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Harry and Morris Hoffman Standing Inside Hoffman Liquor Store, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0001.00042

Overview

Harry Hoffman and his father, Morris, pictured in the 1950s, stand next to a display at Denver's landmark Hoffman Liquor Store. The liquor establishment was founded in 1937.

Dates

  • circa 1955

Digital Repository

Harry and Morris Hoffman Standing Inside Hoffman Liquor Store

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 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 8 x 10 inches black and white

Provenance

Donated by Lillian Hoffman.

General

reformatted digital
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in, ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' By Dr. Jeanne Abrams on page 45.

Inscription and Marks

On envelope: "#970 Harry Hoffman in front of father's store 1929 and father in Hoffman's Liquor, 1936." Handwritten on back of photograph: "Harry Hoffman & father, Morris Hoffman, an early president of BMH, 1936, standing in front of Harry Hoffman Liquor, #970."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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