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Hornbein family


The Hornbein family of Denver, Colorado, was actively involved in the Colorado Jewish community. Philip L. Hornbein (1879-1962) was a 1901 graduate of the University of Denver School of Law, a noted trial lawyer, chairman of the Colorado Democratic Party from 1918 to 1920, and President of the National Lawyers Guild Denver chapter from its formation in 1938. He was a founder of Denver's Zionist movement, supporter of JCRS, and led the fight against the Ku Klux Klan during the 1920s. In 1905 he married Flora Anfenger (1888-1964), the daughter of early Colorado pioneer Louis Anfenger, and they had three children: Louis (1907-1912), Marjorie (1913-2006), and Philip, Jr. (1915-1987). Marjorie Hornbein received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Denver, was a founder and served on the executive board of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society; authored a book and many journal and magazine articles; and contributed to the boards of many charitable, educational, and municipal commissions in Denver. Philip Hornbein, Jr. served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a labor attorney.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1902-1988

 File — Box: B167.01.0001
Identifier: B167.01.0001
Overview Framed newspaper clippings and documents.
Dates: 1902-1988

Box 1, 1950-1988

 File — Box: B167.01.0001
Identifier: B167.02.0001
Overview Framed photographs of Philip Hornbein
Dates: 1950-1988

Box 10, 1902-1988

 File — Box: B167.02.0010
Identifier: B167.02.0010
Overview Large black and white image of a woman and child in a wooden frame, large black and white image of a child holding a toy horse in a wooden frame.
Dates: 1902-1988

Box 11, 1902-1988

 File — Box: B167.02.0011
Identifier: B167.02.0011
Overview Framed black and white image of Philip Hornbein Sr., framed image of Philip Hornbein Sr. reading titled ''Advocate,'' same framed image of Philip Hornbein Sr. reading with his name and dates below, and a framed eulogy by Eugene Cervi titled ''Philip Hornbein: A Free Man.''
Dates: 1902-1988

Box 12, 1902-1988

 File — Box: B167.02.0012
Identifier: B167.02.0012
Overview Three (3) ivory oval framed portraits of the Anfenger daughters, (1) framed newspaper photograph of Philip Hornbein in court, three (3) photos in a black square frame of Philip Hornbein in the army, and several black and white and colored photographs of members of the Hornbein family.
Dates: 1902-1988

Box 13

Identifier: B167.02.0013
Overview Canceled record. Rehoused into B167.02.0010.
Dates: 1902-1988

Box 14, 1902-1960

 File — Box: B167.03.0014
Identifier: B167.03.0014
Overview Silver kiddush cup with lid engraved with roses.
Dates: 1902-1960

Box 2, between1941-1945

 File — Box: B167.03.0002
Identifier: B167.03.0002
Overview Philip Hornbein Jr. military jacket and cap.
Dates: between1941-1945

Box 3, 1902-1988

 File — Box: B167.03.0003
Identifier: B167.03.0003
Overview (1) Wooden box with the Star of David engraved in the top holding a copy of the Holy Scriptures with white cover and gold edges, (1) "Friends of the River Award" plaque presented to Marjorie Hornbein, (1) dark red cloth bound travel souvenier scrapbook, (1) "Histadrut Distinguished Service Award" plaque presented to Philip Hornbein Jr., (1) Anfenger family menorah, (1) silver cup presented to Philip Hornbein by the Cripple Creek District Lodge No 522 J.O.B.B in 1902, and (1) Flora Anfenger and...
Dates: 1902-1988

Box 4, 1900-2005

 File — Box: B167.03.0004
Identifier: B167.03.0004
Overview Includes material culture objects such as five (5) engraved metal objects, (1) powder box, (1) engraved wallet, and Majorie Hornbein's driver's license, Medicaid card, and health insurance card.(1) Gold bracelet with the initials FAH in a black velvet bag, (1) silver hand mirror with "Marjorie" engraved on the back, (1) silver dresser tray with the initial "F" engraved, silver calling card tray, small silver container with "Phil" engraved on the side, (1) white china powder box with...
Dates: 1900-2005