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Great Coffee, Historical Photographs to Benefit DPL

Great Coffee, Historical Photographs to Benefit DPL

Grand Hyatt announces Grand Re-Opening of expanded Starbucks Coffee--

February 16th will find the newly renovated Starbucks at Grand Hyatt Denver showcasing images from DPL's Historic Photo Collections! Proceeds from the day will be donated to DPL!

 

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage in Colorado

The Western History and Genealogy Department is home to an ample collection of papers and records of Hispanic individuals and organizations in Colorado, including Federico Pena, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales, Polly Baca, Bernie Valdez, Su Teatro, and LARASA.

These collections include original correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, founding documents, meeting minutes, and much more.

Rodolfo 'Corky' Gonzales

One of the most well known Civil Rights leaders of the 1960s and 1970s will be receiving a display at the Denver Public Library…

The Western History and Genealogy Department does a number of displays but one of particular interest is the Rodolfo 'Corky' Gonzales Display that is going up in June of 2009.