Maurice Epstein Cartoon, 1923 December 30
Cartoon of Maurice Epstein with a photograph head and cartoon body. He holds three caps and around him are more drawn pictures and writing. Counter clockwise from the top, ''Maurice likes to burn up the roads in his big Lincoln.'' On a billboard near a car, ''Imperial Caps 'Just a mile above the rest of 'em.''' On a sign, ''This is Mr. Epstein owner of Midwest Cap Wrks. Biggest cap factory west of Chicago!!'' Near a factory, ''''Imperial' Midwest Caps going to important centers.'' Trains traveling to San Fransisco, Los Angeles, and New Orleans. Finally, a man is walking away saying, ''Mine is a Midwest cap!''
- 1923 December 30
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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 10 x 8 inches black and white
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
On envelope: "#1049 Maurice Epstein." Caption on image: "Cartoon published in the Denver Post. Sunday, December 30, 1923."
- 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)