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Oral history of Colorado project

Repository: History Colorado. The Colorado Historical Society

Collection Description (CRHP): Residents of Denver, Boulder, Mt. Vernon, and other cities reflect on African American experience in the state. Topics include North Denver School Board, discrimination, Ku Klux Klan, jazz in Colorado, African Americans in politics and law, race relations, and domestic experience.

Access Copy Note: Some of the tapes have been transferred to CD listening copies.

Date(s): 1962-1981

Digital Status: Partial

Existing IDs: OH77, OH95, OH173; OH222; OH346; OH347; OH392; OH474; OH481

Extent: 5 reel-to-reel tapes; 5 sound tape reels; 2 sound discs (CD) digital

Language: English

Related Archival Items: Transcripts of the Oral History of Colorado Project are available in MSS #3002. See also Colorado Historical Society African American Advisory Council Oral History Project.

Interviewees: Chester Smedley, Will Smedley, Clyde Smedley, Annie Smedley Garrison, George Morrison, Lilian Morrison, Robert Stauffer, Eunice Norris, Penfield Tate, Arie P. Taylor, Lucille Ashford, Guy Ford, Inga Ford, Audrey De Priest

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American lawyers
African American musicians
African American politicians--Colorado
African American women--Colorado
African Americans--Colorado
Colorado--Race relations
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Colorado
Race discrimination

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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