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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arie Taylor for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-taylor
Abstract Originally from Ohio Arie Taylor moved to Colorado in 1958. Taylor reflects on her time in the Air Force and encountering segregation and discrimination. The first Black woman legislator in Colorado, Taylor discusses her reasons for getting involved in politics, particularly her experiences as a Black woman and her encounters with racism. Discusses racial tensions in Denver in July of 1968, which resulted in protests and community clashes with police and Arie Taylor's arrest. Taylor reflects on...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Indians--Segregation & Integration, 1960-1963

Identifier: M060.01.0002.0049
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Dates: 1960-1963

Oleta L. Crane for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-crane
Abstract Oleta L. Crane, the first Black woman in the Rocky Mountain area to be accepted as a member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, reflects on her time as a young adult. Crane discusses her civil rights activism and attending the Waveland Conference in Mississippi in 1939. Crane reflects on her experiences with segregation, racism, and discrimination. Crane discusses her time in the Army, her training, her different positions and ranks, and her life after retiring from the military.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Olietta Moore for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-moore_olietta
Abstract Olietta Moore, a Colorado Native, reminisces on her childhood growing up in the Barnum neighborhood, opening of the Colfax Viaduct, and riding the Barnum streetcar. Discusses writing music, attending the University of Denver at the Lamont School of Music, and entertaining soldiers after World War I. Moore reflects on the creation of the Cosmopolitan Club, fighting against segregation, and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver. Briefly mentions her work as a hard rock miner.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Rachel Noel for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-noel_rachel
Abstract Rachel Noel, a Colorado educator, was born in Hampton, Virginia and moved to Colorado when her husband started his medical practice. They chose Colorado because Noel's husband could practice medicine in an integrated hospital. Reflects on segregation and discrimination against African Americans in health, housing, education, and daily life in Colorado in the 1950s. Discusses her experience as a committee member appointed by the board of education to look at inequality in Denver Public Schools...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Sam Menin for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-menin
Abstract Sam Menin, Denver defense attorney, describes attending Westminster Law School (which would later merge the University of Denver College of Law) at night while working during the day. Menin reflects on his career and discusses why he often represented homeless, poor, or oppressed clients. Discusses the impact of the KKK, segregation, and race relations.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined