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The Four Meyer Brothers, circa 1908

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0013.00021

Overview

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).

Dates

  • circa 1908

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Excellent 5 x 7 inches black and white

Provenance

Donated by Donald Meyer.

General

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''.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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