Zion Baptist Church and the Denver Public Library present: Three Celebrations

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May 18, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Social Events
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

You are cordially invited:
Denver’ s 147-year-old Zion Baptist Church and the Denver Public Library’s Creating Your Community grant program present the “I Do” on-line photographic project about African Americans holy matrimonial vows. The project features photographs of weddings, anniversaries, vow renewals, and a wedding dress display. We will be available to scan your “I Do” photos.

Join us for a screening of Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado’s locally produced “Colorado Experience: Justina Ford, MD” written, produced and directed by donnie l. betts. Born with two strikes against her, Dr. Justina Ford overcame barriers of race and gender to become the first African-American woman to practice medicine in Colorado and delivered over 7,000 babies. You will enjoy the twenty-seven minute film about a medical pioneer and one of Zion’s “First Ladies.”

The final celebration will honor the Blair- Caldwell African American Research Library’s Tenth Anniversary.

Display Time: Noon - 6:30 pm
Scanning Time*: Noon - 2:00pm
Program Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm

No Cost – Open to the Public

Visit our website at http://creatingcommunities.denverlibrary.org/community/zion-baptist-chur...

* We can scan items up to 8.5” X 11.7”, a USB drive will be provided

Project Coordinators and Partners
Denver Public Library-Western History/Genealogy
Jamie Seemiller

Program Administrator
Western History/Genealogy Dept.
Sally McDonald
Archivist/Librarian
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History Colorado and Rocky Mountain PBS
donnie l. betts
Education
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Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Charleszine “Terry” Nelson,
Special Collection/Community Resource Manager
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Collections by Zion Baptist Church Historians
Annette R. Groves
Kathryne A. L. McKinney
Clementine W. Pigford
Frank Marvin Davis, Pastor
Zion Baptist Church
Members and Friends of Zion Baptist Church

For more information contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org.

Zion Baptist Church and the Denver Public Library present: Three Celebrations