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Milton Anfenger Standing in Front of Sailboat, 1912

Identifier: B091.01.0002.00001.00025


Milton Louis Anfenger is standing on a deck in front of a chain-link fence wearing a cap and holding a cigar in his hand. There is sailboat in the water behind him. On the side of the boat: "165 CB. FT. 21 Persons." The photograph is on page 193 of Milton Anfenger's scrapbook. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and leader in Denver. He was a lifetime board member of National Jewish Hospital and wrote a book about its early history. Anfenger was active in state politics and was elected to the Colorado state senate in 1904. For nearly a decade in the 1920s, he became the owner of the Denver Bears baseball club.


  • 1912

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1 Items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 1 of 7 includes newspaper articles, photographs, and ephemera, including a May Company advertisement.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 5.5 x 3.5 inches black and white


Donated by Marjorie Hornbein, niece of Milton Anfenger.


Title supplied by archivist.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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