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Cultural Partners

American Museum of Western Art
The Anschutz Collection
1727 Tremont Place
Denver, Colorado  80202
Phone: 303-293-2000
Auraria Casa Mayan Heritage (ACMH)
1020 9th Street, Auraria Campus
Denver, Colorado 80204
Phone: 303-447-9220
Aurora History Museum
15051 E Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, CO 80012
Jessica Lira, Education Curator
Phone: 303-739-6663
Boulder History Museum
1206 Euclid Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302
Emily Zinn, Education Assistant
Phone: 303-449-3463
Boulder Public Library
1001 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302
Gina Scioscia, Director
Phone: 303-441-4104
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
987 ½ Lookout Mountain
Golden, CO 80401
Betsy Martinson
Phone: 303-526-0744
Center of the American West at CU Boulder
Office 229, Macky Auditorium
University of Colorado Boulder
Kurt Gutjahr
Phone: 303-492-4879
Center for Colorado & the West at the Auraria Library
1100 Lawrence St.
Denver, CO 80204
Dana EchoHawk, Managing Director
Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
Emily Bullard
Coordinator of Education and Programs
Phone: 720-354-4880
Colorado Historic Newspapers
Mary McCarthy
Phone: 303-842-2338
Colorado State Archives
313 Sherman St., Room 122
Denver, CO 80203
Daughters of the American Revolution
Caroline Lowsma
Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204
Kristina Mahoney
Denver Mountain Parks
Shannon Dennison
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
Denver Public Library
10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204
  Kathleen Carrothers
Phone: 720-865-1821
Denver Westerners Posse
Steve Friesen
Phone: 303-526-0744
Douglas County Libraries
100 S. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Kerri Morgan, Program and Outreach Librarian
Phone: 303-791-7323
Forney Museum of Transportation
4303 Brighton Boulevard
Denver, CO 80216
Phone: 303-297-1113
Four Mile Historic Park
715 S. Forest St.
Denver, CO 80246
Golden History Museum
923 10th St.
Golden, CO 80401
Annika Firn
Governor’s Residence Preservation Fund
400 East 8th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303.837.8350, extension 4
Nicole Bopp
History Colorado
Stephen H. Hart Library & Research Center
1200 Broadway
April Legg
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-886-2305
Honor Bell Foundation
PO Box 1432
Englewood, Colorado  80150
Chris Boyer
League of Women Voters
1410 Grant St., Suite B204
Denver, CO 80203
Sonia Koetting
Library of Congress
Louisville Historical Museum
1001 Main Street
Louisville, CO 80027
Phone: 303.335.4848
Lowry Foundation
293 Roslyn St.
Denver, CO 80230
Mizel Museum
400 S. Kearney St.
Denver, CO 802
Phone: 303-394-9993
Molly Brown House
1340 Pennsylvania Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204
Heather Pressman
Phone: 303-832-4092
National Archives and Records Administration
17101 Huron St.
Broomfield, CO 80023
Eileen Bolger
Rocky Mountain PBS
1089 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80204
Julie Speer
Phone: 303-892-6666
Teaching with Primary Sources at MSU Denver
Phone: 303-352-4945
Kile Clabaugh
Telecommunications History Group, Inc.
1425 Champa St.
Denver, CO 80202
Lisa Berquist
Meetings by appointment only
Westminster History Center
7200 Lowell Blvd
Westminster, CO 80030
Amy C. Newman, Director
Wings Over the Rockies
7711 E. Academy Boulevard, #1
Denver, CO  80230

Special Awards

State Contest Special Awards

Best Project on Women's History--Sponsored by the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame
Best Project on Mining and/or Labor Disputes in the U.S.--Sponsored by the Louisville Historical Museum (Details Available Here)
Best Project on a Denver Mountain Park or Closely Related Topic - Sponsored by the Denver Mountain Parks (Details Available Here)
Molly Brown Legacy Award – Sponsored by the Molly Brown House
Best Use of Primary Sources in a Paper – Sponsored by the Department of History, University of Colorado Denver    
Best Individual Project on a What's Your Story? Barrier Breaker – Sponsored by History Colorado (Details Available Here)
Best Project on a Telecommunications Topic – Sponsored by Telecommunications History Group
Best Project on a Topic Related to William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody – Sponsored by the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Best Project on Western History – Sponsored by Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University
Best Senior Paper on Colorado History – Sponsored by the Denver Westerners Posse
Best Use of Library of Congress Materials – Sponsored by Teaching with Primary Sources Colorado
Most Creative Exhibit – Sponsored by the Optimist Club of South Monaco
Best Essay on Western History – Sponsored by the Center of the American West at CU Boulder
Best Documentary on Women Breaking Barriers for Justice – Sponsored by the League of Women Voters (Details Available Here)
Colorado Experience Best in Show Documentary – Sponsored by Rocky Mountain PBS-Colorado Experience
Best Project on Space Trave-- Sponsored by Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
Best Documentary on Veterans' History – Sponsored by the Honor Bell Foundation
Performance or Paper that exemplifies the American's Creed – Sponsored by Frances Wisebart Jacobs DAR (Details Available Here)
Best Project on Dwight Eisenhower, Lowry Air Force Base, the United States Air Force, or the U.S. Military -- Sponsored by Lowry Foundation
**Special Awards and subject to change

National Contest Special Awards

African-American History – Sponsored by the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site, National Parks Service
American Labor History– Sponsored by the American Labor Studies Center
Asian-American History– Sponsored by the National Parks Service
Captain Ken Coskey Naval History– Sponsored by the Naval Historical Foundation
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Prize– Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities
Civil Rights History– Sponsored by the March on Washington Film Festival
Civil War History– Sponsored by the Civil War Trust
Corps of Discovery– Sponsored by the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
Discovery of Exploration in History– Sponsored by the Library of Congress
George Washington Leadership in History– Sponsored by the Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens
History in the Federal Government– Sponsored by the Society for History in the Federal Government
History of Agriculture and Rural Life– Sponsored by the Agricultural History Society
Immigration History– Sponsored by the Lombardo Family
Irish or Irish-American History– Sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians
Latino-American History– Sponsored by the National Park Service
Lee Allen History of Baseball– Sponsored by the Society for American Baseball Research
Magna Carta Prize– Sponsored by the American Bar Association
Native American History Prize– Sponsored by the National Park Service
Outstanding Entry on an International Theme– Sponsored by the History®
Outstanding Entry Tied to an Historic Site– Sponsored by History®
United States Marine Corps History– Sponsored by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
U.S. Constitution Award– Sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration
White House History– Sponsored by the White House Historical Association
Women’s History– Sponsored by the National Women’s History Museum
World War II History– Sponsored by the National World War II Museum
**Special Awards are subject to change