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Portrait of Philip Hornbein Reading, 1938

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0008.00004

Overview

Philip Hornbein is reading in a chair with a cigarette in his hand. Hornbein was one of Colorado's top trial lawyers, a leader in the fight against the Ku Klux Klan, and chairman of Colorado's Democratic Party during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He graduated from the University of Denver School of Law, practiced in Cripple Creek, then Denver, Colorado.

Dates

  • 1938

Digital Repository

Portrait of Philip Hornbein Reading

Rights and Usage Statement

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

Extent

1 Photographic Prints (1 photograph in good condition) : black and white ; 8 x 10 inches

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.

Provenance

Donated by Miss. Marjorie Hornbein.

General

Title supplied by archivist. ||Framed copy of this photograph in collection B167. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, on page 22.

Inscription and Marks

On back of photograph: ''Philip Hornbein, prominent Denver attorney, led the fight against the powerful Ku Klux Klan in Colorado. photograph taken 1938.'' On envelope: ''#135 Phillip Hornbein, 1938.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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