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Charlene Jordan Papers

Identifier: ARL86

Scope and Contents

Includes articles relating to her business, Charlene's House of Beauty (Denver, Colorado), personal awards, and photographs.


  • 1981-2000

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Internationally-known beautician and Five Points Neighborhood of Denver business woman. Born in Nashville, Arkansas in 1925. Graduated Velvetex College of Cosmetology (Little Rock, Arkansas (1947). Attended Duncan’s Beauty Academy (Denver) in 1948. Worked as a cosmetologist at Anderson’s Beauty Salon (Denver, Colo.) from 1949-1954. Owns and operates Charlene’s House of Beauty at 2820 Welton Street in the Five Points Neighborhood.


1 box (.25 linear feet)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Jean Jackson, circa 2001.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205