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African Americans -- Colorado -- Dearfield.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH640
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE In 1978, Denver television station KOA-TV produced a documentary entitled The Need, the Dream, the Reality: Colorado Black Settlements. This documentary, narrated by Reynelda Muse, recounted the history of Black settlements in Colorado, with special emphasis given to Dearfield, Colorado. This collection contains background materials used in the production of this documentary including film clips, audiotapes and interview transcripts. ...
Dates: 1978

Charles W. Rothwell oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH170-1
Scope and Contents On the first tape Rockwell talks about Harmon, Colorado which was near Cherry Creek (Colo.), the dust bowl, being a cow puncher. On the second tape he talks about Dearfield, Colo., founder O. T. Jackson, early settlers of the African American.
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Dearfield Collection

Identifier: ARL58
Scope and Contents Includes four distinct items: "Dearfield Research" (compiled by Carol Taylor for the Storytellers Project) that contains a comprehensive index and 43 different documents (mostly 20th century newspaper clippings and journal articles) that relate to the community and its history; "Dearfield: A Videotaped Interview with Erma Downey Ingram" (recorded in Boulder on 23 May 1998). Ingram was a resident of Dearfield from 1918-1925; One archival VHS 1/2" copy of /Dearfield: The Road Less Traveled/; and...
Dates: 1994-1998


Identifier: C MSS Mflm49
Scope and Contents Undated promotional letter describing plans for Dearfield; photocopied letter to William J. Harsha with a statement of progress; letter discussing Dearfield property includes a town plat; microfilm contains additional personal, business and political correspondence.
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Walter Groves oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH170-3
Scope and Contents Talks about Dearfield, Colo, an African American settlement, and the people who homesteaded there; discusses O.T. Jackson, the founder of Dearfield.
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