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Hale Family Genealogy Collection

Identifier: ARL257

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the genealogical research of the Hale family compiled by Frances Mozetta (Hale) Currin. The materials include photocopies of marriage records, photographs, military and enlistment records, maps, death certificates, newspaper clippings, birth certificates, and brief biographies for Grace (Hale) Jordan, Frances Mozetta (Hale) Currin, and Dolores Ruth (Hale) Groves Finley.


  • circa 2004, 2006


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

Frances Mozetta Currin (née Hale) compiled her Hale family genealogy history research beginning in 2004. She was born in Denver, Colorado, on November 3, 1923 to Moses S. and Grace Bradford Hale, and had three sisters: Grace Alice, Dolores Ruth, and Myra Lenore. As a child, she attended YMCA summer camp at Lincoln Hills and graduated from Manual High School in 1941. She then attended the University of Denver, graduating in 1948.

Frances Hale married Windsor Marcellus Currin (1915-1981) in Denver on December 20, 1950. The couple had one child in 1955, Windsor Marc Currin. Frances Currin taught in the Denver Public School system, and retired after teaching in Valverde Elementary. She was a resident of the Five Points neighborhood and a member of the Urban League of Metropolitan Denver. Frances Mozetta Currin died on March 9, 2019, in Denver.


1 box (.25 linear feet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, unknown donor, unknown date.

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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