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Peterman, Sophie Miller, 1900-1986



Sophie Miller Peterman was the daughter of Robert Lazar Miller, the sister of Irene Miller Stein, and the mother of Norma Peterman. She died in Denver April 29, 1986. (The dates came from the JewishGen Burial Registry.)

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Confirmation Class of 1915, circa 1915

Identifier: B063.06.0033.0004.00001

The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class of 1915 members are seated and standing in suits and dresses. The girls have large bows in their hair. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is seated in the middle of the second row. Left to right: Charles Rosenbaum and David Grimes seated on the floor. Sophie Miller Peterman standing second from right.

Dates: circa 1915

Box 18, 1900-2000

 File — Box: B173.04.0018
Identifier: B173.04.0018
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Miller Stein Family Objects, Artwork, and Other Material.

Dates: 1900-2000

Box 23, 1900-1990

 File — Box: B173.04.0023
Identifier: B173.04.0023
Scope and Contents

Box contains folders with photographs and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1900-1990

Irene Miller Stein Family Objects, Artwork, and Other Material

Identifier: B173
Abstract Irene Miller (Mrs. Azriel) Stein was a professional artist well into her 90s. She was the daughter of Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, both pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In 1921 she married Azriel Stein, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaina native and they had a son Stanley. Azriel Stein founded, owned, and operated Pencol Drug Store on the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue in Denver. The collection contains papers, objects, scrapbooks that belonged to Robert Lazar Miller and...
Dates: 1885-2000

Norma Peterman Material Culture and Papers

Identifier: B211
Abstract Norma Shirley Peterman (1922-1941) was the daughter of Sophie (nee Miller) and Joseph Peterman; she died at the age of 18. The collection contains clothing and accessories worn by or belonging to Norma Peterman as well as papers by or about her. Material items include Norma Peterman's baby shoes and childhood clothing as well as three fans that belonged to her. The papers in the collection include her essays as well as condolence letters and cards addressed to her parents and her aunt,...
Dates: 1922-1941

Sophie Miller Peterman Scrapbook

Identifier: B173.04.0014.00001

Scrapbook contains photographs and memorabilia of Sophie Miller Peterman's (1900-1986) daughter Norma Peterman (1922-1941). Norma died in 1941 at the age of 18 due to a staph infection.

Dates: 1900-1950

Sophie Peterman Wedding Dress

Identifier: B249

Sophie Miller Peterman was born in 1900 in Denver, Colorado. She was the daughter of Lithuanian immigrants Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, who were pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In about 1920, Sophie Miller married Joseph (Joe) Peterman, and they had a daughter named Norma. Sophie Peterman died in Denver in 1986. The collection consists of one ivory satin wedding gown worn by Sophie Peterman on her wedding day.

Dates: 1915-1920

Wedding Gown with Waist Drape, between 1915-1920

Identifier: B249.01.0001.00001
Abstract A wedding gown with a waist drape. The bodice has three layers: bottom layer consists of ornate copper threads on ivory satin fabric (originally part of another garment made approximately ten years earlier); the middle layer is silk, and the top layer is silk jacquard. From the waist down, there are two layers: bottom layer is a fine thin silk underlay and the top layer is an off-white silk jacquard overdress. There are capped chiffon sleeves and a cotton petersham waistband that also serves...
Dates: between 1915-1920

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Women's clothing 3
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