Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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...
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Overview Minutes of the Board of Governors of the Park Hill Action Committee (PHAC) from a meeting held on June 29, 1964 at the Montview Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. Zoning was discussed, in specific, the issue of the yards of vacant houses where the real estate companies responsible had not provided proper upkeep and allowed the yards to become ''eyesores.'' The letters of complaint to the companies are included with the minutes. Traffic congestion and truck traffic from Colorado Boulevard...
Dates: 1964 June 29
Overview Cedric "Rick" Page, professor of geography and urban studies at the University of Colorado, reflects on his research on the development of Dearfield, Colorado. Dearfield is considered a "Black town" because of the migration of African Americans out of the south and into the West. Page discusses the history of black communities settling Colorado and their efforts to establish towns and agricultural communities in the early 1900s.
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Overview 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...
Overview 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
Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting, November 5, 1969 at Park Hill Congregational Church, 26th and Leyden, 1969 November 5
Overview Minutes of the Board of Governors of the Park Hill Action Committee, North East Park Hill Civic Association (PHAC -NEPCHA) from a meeting held on November 5, 1969 at the Park Hill Congregational Church at 26th and Leyden in Denver, Colorado. Father Rick Kerr, the new Executive Director, was introduced to the board. Additionally, the involvement of churches in the Park Hill area as sponsoring members was discussed.
Dates: 1969 November 5
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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 Estate...
Dates: 1963 July 29