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African American women -- Colorado -- Denver -- Societies and clubs.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Records

Identifier: ARL177
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscript items, ephemera, scrapbooks, published works, correspondence, organization items, and photographs. The items were created by members of Alpha Kappa Alpha and the organization itself. They cover Alpha Kappa Alpha as a national organization, the Epsilon Nu Omega Chapter, and the creation of the Mu Omega Omega Chapter. There are also more specific boxes relating to members who were involved in the organization.

Dates: 1900-2019

Beatrice “Bea” Scott Papers

Identifier: ARL216
Scope and Contents

Collection contains awards, photographs, and ephemera related to Scott's involvement with various service organizations.

Dates: 1880

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

Coterie Records

Identifier: ARL176
Scope and Contents

1.5 linear feet of organizational records, flyers, clippings, and programs from 1976 to 2015. Also contains research on African American history from 1900s to 1930s. One AVBox of Coterie VHS tapes and DVDs from 1996 to 2015. One PhotoBox of color photographs and negatives of Coterie meetings and events from the 1980s through 2015. One OVBox containing an award from 2017.

Dates: 1915-2017, bulk 1990-2015

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Records

Identifier: ARL134
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to Delta Sigma Theta: a scrapbook, convention programs, a bag, folder and envelope from national conventions. Material related to the Delta Mother's and Patron's Club (auxiliary of Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta) includes: a scrapbook, photo albums, awards, minutes, yearbooks, programs, guest books, club song, newspaper clippings, stationary and biographical information about past presidents.

Dates: 1939-2015

Eva Ray Allen Papers

Identifier: ARL275
Content Description

The collection consists of plaques and award certificates from Eva Ray Allen's participation with clubs and organizations in Colorado and Texas between 1964 to 2002.

Dates: 1964-2002

Gail Diola Ford Papers

Identifier: ARL217
Content Description

Collection contains material related to Ford's work with the Elks Club, correspondence, event programs, photographs, sheet music, church programs and newsletters, newspaper clippings, appointment books, address book, yearbooks, report and small bible.

Dates: circa 1900- 2002

Gertie Ross Papers

Identifier: ARL114
Scope and Contents

Ceramic plaque; photographs of Convention of Colorado State Federation of Colorado Women (1914), graduation class, White Elephants (African American baseball team), Zion Baptist Church.

Dates: 1903-1959

National Association of Colored Women's Clubs Records

Identifier: ARL102
Scope and Contents

Purple umbrella; club history compiled by Clementine Pigford; Colorado Association of Colored Women's Clubs convention program; book marks; list of city clubs; business card.

Dates: 2003

Pond Lily Art and Literary Club Collection

Identifier: ARL225
Content Description

Collection contains bBrochures, programs, certificates, photographs, newspaper clippings, and greeting cards document the activities of the Pond Lily Art and Literary Club from 1947-1951.

Dates: 1947-2004

Woman's Club of Denver Sewing School Record Book

Identifier: M2287
Scope and Contents The collection contains a single volume of written entries in The Woman's Club of Denver Sewing School Records, spanning fall of 1903 to spring of 1904. Weekly entries were recorded by Caroline M. Walker, Secretary of the Sewing School. Entries include the number of children who attended, names of teachers who attended, and brief notes about daily activities including separate groups of boys and girls learning to sew, and outings for the students. The records describe high numbers of...
Dates: October 17, 1903-April 30 1904