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Hebrew School Class at Yeshiva Eitz Chaim, circa 1913

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0006.00028

Overview

Class photograph of a teacher with students at the Yeshivas Etz Chaim School. The school was located at 2852 North West 14th Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Identified are front row left to right Johnnie Oxman, Al Siegel, Ben Gilbert, Abe Neiman, Willie Ginsburg, Abe Siegel, and Fulke Katz; second row left to right two unidentified boys, Pesach Clar, Sam Fox, Sol Charney, Gedalia Schreiber, and Dan Toole; third row left to right an unidentified boy, Hyman Platt, Iz Toltz, Doc Weisbly, R. Peterman, Mendel Fries, and Sam Emeson; and back row left to right two unidentified boys, Gevairim, an unidentified by, Lazer Barron, Ben Rosen, and Weiner.

Dates

  • circa 1913

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

3 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

Provenance

Donated by Louis Siegel.

General

Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 67.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back of photograph: ''Please return to R. Siegel 245 so. Krameria Denver Colo 80222; Yeshevias Eitz Chaim c 1913; Donor Louis Siegel; 2852 W. 14th Ave; Established 1910; now Globe A and J Auto Wrecking; Teacher, Weiner, Ben Rosen, Lazel Mechel Barron, ?, Gavaurim, ?, ?, Sam Emeson, Mendel Fries, R. Peterman, Doc Weisbly, Is Toltz, Hyman Platt, ?, ?, ? Krugh, Pesach Clar?, S. Fox, Charney, [illegible], Dan Toole, Fulke Kutz, Red Abe Siegel, Willie Ginsberg, Abe Weirman, Gilbert, White (Al) Siegel, Johnnie Oxman; #231.'' On envelope: ''#231 Yeshiva Etz Chaim Hebrew School, c. 1913; Orig has glue on front.'' Handwritten on front of first copy: ''J. Oxman; 1913 Talmud Torah - Yeshiva Etz-Chaim; Abe Neman; Names Over.'' Handwritten on back of first copy: ''Yeshiva Eitz Chaim Class portrait; c. 1913, Denver, Colorado; W. 14th Ave; Donor Lou Siegal; #231; Row 1 - Left to Right, 1. Johnie Oxman, 2. Al Siegel, 3. Ben (?) Gilbert, 4. Abe Neiman, 5. Willie Ginsburg, 6. Abe Siegel, 7. Fulke Katz; Row 2 - 1., 2., Pesach Clar, 4. Sam Fox, 5. Sol Charney, 6. Gedalia Schreiber, 7. Dan Toole; Row 3 - 1., 2. Hyman Platt, 3. Izzy Toltz, 4. Doc Weisbly, 5. R. Peterson, 6. Mendel Fries, 7. Sam Emeson; Row 4 - 1., 2., 3. Gevairim, 4., 5. Lazer Barron, 6. Ben Rosen, 7. Weiner.'' Handwritten on front of second copy photograph: ''W 14th Ave Talmud Torah, Denver 1918; 4th Row ? Weiner, Ben Rosen, Lou Barron, ? Teacher, ? Gevertz, ?, ?; 3rd Row, Sam Emmeson, M Fries, Petterman, Weisbly, Iz Toltz, Hy Platt, ?; 2nd Row ?, Krieger, ?, Fox, Charney, Geo Schreiber, Sam Toole; 1st Row Fulke Katz, Red Siegel, Will Ginsburg, Neiman, B Gilbert, White Seigel, John Oxman.'' Handwritten on back of second copy photograph: ''1918 Talmud Picture could have been 1917 or 1919; Rand Siegel has the negative; 245 So. Krameria; Denver 80224; 377-4332; Any one who can identify or correct spelling of anyone in this chedar class, let me (Siegel) know so I can turn the corrected picture in to the Rocky Mt Jewish Historical Society; Note scuffed toes and holes in knees from playing marbles.'' Typed on paper included with photographs: ''Yeshivas Eitz Chaim; 2852 W. 14th Avenue; Hebrew School Class; c. 1913; Donor Louis Siegel; Row 1 Left to Right 1. Johnnie Oxman, 2. Al Siegel, 3. Ben (?) Gilbert, 4. Abe Neiman, 5. Willie Ginsburg, 6. Abe Siegel, 7. Fulke Katz; Row 2 1. ?, 2. ?, 3. Pesach Clar, 4. Sam Fox, 5. Sol Charney, 6. Gedalia Schreiber, 7. Dan Toole; Row 3 1. ?, 2. Hyman Platt, 3. Iz Toltz, 4. Doc Weisbly, 5. R. Peterman, 6. Mendel Fries, 7. Sam Emeson; Row 4 1. ?, 2. ?, 3. Gevairim, 4. ?, 5. Lazel Barron, 6. Ben Rosen, 7. Weiner.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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