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Samuel Cohen and Family in Front of Cohen's Clothing Store, circa 1885

Identifier: B063.01.0001.00036


Cohen family members stand in front of the brick general store with a sign that reads: "S. Cohen, Clothing & Boots, Groceries and Miners Supplies Always on Hand". Pictured left to right are: Samuel, Eva, Pearl, Harry, Louis, Phoebe, Joseph, Gustave, and Amelia.


  • circa 1885

Digital Repository

Samuel Cohen and Family in Front of Cohen's Clothing Store

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2 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


Donated by Dr. Edmund Cohen.


reformatted digital
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 111.

Inscription and Marks

On envelope:"#655 Sam Cohen and family in front of Cohen's store, Fairplay, ca. 1890." Handwritten on back of photograph: "Cohen's Clothing, Fairplay, c. 1890 [crossed out], c. 1885, Samuel 1845; Eva 1850; Joseph 1870; Amelia 1872; Phoebe 1874; Gustave 1877; Harry 1880; Pearl 1882; Louis 1879, Donor: Dr. Edmund Cohen, 450 Krameria, #655., Return to: RMJHS Univ of Denver Denver, CO 80268." Handwritten on back of second copy: "#655 Sam Cohen, General Store, Fairplay, Co."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
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