View of the Ex-Servicemen's at 2623-2627 Welton Street in the Five Points Neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The two story commercial style building has a brick and stucco exterior. The second story has small square and rectangle windows in a brick course. Three entrances are on the facade. The transom windows are painted over. Three small windows are on the facade, "Ex-Servicemen's Club" is painted on the center window. A white trash can is on the sidewalk in front of the building. The building was constructed around 1900 and is part of the Welton Historic District.
Title and content derived from inventory prepared by Kathleen Barlow.; From inventory: "The Ex-Servicemen's club was founded by Benny Hooper who was born in Five Points on May 2, 1893. He served during World War I. Upon his return from the War, he opened the Ex-Servicemen's Club with the pay that he had saved during his time served. During the 1930s, Hooper opened the Casino Dance Hall next door to the Ex-Serviceman's Club."; Scanned image from loaned collection.; R7001516884; Digitization sponsored by the Kenneth King Foundation.
1 photographic print ; 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7 in.)
Is Part Of
Tom Noel photograph collection.; Tom Noel photograph collection, notebook Welton-Wynkoop Streets.;
Ex Servicemen's Club (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1970-1980.; Denver (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Clubs.; Ex-Servicemen's Club (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Clubs--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; African American neighborhoods--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Denver (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
Source: loan, Tom Noel, 2010.
Restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image available from the Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library.