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Exterior of Leopold Mayer's Bank and Dry Goods Store in Saguache, Colorado, circa 1885

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0001.00041

Overview

A group of men stand on the wood sidewalk in front of a row of buildings. A sign reads, "Gotthelf & Mayer Bank, Dry Goods and Clothing, Groceries" and other signs read, "Saguache County Bank", "Gotthelf & Mayer" and "Ruby Saloon". Leopold Mayer began as a shoe and boot merchant.

Dates

  • circa 1885

Digital Repository

Exterior of Leopold Mayer's Bank and Dry Goods Store in Saguache, Colorado

Rights and Usage Statement

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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 10 x 8 inches black and white

Provenance

Unknown.

General

reformatted digital
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 14.

Inscription and Marks

On envelope: "#1026 Leopold Mayer and store, bank and family Saguache, Co 1880s." Handwritten on back of photograph: "#1026 Mayer Store & Bank in Saguache, Co 1880s, Return to:, Center for Judaic Studies/DU, 2199 S University, Denver, CO 80208, Leopold Mayer's Store, Bank, & Family, Saguache, Colorado, 1880's, Mayer Store & Bank, Saguache, Co 1880s."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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