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Denver Elks Drill Team Postcard, 1912 July

Identifier: B091.04.0003.0003.00001


The drill team of the Denver Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is lined up on a field. Denver won the Elks' drill team competition in Portland, Oregon. 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. A member of Elks Lodge #17, he was elected Exalted Ruler in 1913.


  • 1912 July


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1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 4 of 7 includes newspaper articles, publications, programs, and photographs relating to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair 3.5 x 5.5 inches Black and White


Donated by Marjorie Hornbein, niece of Milton Anfenger.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on front of photograph: ''Denver the prize winner of all B.P.O.E. Teams, Portland July 1912. Electric Studio Photo.''


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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