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Oliver Toussaint Jackson

Boulder

Added by yongli on 02/22/2017 - 12:34, last changed on 09/03/2017 - 01:07
Boulder is Colorado’s eleventh-most populous city, twenty-five miles northwest of Denver , nestled against the foothills of the Front Range . Home of the University of Colorado (CU), the city has a population of 97,385 and is the seat of Boulder County . Boulder was founded during the Colorado Gold...

Dearfield

Added by yongli on 06/02/2017 - 13:05, last changed on 08/29/2017 - 08:07
Established on May 5, 1910, by a young entrepreneur named Oliver Toussaint Jackson , Dearfield was an agricultural colony for black people about twenty-five miles southeast of Greeley . For two decades nearly 700 black people worked to transform the rolling desert hills into a thriving farm...

Oliver Toussaint Jackson

Added by yongli on 09/29/2016 - 14:47, last changed on 08/29/2017 - 08:07
Oliver Toussaint “O. T.” Jackson (1862–1948) was an entrepreneur and prominent member of black communities in Denver and Boulder during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In 1910 he founded Dearfield , an-all black agricultural settlement some twenty-five miles southeast of Greeley...
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