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African Americans

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

A Raisin in the Sun, 1968

Identifier: B333.09.0013.0026

A exhibt label about Henry Lowenstein and his addition of African American plays to the Bonfils Theatre, beginning with "Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry. The lead role was played by Jonathan Parker, father of Cleo Parker Robinson's father. Performance for the AKAs, a Black sorority, was performed on April 4, the day of Martin Luther King's assasination.

Dates: 1968

Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Records

Identifier: U340

The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) at the University of Denver (DU) was founded on 18 February 2011. It is a student organization by, for, and about graduate and professional students at DU who identiffy as Black and/or African American. The collection consists of photographs, posters, and other papers created and/or collected by the organization.

Dates: 2016

Drummers at the Black African American Celebration (Frame 8), 1998 February

Identifier: U201.01.0097.0010.00001.00001

Three unidentified drummers perform for a Black History Month African American Celebration at the University of Denver.

Dates: 1998 February

Greater Park Hill Community, Incorporated Records

Identifier: M056
Abstract The Park Hill Action Committee (Interdenominational) is an association that was formed in 1959 when the Park Hill neighborhood in the northeast section of Denver, Colorado became racially integrated. This community group was formed by clergy and concerned citizens of the area to promote racial harmony between the white community and African-Americans. During the 1960s, the organization was renamed The Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. The group focused on capital development, community...
Dates: 1951-2000

March 2 Meeting at Montview Presbyterian Church, 1961 March 2

Identifier: M056.01.0002.0002.00001
Abstract Minutes of the Park Hill Action Committee (PHAC) from a meeting held on March 2, 1961 in Montview Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. Some issues under discussion include: the incorporation of the Park Hill Action Committee, and statistics on the ratio of African-American to Caucasian home-buyers for sales of homes north of 26th Avenue, from Colorado Boulevard to Monaco. Also attached: a resolution of the PHAC encouraging residents not to discriminate based on race or ethnicity, to...
Dates: 1961 March 2

Marian Anderson

Identifier: B367.03.0002.0003.00010

Marian Anderson (2-27-1897 to 4-8-1993) one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century. Important figure in the struggle for black artists to overcome racial prejudice and was first black person to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Dates: Majority of material found within 1917- 1951

Minutes of the September Board Meeting, 1960 September 13

Identifier: M056.01.0002.0001.00001

Minutes of the Board of the Park Hill Action Committee (PHAC), held on September 13, 1960 in Denver, Colorado. Issues under discussion include: zoning for rental properties, racial integration of the neighborhood, discrimination in home loans for individuals in the Park Hill.

Dates: 1960 September 13

Minutes PHAC Board Meeting, November 4, 1968, 1968 November 4

Identifier: M056.01.0002.0009.00001
Abstract Minutes of the Park Hill Action Committee (PHAC) from a meeting held on November 4, 1968 in Denver, Colorado. Issues under discussion include: joint community endeavors between the PHAC and Temple Buell College, the building of facilities for youth recreation, the efforts of the PHAC on behalf of quality integrated schools, and the racial integration of the Park Hill neighborhood. The report of the PHAC Schools sub-committee deals with the issues related to the implementation of the Noel...
Dates: 1968 November 4

Minutes PHAC June 24, 1962, Messiah Lutheran Church, 1962 June 24

Identifier: M056.01.0002.0003.00001

Minutes of the Park Hill Action Committee from a meeting held on June 24, 1962 in Messiah Lutheran Church in Denver, Colorado. Issues under discussion include: trash pickup, neighborhood improvement projects, zoning, and ethnic minorities moving into the Park Hill neighborhood.

Dates: 1962 June 24

Minutes PHAC Meeting St. Thomas Episcopal Church July 29, 1963, 1963 July 29

Identifier: M056.01.0002.0004.00001
Abstract Minutes of the Park Hill Action Committee (PHAC) from a meeting held on June 29, 1964 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Denver, Colorado. The Human Relations Committee reported on a meeting with the City Council from the previous month, where Spanish-Americans and African-Americans (''Negroes'' in the original document) aired multiple grievances, which led to a meeting the following month in the Governor's office concerning fair housing and fair employment for minority groups. The Real...
Dates: 1963 July 29