Adams, The (Hotel : Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 Jan. 9
    • Ox cart

    • View of an ox-drawn wooden cart (carreta) near an unpaved rail yard possibly in Ciudad Juárez (Durango), Mexico. Shows adobe buildings, rail cars and commercial wood-frame buildings. Inscriptions on the box cars read [Mexic]an Central [Railroad].
    • Adobe buildings--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--1890-1900.; Ox teams--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Adult Shoppe

    • View of the Adult Shoppe at 3061 South Santa Fe Drive in Englewood, Colorado. Shows a one-story brick building with two glass bricked windows next to the entrance. A free-standing sign reads: "Live Girl Show" and has a silhouette of a naked woman....
    • Adult Shoppe (Englewood, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Englewood (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Motion picture theaters.; Adult Shoppe (Englewood, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Englewood--Pictorial works.; Englewood (Colo.)--Pictorial...
    • 1985
    • Squaw race

    • Two Native American women race their horses past a large crowd congregated behind a fence on the side of a dirt track. One woman is ahead of the other. Some of the men in the crowd stand on the fence rails. A square, viewing stand holds more people...
    • Advertisements--Colorado--1920-1930.; Horse racing--Colorado--1920-1930.; Indians of North America--Women--1920-1930.
    • [between 1921 and 1931?]
    • Tramway cable

    • A man stands in between two mine tramway cables in a forested, rocky area, in Colorado. The cables lead to a wooden structure nestled within the trees.
    • Aerial tramways--Colorado--1890-1920.; Mining--Colorado--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • 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
    • 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.;...
    • Olin T. Ward and Clarence Watkins

    • Olin T. Ward (left) and Clarence Watkins pose for a studio portrait in Honolulu, Hawaii. The African American men wear uniforms, award ribbons, and garrison caps.
    • African Americans--1940-1950.; World War, 1939-1945--African Americans.; Soldiers--1940-1950.; Ward, Olin T.; Watkins, Clarence.; United States. Army.--People--1940-1950.
    • between 1940 and 1945
    • Saloon, Rocky Mountain Fuel Company

    • A bartender stands behind the bar in a saloon associated with the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company possibly in Boulder or Weld Counties, Colorado. Patrons sit at tables, drink beer, and play cards. Several African American (Black) miners are in the bar....
    • African Americans--Colorado--1910-1920.; Bars--Colorado--1910-1920.; Bartenders--Colorado--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Police officers

    • Five police officers stand on the sidewalk near a large glass window in Denver, Colorado. The men wear uniform jackets with two rows of buttons. One of the men is an African American (Black) officer. Signs on the window read: "Chas. [?] Mus[?],"...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Police--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1925?]
    • Sacred Thirty Six - Denver Country Club

    • Group portrait of guests and African American (Black) waiters at a dinner party at the Denver Country Club in Denver, Colorado; decor includes nouveau borders, light fixtures, and a taxidermied fish. Legible identification reads: "Right hand wing,...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Denver Country Club (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Banquets--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Country clubs--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.;...
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Soup kitchen for unemployed

    • Interior view of a soup kitchen for the unemployed in Denver, Colorado; African American (Black) and white men and boys sit or stand at tables with bowls of soup and bread. Shows a coffee urn and cafeteria employees.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Cafeterias--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Food relief--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Unemployed--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • 1921?
    • Larimer Street businesses

    • View of Larimer Street (1600 block) in Denver, Colorado; pedestrians (some Black, African American) walk by a sculpture of a cherub. One man uses crutches. Neon signs read: "Gold Nugget Tap Room," "Ginn Mill," "M & M Sporting Goods," "CAC Gym," and...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Bars--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Restaurants--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1950 April
    • Sarah Sims (house at Christmas)

    • Sarah Sims, an African-American woman, wears a choir robe, holds a book, and stands in front of her house at night. The house is decorated for Christmas. Statues and cut outs of choir singers stand in a line in front of the house. A large paper...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957
    • Our savior's birthday

    • Sarah Sims, an African-American (Black) woman, wears a choir robe, holds a book, and stands in front of her house at night. The house is decorated for Christmas. Statues and cut outs of choir singers stand in line with the woman. A large paper...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Christmas decorations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1957
    • Landmark Designation Application for Clarence Holmes' residence.

    • Document applying to designate Clarence F. Holmes' house as a historic landmark. Includes picture of Holmes on last page (poor quality).
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Glenarm Branch, Young Men's Christian Association History

    • Document describing the history of the Glenarm YMCA and it's significance to the African American community in Denver, Colo. Includes narrative, map and photographs. May be part of National Register Application documentation.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; Recreation centers--Colorado--Denver.; Community centers--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1982
    • Letter from Wilma J. Webb to Sarah L. Foster

    • Letter from Wilma Webb (Colorado State Representative) to Sarah Foster (President Five Points Business Association) pertaining to the Juneteenth Parade and Celebration.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American businesspeople --Colorado--Denver.
    • 1990 March 26
    • The Grace Church Call program

    • Program for worship services for Grace Church, Sunday, October 22, 1933. Ad for Clarence Holmes' dentistry business on page 4 of the program.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American dentists--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1933 October 22
    • 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
    • Special train to the Ice Carnival, Leadville

    • Well dressed men, women, and teenagers identified as: "Judge Pattison, Mr. Pattison, Lucia Pattison, Bayard Taylor, Marie Pratt, Mr. A.W. Risley, Nan McFarland" pose with two African Americans, a cook and a porter, by the rear of a private railroad...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Leadville (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cooks--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Passengers--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Railroad porters--Colorado--Leadville--1890-1900.; Railroad private...
    • 1896 Feb. 2
    • The Park Hill Experience

    • Demographic study of the African-American Population in Denver
    • African Americans--Employment--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974
    • Kate Lee

    • Standing portrait of Kate Lee, a Black woman, daughter of Jeremiah Lee; she props a book up on a tall table beside her; her dark dress is tightly belted high on her waist; she wears a bow in her hair and drop earings.
    • African Americans--Women--1890-1900.; Lee, Kate.
    • [between 1860 and 1868]
    • Bringing in the sheaves

    • Men load bundles of barley onto a horse drawn wagon; plains, a corn field and poplars are in the distance.
    • Agricultural laborers--1890-1910.; Barley--1890-1910.; Carts & wagons--1890-1910.; Farms--1890-1910.; Harvesting--1890-1910.; Sheaves--1890-1910.
    • Beet culture requires much hard labor

    • A man and teenage boys watch boys in sun hats work among rows of beets in (probably) Colorado. Some smoke cigarettes or cigars.
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Beets--Colorado--1900-1910.; Boys--Colorado--1900-1910.; Child laborers--Colorado--1900-1910.; Harvesting--Colorado--1900-1910.; Sugar industry--Colorado--1900-1910.
    • Harvesting Colorado potatoes

    • Men, horse-drawn equipment, and machinery harvest potatoes, somewhere in Colorado, possibly Front Range or Eastern Colorado; shows large potato field, farmworkers, a man in suit (probably farmer or overseer), another man in suit inspecting potato...
    • Agricultural laborers--Colorado--1900-1920.; Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Croplands--Colorado--1900-1920.; Harvesting machinery--Colorado--1900-1920.; Horse teams--Colorado--1900-1920.; Potatoes--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]


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