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Handler, Ruth Mosko, 1916-2002


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Elliot and Ruth Mosko Handler, 2002-2016

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0019

Elliot and Ruth Mosko Handler co-founded the Mattel toy company. Ruth Handler created the Barbie and Ken dolls, named after the Handler children. The couple met in Denver, Colorado. Ruth Handler died in 2002 and Elliot Handler died in 2011.

Dates: 2002-2016

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

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00011

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

Mosko Family, circa 1917

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00002

Mrs. Ida Mosko stands with her children, left to right, Aaron, Ruth, Maurice, and Joseph posing for a formal portrait. Three of the children wear costumes, a nurse and two soldiers.

Dates: circa 1917