African American Census Material
Scope and Contents
This material seems to be the result of work compiled by a dissertation student or other high-level researcher. Various handwritten and typed demographic data that relate to nineteenth (and early twentieth) century black populations in Colorado and Wyoming counties and cities appears. Highlights: 1870-1880 U.S. WY Territory Census; 1871-1908 Fairmount Cemetery (Denver); 1880 Riverside Cemetery (Denver), vol. 1 and 2; 1860 Arapahoe County Census; 1866-1899 and 1921 Denver Black Directory; 1868 Petitions for right to vote; 1870, 1880, 1885, and 1900 Colorado Censuses (broken down at county levels); 1900-1914 Denver City Directories.
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Biographical / Historical
Research who compiled data is unknown.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Paul Stewart, 2002.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- African Americans -- Colorado -- Statistics. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African Americans -- Colorado. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African Americans -- Wyoming -- Statistics. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African Americans -- Wyoming. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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