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Kiesler, Adolph, 1880-1967

 Person

Adolph Kiesler was born in Botosany, Romania on October 18, 1880 and died in Denver December 19, 1967; Physician Cen. Hist Jews Colo.: p. 110 (Adolph kiesler b. Oct. 18, 1880, Rumania; operated 2 page Yiddish newspaper, Colfaxer Wochenblatt, for three months [dates not given]; p. 209 (succeeded Mrs. I. Rude as pres. of Beth Israel Home and Hospital Society [between 1922-1929?]); p. 211 (honorary D.Pub.Svc., U of Denver, 1955) Not found in: LC/NAF [but Kiesler famliy USE: Kiesel family], WW Denver and Colo., 1940-1942; WW Colo., 1938, 1941-1943. Note: Some inscriptions misspell the name as Keisler.

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph Kiesler and President Truman, between 1955-1967

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Identifier: B063.05.0052.00060
Abstract Adolph Kiesler and President Harry Truman shaking hands.
Dates: between 1955-1967

Adolph Kiesler and President Truman, between 1955-1967

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Identifier: B063.05.0052.00061
Abstract President Harry Truman stands at a speakers podium and Adolph Kiesler sits beside him at the head table.
Dates: between 1955-1967

Adolph Kiesler and President Truman, between 1955-1967

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Identifier: B063.05.0052.00062
Abstract Adolph Kiesler and President Harry Truman sit at a head table.
Dates: between 1955-1967

Adolph Kiesler and President Truman, between 1955-1967

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Identifier: B063.05.0052.00063
Abstract Adolph Kiesler and President Harry Truman sit at a table with a microphone in front of them.
Dates: between 1955-1967

Adolph Kiesler and President Truman, between 1955-1967

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Identifier: B063.05.0052.00064
Abstract Adolph Kiesler and President Harry Truman stand holding a State of Israel Bond.
Dates: between 1955-1967

Adolph Kiesler at Beth Israel Picnic, 1953

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Identifier: B063.05.0052.00022
Abstract Adolph Kiesler stands among several women and girls at his home during the Beth Israel picnic. Raisie Rifkin stands two people left of Adolph Kiesler holding Judy Rifkin. Two of Kiesler's granddaughters, Peggy Rifkin and Wendy Rifkin, kneel on the grass in front of him.
Dates: 1953

Adolph Kiesler at Beth Israel Picnic, circa 1953

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Identifier: B063.05.0052.00023
Abstract Adolph Kiesler stands behind several women and girls at his mountain home during the Beth Israel picnic. Two of Kiesler's granddaughters, Peggy Rifkin and Wendy Rifkin, sit on the grass in front of the group. His daughters Naomi Sheftel, standing center, and Raisie Rifkin, standing far right, are also in the group.
Dates: circa 1953

Adolph Kiesler at Cornerstone Ceremony for Beth Israel Home, 1940

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Identifier: B063.05.0038.00027
Abstract Adolph Kiesler attends a cornerstone ceremony for Beth Israel Home for the Aged at West 16th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, Denver, Colorado. He stands in a suit and holds his hat in his left arm while shaking hands with a man in a suit and overcoat. Two men in suits, hats and overcoats stand behind Adolph Kiesler. Two men in work clothes stand behind the cornerstone that is attached to a pulley. ''Home for the Aged 1940 Erected 5700'' is chiseled on the stone. A boy stands, and two boys (one...
Dates: 1940

Adolph Kiesler at Cornerstone Ceremony for Beth Israel Home, 1940

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Identifier: B063.03.0033.0013.00001
Abstract Adolph Kiesler attends a cornerstone ceremony for Beth Israel Home for the Aged at West 16th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, Denver, Colorado. He stands in a suit and holds his hat in his left arm while shaking hands with a man in a suit and overcoat. Two men in suits, hats and overcoats stand behind Adolph Kiesler. Two men in work clothes stand behind the cornerstone that is attached to a pulley. ''Home for the Aged 1940 Erected 5700'' is chiseled on the stone. A boy stands, and two boys (one...
Dates: 1940

Adolph Kiesler Formal Portrait, 1938

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Identifier: B063.08.0033.0014.00001
Abstract Formal head and shoulder portrait of Adolph Kiesler. Adolph Kiesler was born in Romania on October 18, 1880 and died in Denver, Colorado on December 19, 1967. He started the Peerless Alloy Company in Denver, Colorado in 1908. A philanthropist, he was a founder and president of Beth Israel Home for the Aged (later Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center) and was active in the Allied Jewish Federation.
Dates: 1938