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Colorado State Association of Colored Women's Clubs Records

Identifier: WH113

Scope and Contents

Collection contains mMinutes, lists of member clubs and individuals, programs, clippings, photos and information about prominent black women. Material organized by historian Ora B. Harvey. First record group covers period 1904-1958; the second, to 1972, has title: Milestones of the Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of Colorado.


  • 1904-2005

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Association of Colorado black women organized 1904 in Colorado Springs for communication and mutual helpfulness in the promotion of interracial understanding, women's rights, and better social and moral conditions. Affiliated with National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (organized 1896 Washington, D.C.).


2 Boxes (1.5 linear feet)

1 OVBox

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, The Association, Denver, Colo., 1958, 1972, 2023.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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