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women in history

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Chris Whitacre for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-whitacre
Abstract Chris Whitacre reflects on her involvement with Historic Denver and writing a book about Molly Brown. Whitacre discusses Margaret Tobin Brown, "the Unsinkable Molly Brown," and her life in Denver. Discusses Brown's rags to riches story, moving to Leadville, surviving the Titanic sinking, and the myths that surround her story. Whitacre discusses the restoration of Molly Brown's Denver home by Historic Denver. Whitacre also discusses Justina Ford, the first Black woman physician in the Rocky...
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W. Yvonne Ponce for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-ponce
Abstract W. Yvonne Ponce served as the volunteer coordinator for the Black American West Museum and her research into the lives of Black women in early Colorado history. Ponce describes her collaborative research with Paul Stewart for their book about Black cowboys which led to her research into the contributions and accomplishments of Black women in Colorado. Ponce discusses the lives and accomplishments of Black women in Colorado history including, Dr. Justina Ford, Daisy Jones, Madame C.J. Walker,...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined