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Wedgle, Bessie Ruttman, 1893-1982


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie and Ellis Wedgle 50th Anniversary, 1964 March

Identifier: B063.05.0013.00096

Bessie and Ellis Wedgle sit front row centered surrounded by unidentified individuals at the Wedgle's 50th anniversary party.

Dates: 1964 March

Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress

Identifier: B124

Ellis and Bessie Ruttman Wedgle were married in Denver in 1914 after a brief courtship.The two arrived in the United States around 1912, Ellis emigrating from Poland and Bessie from Russia. In Denver, Ellis worked as a pawnbroker, and Bessie was a seamstress. They lived in Denver's west-side immigrant community and raised four children there. The collection consists of one item, the wedding dress worn by Bessie Wedgle in 1914.

Dates: between 1911-1914

The East European Newcomers, Panel 2, 2001

 Item — Object B297.02.01.00033: Series B297.02 [Barcode: U186023292244]
Identifier: B297.02.01.00033

One of 12 exhibit display panels from the exhibit "Blazing the Trail: Denver's Jewish Pioneers." Panel titled "The East European Newcomers" includes Joseph and Nettie Goldfain, Gorden Family, Yiddish Theater, Kortz family, Ellis and BEssie Ruttman Wedgle, Robert Lazar Miller, and the Avrech Family.

Dates: Other: 2001

Wedding Gown, between 1911-1914

Identifier: B124.01.0001.00001
Abstract The underdress is made from fine pink cotton and has three-quarter length sleeves covered in an ultra-fine silk chiffon. The lace overdress has lace appliqué leaves and flowers, (some have set rhinestones), as well as lace cutwork. A lace covered pinkwaist-cincher is in the center front. A long weighted tassel hangs from a multi-layered peach silk chiffon flower. Most of the lace floral and leaf design is toward the lower edge of the dress. An additional drape of more elaborate lace sweeps...
Dates: between 1911-1914

Wedding Portrait of Bessie and Ellis Wedgle, 1914 March 17

Identifier: B063.05.0041.00113

Wedding portrait of Ellis and Bessie Wedgle.

Dates: 1914 March 17

Wedgle Family, circa 1920

Identifier: B063.05.0013.00095

Formal studio portrait of the Wedge family. Back row left to right are Joe, Bessie, Ellis, and Harry; middle row left to right are Shlomo, Rifka, and Morris; and front row left to right are Esther and Isadore.

Dates: circa 1920

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