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Notable Coloradans Resource Set
The resource set includes additional sources to accompany the Primary Source Set and Lesson Ideas to help extend lessons and further student understanding. Primary Source Analysis Worksheets are available on the Elementary Primary Source Sets main page.
Chief Little Raven: Peacemaker. The above link also includes a biography of Little Raven.
Portrait of Little Raven (Photograph) ~ 1880-1910
Two images of Little Raven, a Native American (Arapaho) man. Both images are studio portraits (standing).
Group portrait depicting the U.S. military and members of the Arapaho Native American tribe. From left to right are Little Raven; Little Raven's daughter Grass Woman; Col. William Bent; and Little Raven's sons Little Bear and Shield. The image was photographed by William S. Soule at Fort Dodge, Kansas on August 5, 1869.
Little Raven ~ 1930-1939 (Painting)
Portrait of Chief Little Raven wearing an eagle feather headdress, green neck scarf, a white vest with red/blue/green designs, white shirt, and a beaded garter. He is holding blue blanket wrapped around him with his left hand, and a pipe in his right.
Clara Brown, Pioneer ~ 1875-1885 (Photograph)
Clara Brown was a former slave from Virginia who became a community leader, philanthropist and aided settlement of former slaves during the time of Colorado's Gold Rush.
Bronze of Clara Brown, 2016 (Artwork)
'Clara Brown, Pioneer' -- Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, The National Mall Washington (DC)
Our City in Flames! A Disastrous Conflagration (Newspaper Article)
Central City fire destroyed Clara Brown's house. Daily Register Call, January 28, 1873.
Clara Brown's Death. Colorado Transcript, November 4, 1885.
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales, Activist, Writer, Boxer. The above link also includes a short biography of Corky Gonzales.
Mexican American Rodolpho "Corky" Gonzales, Mexican American activist and founder of the Crusade for Justice, addresses a crowd in probably Denver, Colorado.
Former Boxer, Rodolpho "Corky" Gonzales ~ 1966 (Photograph)
Former boxer Rodolfo (Corky) Gonzales, right, with Cesar Chavez, formed the Crusade for Justice in 1966.
Interview with Corky Gonzales, 1977 (Newspaper Article)
Interview with Corky Gonzales, La Cucaracha, Volume II, Number 8, September 5, 1977.
Pat Schroeder, U.S. House of Representatives, 1970's (Photograph)
In 1972, Pat Schroeder won an election for Congress in Colorado's first district, based in Denver. At age 32, she is the third-youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
Pat Schroeder, Presidential Campaign Button, 1988 (Image/Artifact)
Schroeder decided for a brief time to seek the Democratic nomination for President.
Patricia Schroeder, Colorado Women's Hall of Fame, inducted in 1985.