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Portrait of the Louis Anfenger Family, between 1895-1900

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00006


Louis (1842-1900) and Louise Schlesinger (1847-1938) Anfenger seated front center, with their eight children. Children, back row, left to right: Max, Fannie, Stella, Milton, and Fred. Children front row: Harold, Flora, and Joseph. Louis Anfenger was born in Bavaria and came to the United States in the 1850s. He moved west to Denver, Colorado in 1870, started out working as a clerk, and became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate. Louise He was also elected to the state legislature in the 1880s. Anfenger built a stately house at Champa Street and Twenty-Ninth Street for his wife Louise and their large family.


  • between 1895-1900

Digital Repository

Portrait of the Louis Anfenger Family

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2 Items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 8 x 10 inches black and white


Donated by Marjorie Hornbein.


Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, on page 20.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back of photograph: ''#37 Family of Louis Anfenger Donor Marjorie Hornbein.'' Handwritten on envelope: ''#37 Louis Anfenger and Louis Anfenger family, c 1890s.'' Handwritten on back of duplicate photograph: ''#37 Louis Anfenger Family; Donor Marjorie Hornbein.'' Stamped on back of duplicate photograph: ''Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society; Center for Judaic Studies; University of Denver; University Park; Denver, CO 80208.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428