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Joseph Goldfain Family, circa 1900

Identifier: B063.05.0034.0009.00001


Studio portrait of East European Jewish immigrants Joseph and Nettie Goldfain and their children shows the family in Denver, Colorado with Joseph holding The Jewish Gazette, a Yiddish newspaper printed in America. Pictured from left to right are (first row) Rose, Joseph (seated), and Ephraim Goldfain; (second row) George, Samuel, and Nettie Goldfain.


  • circa 1900

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Joseph Goldfain Family

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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 10 x 8 inches black and white Mounted on cardboard 13 x 11 inches.


Donated by Bess Kaplan in 1996.


Title from envelope:: Formal Portrait of Joseph Goldfain Family

Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 95.

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on front of photograph: ''? Corner of 15th and Lawrence Sts.'' Handwritten on back of photograph: ''Goldfain Family c. 1900, Joseph Sam.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428