The Resource Elbert "Big Al" Richardson Jr. papers

Elbert "Big Al" Richardson Jr. papers

Label
Elbert "Big Al" Richardson Jr. papers, 1954-2016
Title
Elbert "Big Al" Richardson Jr. papers
Inclusive dates
1954-2016
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains awards, photographs, correspondence, 9th Infantry Division Fort Carson yearbook and Richardson's obituary
Note
Forms part of: DPL Blair-Caldwell African American Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Elbert "Big Al" Richardson Jr. was born on August 10, 1927 in Dallas, Tex. to Elbert Richardson Sr. and Lula Anne Templeton. After serving in the Army Air Corps during World War, Richardson moved to Colo. Richardson was the owner of several businesses in the Five Points neighborhood including a nightclub called Big Al's and A Gift Shop Maria's. He was instrumental in establishing the Annual Five Points Juneteeth Celebration. He was an active member of the Graham Memorial Community Church of God in Christ for almost 30 years. He died on October 26, 2016 and is buried at Fort Logan Cemetery.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-2016
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richardson, Elbert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richardson, Elbert
  • African Americans
  • African American businesspeople
  • Five Points (Denver, Colo.)
Label
Elbert "Big Al" Richardson Jr. papers
Instantiates
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 linear ft. (1 box), 1 oversize folio
Governing access note
Contact Blair-Caldwell African American Collection, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Elbert Richardson;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)989884145
  • (OCoLC)ocn989884145
Label
Elbert "Big Al" Richardson Jr. papers
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 linear ft. (1 box), 1 oversize folio
Governing access note
Contact Blair-Caldwell African American Collection, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Elbert Richardson;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)989884145
  • (OCoLC)ocn989884145

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