Samuel Cohen and Family in Front of Cohen's Clothing Store, circa 1885
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
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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.
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."
- 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)