Formal Portrait of Dora (Devra) Ginsberg, between 1920-1929
Formal portrait of Dora Ginsberg in a dress and jacket. She was born in Russia as Devra Solomon Ginsberg and died in Denver, Colorado in May 1937. Her husband changed his name to her last name when they came to the United States circa 1896. She came to Denver before her husband and daughter because of her poor health. The family lived in Denver at 2911 W. Colfax Avenue in a combined home and shop for Dora Ginsberg, who was a Sheitel macher, to make Sheitels (wigs).
- between 1920-1929
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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 11 x 8 inches black and white
Donated by Peryle H. Beck, the granddaughter of Dora Ginsberg.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on the back of the photograph: ''(Devra) Dora Sarnoff Ginsberg, d. May 1937, m. to Max (Bialagorsky) Ginsberg, d. November 1934, Mother of Anna F. Hayutin, Grandmother of Peryle Beck, great-grandmother of Devra Beck Simiu; Auto Wrecking Co; #468; Sent to Mrs. Morris S. Hayutin, 783 Josephine St., York 6839 - Mathia Bust Dead, Denver, Colo., Veronica Langent.''
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)