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Adolph Kiesler at Cornerstone Ceremony for Beth Israel Home, 1940

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00027


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 wears a jacket, the others are in shirtsleeves) sit on a brick wall.


  • 1940

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1 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 5 x 7 inches black and white


Donated by Peggy Lehmann.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back of photograph: ''Keisler [sic].''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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