Denver Co News: This Photographer Is Making A Digital Archive Of Previous Denver

Denver Co News: This Photographer Is Making A Digital Archive Of Previous Denver. “It was only a year and a half ago that [Juan] Fuentes took his recordings seriously and began working with a professional camera. Inspired by street photography and the burgeoning Denver scene, as well as the journalistic aspect of the genre, Fuentes decided that through photos he could tell the stories of the marginalized communities he grew up with and surrounded himself with. ‘I can not write. II think it’s easier to create a story for myself with a picture,’ he said.”

9 News: Century-old KKK ledgers for Denver are now digitized and available to the public

9 News: Century-old KKK ledgers for Denver are now digitized and available to the public. “A century ago, tens of thousands of people in Denver and the surrounding area joined the Ku Klux Klan, and their names were recorded in two ledgers that History Colorado has now digitized and made available for free online. The ledgers include nearly 30,000 entries on 1,300 pages from the 1920s and 1930s. They are the largest archival item digitally available from History Colorado’s collection, the museum announced on Monday.”

9News: Denver Public Health orders a closure of facility that handles all mail for Colorado and Wyoming

9News: Denver Public Health orders a closure of facility that handles all mail for Colorado and Wyoming. “The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE) has ordered the closure of a mail facility that handles all mail for Colorado and Wyoming. The public health order was issued to the United States Postal Service (USPS) Processing and Distributing Center at 7550 E. 53rd Place in Denver, following an investigation on Wednesday. The state of Colorado has confirmed five employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at the facility that employs 1,800.”

303 Magazine: This Photographer Is Creating A Digital Archive Of Old Denver

303 Magazine: This Photographer Is Creating A Digital Archive Of Old Denver. “Born in Mexico but a native son of Denver’s Northside, Fuentes is the curator of the @olddenver Instagram account and a documentarian of the city’s historical yet disappearing cultural landscapes. Through both his photographic work and curating others via the #olddenver hashtag, Fuentes crafts a digital archive of the Denver communities he was raised in. Through his documenting, he aims to promote spaces he feels are being forgotten in the current narrative of the city.”