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Channah Milstein Wearing a Kerchief, 1910

Identifier: B063.08.0047.00001


Head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Channah Milstein wearing a traditional kerchief or tichel head covering. She was a member of the Jewish "Glazierlach" clan and a Cotopaxi colonist before moving to Denver's west side Orthodox Jewish Community. Channah Milstein was known for her personal commitment to charity in Denver's west-side East European immigrant Jewish community as she urged residents to contribute to her collections of food, clothing, and money for the needy.


  • 1910

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Channah Milstein Wearing a Kerchief

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1 Photographic Prints (1 photograph in good condition) : black and white ; 4 x 5 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 and other countries.


Donated by Mrs. Sylvan Moses who retained the original.

Related Materials

OCLC# 47055398


Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, on page 75.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back of photograph: ''Channah Milstein, grandmother? of Phil Milstein, member 'Glazierlach' clan of west-side Denver, Cotopaxi colonist, re Mrs. Sylvan Moses; #652; Courtesy of Beck Archives Center for Judaic Studies, DU.''

Repository Details

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