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Dr. Justina Ford

Five Points

Added by yongli on 08/29/2016 - 14:40, last changed on 09/04/2021 - 11:41
Bordered roughly by the South Platte River to the northwest, Thirty-Eighth Street to the north, Downing Street to the east, Park Avenue and East Twentieth Avenue to the south, and Twentieth Street to the southwest, Five Points is a historic neighborhood near downtown Denver that was home to the...

Jack Bradley

Added by yongli on 02/08/2021 - 16:51, last changed on 02/09/2021 - 13:36
Jack Bradley (1919–2000) was a violinist who became one of the first Black members of a major professional orchestra in the United States as well as the first Black member of the Denver Symphony Orchestra when he played with the group from 1946 to 1949. Bradley came up through the Denver Symphony’s...

Justina Ford

Added by yongli on 01/18/2017 - 15:12, last changed on 11/19/2019 - 09:46
Justina L. Ford (1871–1952) was a medical pioneer and Denver ’s first licensed African American female doctor. Ford is best known for her obstetrics and pediatric work in Denver’s Five Points community. Patients knew Dr. Ford as “the Baby Doctor,” and it is estimated that she delivered over 7,000...

Justina Ford House

Added by yongli on 08/29/2016 - 15:30, last changed on 11/18/2019 - 13:22
Built in 1890 at 2335 Arapahoe Street in Denver , the Justina Ford House served for forty years as the home and office of Colorado’s first black woman physician. In 1984 the house was moved to save it from demolition, and after renovations it opened at 3091 California Street as the new home of the...
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