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Gordon family



As of the 1920s included: Jacob and Charlotte Gordon, their daughters, Bess, Baila, Eleanor and a son.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gordon Neon

Identifier: B421.01

Jacob and Charlotte Gordon and their Daughters, circa 1920

Identifier: B063.05.0013.00016
Abstract Jacob and Charlotte Gordon stand in front of a building. In front of them are their daughters, Bess (with a large bow), Baila, and Eleanor. A son born later is not shown in the photograph. Jacob, a schohet (a kosher slaughterer in the Jewish tradition), Talmudic scholar, and later a mohel (one who performs the ritual circumcision), migrated to Denver, Colorado, in 1914 from Russia to join his uncle, Velvel Heller. By 1917 Jacob Gordon saved enough to bring his wife and daughter Bess from...
Dates: circa 1920

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