Opening of Dave Cook Sporting Goods Store, Denver, Colo., 1936
The staff of Dave Cook Sporting Goods stand in front of the counter next to baskets of flowers, celebrating the grand opening of the store at 1601 Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado. From left to right: Nate Bernstone, Dave Cook, Jane Cook, Herb Cook, and Belle Smernoff. In 1924, Dave and Max Cook went into the sporting goods business, operating the first major sports store in Colorado.
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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
Donated by Leonard Gordan.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in, ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' By Dr. Jeanne Abrams on page 55.
Inscription and Marks
On envelope: "#1034 Cooks Sporting Goods." Handwritten on back of photograph: "Opening of Dave Cook Sporting Goods, 1601 Larimer St store, 1936, Standing from left to right: Nate Bernstone, Dave Cook, Jane Cook, Herb Cook, Belle Smernoff."
- 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)