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Milton Anfenger Sitting in a Hotel Lobby, circa 1924

Identifier: B091.01.0001.0001.00001


Portrait of Milton Anfenger, seated in a chair in the French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick, Indiana. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and leader in Denver. He was a lifetime board member of National Jewish Hospital and wrote a book about its early history. Anfenger was active in state politics and was elected to the Colorado state senate in 1904. For nearly a decade in the 1920s, he became the owner of the Denver Bears baseball club.


  • circa 1924

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1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 1 of 7 includes newspaper articles, photographs, and ephemera, including a May Company advertisement.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 9 x 6.5 inches black and white Photograph size 10 x 8 inches.


Donated by Marjorie Hornbein, niece of Milton Anfenger.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

In raised letters on front: ''French Lick Springs Hotel.'' Printed on back: ''This picture was made at French Lick springs Hotel, French Lick, Ind., U.S.A., To duplicate same mention this number.''

Repository Details

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