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Sarah Abrams Poska Sitting on a Car Bumper, 1924

Identifier: B063.08.0016.00031


Sarah Abrams Poska dressed in a fur coat and cap sits on the front bumper of a car. Her brother Morris Abrams can be seen in the background. This photograph was submitted by Elaine Abrams Clearfield, Sarah's niece, to the Great Nostalgia Photo Contest sponsored by Professional Photographers of America, Inc. in 1979 and selected as one of 50 photographs selected for publication. A letter of congratulations is included with the photograph.


  • 1924

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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 Elaine Clearfield.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back: ''Sarah Abrams Poska sitting on front bumper of family car; 1924; Prize winning photo in the Professional Photographers of America Nostalgia Photo Contest.; Omaha Nebraska 2417 Charles St.; Standing to left: Morris Abrams, brother of Sarah. Aunt and Uncle of Donor; Submitted by: Mrs. Elaine Abrams Clearfield; Denver, Co; #257.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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