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Kagan Family


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondece, 1913-1935

Identifier: B187.04.0006.0002
Scope and Contents

Contains postcards and letters to Anna Kagan in Paris and New York.

Dates: 1913-1935

Documents, 1895-1936

Identifier: B187.04.0006.0003
Scope and Contents

Folder contains identity papers, work documents, passports, immigration papers, Air Force documents, naturalization papers, and 1938 Nakhshon Limited shares from Haifa.

Dates: 1895-1936

Kagan Family Papers

Identifier: B187
Abstract Alexander Kagan was born in Paris, France in 1906 to Russian parents. At the age of 14, Alexander began work as a fabric and jewelry designer. He came to the United States in 1922 with his mother Chana (Anna) and his brother Haim Persah (Paul). He worked as a fabric designer in New York and in 1930 he became a US citizen. In 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Pueblo, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1954 and died in the Denver area in 1994....
Dates: 1895-1980

Samovar, circa 1910

Identifier: B187.01.0001.00001

A samovar is a Russian urn with a spigot at its base used to boil water for tea. Originally belonged to the Kagan family.

Dates: circa 1910

Tea / Coffee Pot, circa 1910

Identifier: B187.01.0002.00001

A pot for making tea or coffee with a copper lid and spout. Originally belonged to the Kagan family.

Dates: circa 1910

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Archival Object 4
Collection 1
Denver (Colo.) 2
Immigrants 2
Jewish families 2
Kitchen appliances 2
Paris (France) 2