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Rifkin, Max, 1911-1985

 Person

Max Rifkin was born May 17, 1911 and died in Denver in February 1985. He married Raisie Kiesler in 1940 and they had four daughters: Judy, Peggy (Lehmann), Wendy and Susan.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph Keisler and Friends, circa 1950

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0052.00019
Overview Left to right John Levand, Adolph Kiesler, Max Rifkin, and Jones Levand pose together. John Levand and Keisler are shaking hands.
Dates: circa 1950

Adolph Kiesler with Daughters and Granddaughters, circa 1952

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00059
Overview Rifkin and Sheftel Family group portrait. Standing back row left to right: Joseph Sheftel, Naomi Sheftel, Harry Hirsch, Mildred Hirsch, Max Rifkin, and Raisie Rifkin. Seated left to right: Susan Rifkin, Adolph Kiesler, Wendy Rifkin (on Adolph's lap), and Peggy Rifkin. All are dressed in formal attire.
Dates: circa 1952

Adolph Kiesler with Family, circa 1956

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0052.00025
Overview Adolph Kiesler sits surrounded by his daughters and granddaughters. Standing left to right Peggy Rifkin, Joe Sheftel, Susan Rifkin, Max Rifkin, and Mildred Williams. Seated left to right Raisie Rifkin, Naomi Sheftel, Adolph Kiesler, Judy Rifkin, and Wendy Rifkin.
Dates: circa 1956

Confirmation Class Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol, circa 1928

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0032.0015.00001
Overview Confirmation class of 1928 at Congregation Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol. Twenty eight young men and women stand on either side of Rabbi Kauvar. Most are identified, Pearl Steinberg, Julia Mendelson Ackerman, Helen Rosenthal Steinberg, Cecilia Lehrman Bedz, Elsie Phillips, Rabbi Kauvar, Gertrude Phillips, Ruth Goldstein, Rebecca Reinveitz Rosenthal, Frayda Tannenbaum Karsh, Rowena Akers Weinstein, Ruth Richman Golden, Ira Beck, Irving Friedland, Al Cook, Max Rifkin, Sam Fortner, Stanley Samuelson,...
Dates: circa 1928

Joe and Naomi Sheftel 25th Wedding Anniversary, 1947 June

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0021.00068
Overview Members of the Sheftel and Kiesler families sit around a large dining table during the 25th wedding anniversary celebration of Joe and Naomie Sheftel. Identified in the photograph are Shirley Sheftel Wenner, Joe Sheftel, Naomi Sheftel, Raisie Kiesler Rifkin, Eddie Sheftel, Moe Lackner, Ann Wenner, Steven Wenner, Max Sheftel, Sheldon Sheftel, Fay Sheftel, Max Rifkin, Roger Sheftel, Dorothy Sheftel, Joe Wenner, Mickey Sheftel, Goldine Lackner, Gordon Wenner, Ann Sheftel, and Abe Sheftel.
Dates: 1947 June

Joe Sheftel, Adolph Kiesler, and Max Rifkin, 1955

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00057
Overview Left to right: Joe Sheftel, Adolph Kiesler, and Max Rifkin pose together at an event.
Dates: 1955

Kiesler and Rifkin Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B190
Overview East European Jewish immigrant, Adolph Kiesler, became a noted Colorado philanthropist. Born in Rumania in 1880, Kiesler settled in Denver's West Colfax Jewish neighborhood at the turn of the century, when he began as a peddler. He later recalled "I worked for fifteen cents a day at odd jobs, and then I got a job carring eoal for seventy-five cents a ton." Like so many immigrants, he scrimped and saved and after fifteen years and a variety of jobs, he had saved enough money to launch the...
Dates: 1930-1990

Marriage of Max and Raisie Rifkin, 1940

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Identifier: B063.05.0005.00058
Overview Wedding of Max and Raisie Rifkin with guests. Adolph and Mrs. Kiesler stand in the center front holding hands.
Dates: 1940

Max Rifkin, between 1940-1949

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Identifier: B063.08.0039.00037
Overview Max Rifkin stands at 14th and Osage wearing a suit and tie.
Dates: between 1940-1949

Rifkin Family, 1924

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0053.00004
Overview The Rifkin family wearing formal attire pose together in a living room. Left to right Raisie Rifkin sits holding Judy, Peggy, Susan, Max, and Wendy sitting on the floor in front of Max.
Dates: 1924