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Peterman, Joseph, 1898-1962


Joseph Peterman was the husband of Sophie Peterman and the father of Norma Peterman.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

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 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 to...
Dates: between 1915-1920