The Four Meyer Brothers, circa 1908
Morris Meyer came to Colorado in the 1890s to cure his tuberculosis and founded the Golden Rule Dry Goods Store in Rocky Ford. At one time, there were seven flourishing Meyer Stores operating in Northern Colorado. Pictured here are the four Meyer brothers dressed in suits, ties, and bowler hats. From left to right: Charles (Greeley, Colorado), Morris (Rocky Ford, Colorado), Sam (Fort Collins, Colorado) and Max Meyer (Greeley, Colorado).
- circa 1908
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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
Excellent 5 x 7 inches black and white
Donated by Donald Meyer.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Jewish Denver 1859-1940'' book by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 112.
Inscription and Marks
On back of photograph: ''#815 Meyer Bros 1908 l to r: Charles (Greeley), Morris (Rocky Ford), Sam (Ft. Collins) Max (Greeley and Sterling).'' On back of duplicate photograph: ''Morris Meyer and Bros; c. 1910; 815.'' On envelope: ''#815 Meyer Bros, c 1910''.
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)