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Formal portrait of Rabbi William S. Friedman, circa 1930

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0031.0001.00001
Rabbi William S. Friedman is shown seated in a formal portrait. Rabbi Friedman became the rabbi of Temple Emanuel in 1889 at the age of 21 and served until 1938. A graduate of Hebrew Union College and a leader in the movement of Reform Judaism, he specialized in classic oratory and maintained a high civic profile in Denver, Colorado. He was a founder of National Jewish Hospital and Community Chest, a nonsectarian charity organization.

Dates

  • circa 1930

Creator

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 12 x 9 inches black and white

Provenance

Donated by Julius Seeman, grandson of Rabbi Friedman, Dec. 14, 1976

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in pencil on back of print ''Rabbi Wm. S. Friedman, Donor: Mr. Julius Seeman, #12.'' On the front is printed ''DeLux Studios.''

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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