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Black Genealogy Search Group Records

Identifier: ARL190
Content Description

Records of the Black Genealogy Search Group include: meeting minutes and agendas, photographs, membership information, genealogy resources, and program/event information. One AVBox containing VHS tapes of presentations by and for the Black Genealogy Search Group dating from 1989 to 2001.

Dates: 1970-2013

Black History Collection

Identifier: ARL281
Content Description

The collection contains biographies, posters, photographs, and a calendar highlighting historical Black figures in American history that were produced by Black American publishers, including the Afro-Am Publishing Company (Chicago, Illinois), between 1969 and 1996. The collection consists primarily of photographs and short biographies pasted onto poster boards.

Dates: 1969-1996

Black Studies Resources

Identifier: ARL273
Content Description

One box containing slides and an annotated inventory about African American history. The set was created by William Loren Katz and published in 1970. The 465 slides depict major elements of black history in America from the early 16th century through World War II. Deals with black American contributions to the Revolutionary War, black inventors, early black politicians, Black Seminoles, and others aspects of black history. Published by Educational Resources, Inc.

Dates: 1970

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Records

Identifier: ARL111
Scope and Contents

Includes planning papers for Blair Caldwell African American Research Library, invitations to preview party and grand opening, commemorative pins, groundbreaking book marks and guest books (blank).

Dates: 1998-2003

Blair-Caldwell Library Exhibition Records

Identifier: ARL214
Scope and Contents

Collection contains guidelines and exhibit designs.

Dates: 2002-2003

Boarding House Records

Identifier: ARLM23
Scope and Contents

Contains pages listing renters with paid amount (pages torn from ledger) and list of "paid iot"

Dates: 1947

Bob Phillips Papers

Identifier: ARL80
Scope and Contents

Includes voter precinct lists, presumably utilized by Phillips during his 1972 campaign for the Colorado State Legislature.

Dates: 1971-1972

Bronze Daughters of America Inc. Records

Identifier: ARL198
Content Description

Photo album of events of the Bronze Daughters of America from 1951-1965.

Dates: 1951-1965

Buffalo Soldiers Collection

Identifier: ARLM78
Scope and Contents

Contains a typed transcription of “An undelivered letter written to the Patriotic Colored Women, from the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Calvary Div., U.S. Army (2 leaves, 1898) and photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles about the Buffalo Soldiers (11 items).

Dates: 1898, 1990s

Byron Johnson Papers

Identifier: ARLM92
Scope and Contents

The Johnson Papers contain family photographs and early pictures of Johnson as a football and baseball player. Also, included is an Army portrait. Newspaper clippings and baseball statistics also appear. Most of this material is in the form of photocopies.

Dates: 1929-2000

CAM Productions Records

Identifier: ARL98
Scope and Contents

Includes 1/2-hour videocassettes (VHS 1/2") of a television show called "The CAM Hour." The episodes aired between 1987 and 1999. Contain performances of gospel music, including two years of the Juneteenth Gospel Music Fest and two years of the Colorado Gospel Academy and Hall of Fame; dance performances and interviews with famous local African Americans; footage of conferences and awards ceremonies; and dramatizations.

Dates: 1987-1999

Carolyn Jones Medine Papers

Identifier: ARL22
Scope and Contents

Relates mostly to Odyssey West Magazine; material includes photographic files, award certificates and plaques, and publications of Odyssey West. Photograph files consist of many figures throughout the African American community, both at the national and local level. In addition, includes information (publications, art, and covers) that pertains to Odyssey, Afro-Denver, Afro Colorado, and Colorado Lifestyle - - publications for which Jones played a role.

Dates: 1978-1994

Carrie Collins Papers

Identifier: ARL96
Scope and Contents

Resumes, musical scores, 45 rpm records, awards, photographs and newspaper clippings that relate to Collins's career as a musician and educator. Also includes information about Clinton Collins, Carrie's husband.

Dates: 1973-2003

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.

Dates: 1981-2000

Charles Rothwell Papers

Identifier: ARL67
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs that span (approximately) World War I to the mid-1940s; photographs primarily document Rothwell, his family, and Denver; includes images from Dearfield, El Paso, Las Vegas, and other Western cities.

Dates: 1914-1970s

Charlie Burrell Papers

Identifier: ARL46
Scope and Contents

Includes photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings that document Burrell's career as a musician.

Dates: 1946-1999

Charlotte Cowens Ephemera

Identifier: ARL89
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of items collected by Charlotte Cowens, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-2002

Christopher Columbus and Lucile Waite Johnson Papers

Identifier: ARL138
Scope and Contents

Includes black and white photographs of C.C. and Lucile at the Owl Club (circa 1940s-1950s), Owl Club of Denver Debutante Presentation programs(1976-1977), Owl Club newspaper clippings (1961,1987), C.C. Johnson eulogy given by grandson (1996), plaque " In appreciation for your 47 years of dedicated service to the Owl Club of Denver" (1988) and plaque "Denver Public Schools Award, Black Education Advisory Committee" (1981).

Dates: 1940-1996

Chuck Smith Research

Identifier: ARL209
Content Description

Contains research collected by Chuck Smith, including issues of The Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences and The Review of Black Political Economy, as well as photocopied articles pertaining to the life and career of artist Benny Andrews.

Dates: 1940-2004

Churches and Schools Collection

Identifier: ARL139
Scope and Contents

Contains programs, bulletins, directories, obituaries, funeral notices, flyers from churches and schools located in Denver, Colo. Included is a program from World Famous Williams Jubilee Singers (1912); "Easter Gems for Church and School" (1895). Churches include Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church, Central Baptist Church, Macedonia Baptist Church, Scott United Methodist Church, Shorter A.M.E. Church and Zion Baptist Church.

Dates: 1895-2003

Claudette Sweet Papers

Identifier: ARL93
Scope and Contents

Includes photographs, programs, clippings, video tape and books related to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Presentation and Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, events and celebrations.

Dates: 1992-2001

Clementine Washington Pigford Papers

Identifier: ARL175
Scope and Contents

Collection includes materials related to Clementine Washington Pigford and family: school papers, biographical information, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, wedding invitation and report by Helen Washington to the Columbine Chapter of the Eastern Star.

Dates: 1955-2004

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble Records

Identifier: ARL78
Scope and Contents

Includes press releases, advertisements, performance reviews, and VHS footage of dances and rehearsals, promotional posters, company records and correspondence.

Dates: 1970-2016

Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Records

Identifier: ARL208
Content Description

Contains awards and certificates presented to, or by, the Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce.

Dates: 1992-2006

Colorado Black Women for Political Action Records

Identifier: ARL82
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, annual conference programs and posters, newspaper articles, reports, minutes, agendas, financial information, event invitations, newsletters and member rosters.

Dates: 1980-2015

Colorado Flyers Track Club Records

Identifier: ARL156
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newspaper clippings, photographs, track and field result lists, programs, annual reports, awards and certificates.

Dates: 1966-2016

Colorado Libraries Volunteer Managers Council Records

Identifier: ARL178
Scope and Contents

The records date from 1993-2001 and detail the activites of the Metro Libraries Volunteer Management Council, which was renamed to the Colorado Libraries Volunteer Managers Coucil in 1997. Records inclide meeting minutes, volunteer manuals, membership lists and reports.

Dates: 1993-2001

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind Records

Identifier: ARL258
Scope and Contents

The collection dates between 1940 and 2006 and contains photographs, newspaper clippings, a booklet, and a videocassette tape.

Dates: 1940-2006, undated

Coors Brewing Company: Creative Services Records

Identifier: ARL226
Content Description

Contains materials supporting the Coors Heritage Series, Black History Month and the recruitment of African Americans to work for Coors including awards, calendars, advertising and photographs.

Dates: 1982-2011

Cornelius Stripling Papers

Identifier: ARL107
Scope and Contents

Biography written by Anne-Marie Stripling; plaque; commendation letter from United States Air Force; three award-winning 35-mm still life photographs.

Dates: 1953, 2000-2001

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