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Adolph Kiesler Formal Portrait, 1938

Identifier: B063.08.0033.0014.00001


Formal head and shoulder portrait of Adolph Kiesler. Adolph Kiesler was born in Romania on October 18, 1880 and died in Denver, Colorado on December 19, 1967. He started the Peerless Alloy Company in Denver, Colorado in 1908. A philanthropist, he was a founder and president of Beth Israel Home for the Aged (later Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center) and was active in the Allied Jewish Federation.


  • 1938


Rights and Usage Statement

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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

Fair 14 x 11 inches black and white

Condition Report

There is minor tearing and some creases and also accretion and wearing around the edges. (2009-07-13)


Donated by Peggy Lehmann, granddaughter of Adolph Kiesler.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on the back of the photograph: ''Adolph Kiesler, 1938.''


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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