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Anfenger family

 Family

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Anfenger Family Diaries and Material Culture

 Collection
Identifier: B106
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...
Dates: Other: 1861-1989

Growing up in Early Colorado: The Lives of Jewish Children, 1860-1940, 2012

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010
Abstract Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Dates: 2012

Milton Anfenger Accepting Award, 1944

 Item
Identifier: B091.01.0001.0001.00003
Abstract Milton Anfenger is accepting an award at a banquet. Eight other men are standing around him.
Dates: 1944

Milton Anfenger Standing in Front of Building, 1912

 Item
Identifier: B091.01.0002.00001.00024
Abstract Milton Louis Anfenger is standing in front of a building. The photograph is on page 193 of Milton Anfenger's scrapbook. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and leader in Denver. He was a lifetime board member of National Jewish Hospital and wrote a book about its early history. Anfenger was active in state politics...
Dates: 1912

Milton Anfenger Standing in Front of Sailboat, 1912

 Item
Identifier: B091.01.0002.00001.00025
Abstract Milton Louis Anfenger is standing on a deck in front of a chain-link fence wearing a cap and holding a cigar in his hand. There is sailboat in the water behind him. On the side of the boat: "165 CB. FT. 21 Persons." The photograph is on page 193 of Milton Anfenger's scrapbook. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and...
Dates: 1912