Dick Charlie and John Taylor


Black History Month – Native American Ute man, identified as Dick Charlie and an African American man, John Taylor. Charlie is a full-blooded Ute, Taylor, a Black man, is a Ute by marriage. Both men wear vested suits; Charlie with earrings and a kerchief around his neck, Taylor with a tie. Charlie wears his hat, Taylor holds his hat in his right hand. Back of Photo Reads ” John Taylor, negro, married Kitty Cloud Taylor, Ute Indian, daughter Terpe, his slave name was Jim Higgins. L to R. Dick Charlie, John Taylor; 134-N” – ca. 1880-1910 – Denver Public Library