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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
    • "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.
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    • Ridge Mine - East Willow Creek near Creede

    • Buildings from the Ridge Mine along East Willow Creek are in various states of disrepair at the bottom of a canyon near Creede, Mineral County, Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.; Creede (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.
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    • East Willow Creek Ridge Mine, Creede

    • Buildings from the East Willow Creek Ridge Mine are in various states of disrepair at the bottom of the canyon near Creede, Mineral County, Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.; Creede (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Canyons--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.
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    • Ridge Mine East Willow Creek, Creede

    • Buildings from the East Willow Creek Ridge Mine are in various states of disrepair at the bottom of the canyon near Creede, Mineral County, Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.; Mineral County (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Creede--1950-1960.
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    • Trust Ruby (Ouray)

    • View of the abandoned Ruby Trust mine in Ouray County, Colorado with log cabin, tailings, smokestack, and various equipment.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--Ouray County--1940-1950.; Ouray County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Ruby Trust Mine (Ouray County, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Log cabins--Colorado--Ouray County--1940-1950.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1940-1950.
    • [1940?]
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • Clarence F. Holmes, various business cards

    • Business cards for Dr. Clarence F. Holmes' dentistry business
    • African American dentists--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Business cards.
    • undated
    • 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.;...
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    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • Grand Lodge Photo with Various Members and Duke Ellington

    • Group photograph of Dr. Clarence Holmes, Leroy Smith, Duke Ellington, and other members of the Shriner's Club Syrian Temple No. 49.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • Group Photo of Various Members of the Grand Lodge

    • Group photograph of Dr. Clarence Holmes and other members of the Shriner's Club Syrian Temple No. 49.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; African American fraternal organizations--Colorado--Denver.
    • undated
    • 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
    • Juneteenth '82: A celebration program

    • Program for the Five Points Business Association Juneteenth '82 Celebration.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver.; Juneteenth--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1982
    • 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
    • Letter from Hugh McLean to the Lincoln Hills Company

    • Hugh McLean, Assistant Trust Officer Colorado National Bank writes to the Lincoln Hills Company regarding the title for the land.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Lincoln Hills. ; Lincoln Hills Company (Colo.) -- Archives.; Lincoln Hills (Colo.)
    • 1927 April 14
    • The Denver Star

    • Weekly newspaper about the African American community in Denver, Colorado.
    • African Americans--Colorado--Newspapers.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • circa 1913
    • The Park Hill Experience

    • Demographic study of the African-American Population in Denver
    • African Americans--Employment--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974
    • Keyes v. School District No. 1

    • Copy of legal document of the 1974 Civil Action No. C-1499 Keyes v. School District No. 1
    • African Americans--Segregation--Colorado--Denver.; Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Colorado--Denver.; School integration--Colorado--Denver.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1974 April 17
    • 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.
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