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Kaplan, Gerson



Gerson Kaplan and his wife Adelle Taruke Kaplan were the parents of Dora, Belle, and Sallie Kaplan.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Kaplan Family Religious Objects and Photograph

Identifier: B188

The Kaplan family came from Memphis, Tennessee to Denver, Colorado. Gerson and his wife Adelle Trauke Kaplan were the parents of Belle N., Dora G., and Sallie Kaplan who were born in Memphis and died in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains a photograph, memorial books and ephemera related to the Kaplan Family from 1880-1981.

Dates: Other: 1880-1981

Tefillin Bag, circa 1920

Identifier: B188.01.0002.00001

Handmade deep blue velvet phylacteries (tefillin in Hebrew) bag sewn together on three sides. Red, blue, yellow, and pink cross stitched floral patterns are along three of the front sides. Tefillin in Hebrew is embroidered with green floss in the center of the bag with a flower pattern underneath. There are loops at the top for a drawstring. Inside the bag is lined with red cotton fabric. Originally belonged to Gerson Kaplan.

Dates: circa 1920

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