Creator: Hyde, Ammi Bradford, 1826-1921
Abstract: Born in Oxford, New York, Ammi Bradford Hyde studied at Wesleyan University (Conn.). He was an ordained Methodist minister and a member of various learned societies. He taught classical languages at Allegheny College and, from 1880 to 1911, at the University of Denver. He served as acting chancellor from 1889-90 and was the first pastor of University Park United Methodist Church in Denver.
Creator: Anfenger, Louis, 1842-1900
Creator: Hornbein, Flora Anfenger, 1888-1964
Abstract: Louis Anfenger was typical of the young Jewish men who migrated to the Colorado Territory in the state's formative years. Born in Bavaria, Anfenger came to the United States in the 1850s and moved to Denver in 1870 to seek his fortune. He became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate as well as a member of the Denver Chamber of Commerce and was later elected to the state legislature in the 1880s. He was a founder of Congregation Emanuel, Denver B'nai B'rith, and National Jewish Hospital. He married Louise Schlesinger Anfenger, and the couple became the parents of eight children, who later also became leaders in the Denver community. His eldest son Milton became a lawyer and a Colorado State Senator in 1904, and his daughter Flora married prominent Denver attorney Philip Hornbein.
The collection includes Louis Anfenger's diary and clothing, needlework, household accessories, furniture, and memorabilia belonging to various members of the extended Anfenger family.
Abstract: Andrea (Ann) G. Richardson is an alumnus of the University of Denver (DU), class of 1956. Ann spent many years after graduating working in the Alumni Association making and planning events for new students and old. Ann is still very involved in DU events and performances.
Creator: Hayutin, Anna Ginsberg, 1893-1973
Abstract: Anna Ginsberg was born in 1893 to East European Jewish immigrants who had settled in New York City. She completed high school in New York and moved to Denver, Colo., in 1910. In 1912 she married Morris Hayutin, and they had three children: Peryle, Irving, and Arthur. The collection contains household and personal items from the early to mid-20th century that belonged to Anna Hayutin. Most of the textiles in the collection were created by Anna Hayutin herself and include a large number of table linens, bed linens, and doilies. The collection also features women's personal accessories and her high school graduation autograph album.
Abstract: Anna Grace Wirt was a French and German Languages professor at the University of Denver from 1896 until about 1932. She travelled extensively and studied at several European universities. Her collection of post cards contains postcards from Europe, South America, the Middle East, and Japan. Several of the postcards were sent to Ms. Wirt and contain messages for her.
Abstract: This collection contains photos, correspondence, and school memorabilia related to various individuals. Most items are dated to the 1910s.
Creator: Shuler, Anne McKeen, 1872-1928
Abstract: Anne McKeen Shuler was Dean of Women at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1911-1928. The collection includes correspondence, memorabilia, notes, newspaper clippings, invitations, event programs and speeches.
Abstract: The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing, accommodations and education.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Mountain States Regional Office records contain material relating to Soviet Jewry, anti-semitism and community relations with ethnic groups. The materials include correspondence, press releases, photographs, bulletins, newsletters, newspaper clippings, logs of complaints and incidents, telegrams, festival programs, conference programs, audio cassette tapes, and 16 mm. films.
Abstract: The Anton Kremer Scrapbook is a collection of post cards. Many of the postcards are simply for display, and include images from Scotland, Ireland, England, and Rome. Some of the postcards depict art work, others the crowned heads of Europe. Finally, there are postcards that were sent to Anton Kremer in Denver, Colorado. These appear to be of family groups and European scenes. Some of the postcards are in German.
Creator: Orange Glo International, Inc.
Abstract: Elaine and Max Appel began their first commercial enterprise as a "mom and pop" business called Hoky Carpet Sweeper Company in 1977. They promoted their product locally at state fairs and local department stores. In 1986, Max developed an environmentally safe cleaning product in his garage that incorporated Valencia oranges, and the initial company was named Appel Mountain, Inc. Orange Glo Wood Cleaner and Polish, which they demonstrated to the general public at the Arizona State Fair, became very popular and they added several othe diverse cleaning products over the next decade. In 1992, they formally incorporated the Orange Glo Cleaning Products company, which grew into an international multi million dollar business. It was located at 8765 E. Orchard Road in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Elaine and Max's son Joel joined the company in 1992, and his marketing expertise helped grow the business. In 2000, daughter Linda and eldest son David joined the family business as the company continued to expand. In 2002, the company's sales were estimated at $330 million. By 2002, it featured over 25 products, including Oxi-Clean Stain Remover, Orange Clean, and Orange Glo Wood Cleaner & Polish. Elaine and Max sold their company to Church and Dwight Company, Inc. in 2006.
The Orange Glo records include copies of financial records, ads, and "The Grove," a publication for company employees, 2002-2005.