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Capitol Wet Wash Laundry, circa 1915

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00003


Joseph Sosne, proprietor, stands at the right with two of his employees in front of the laundry located at 2700 West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Buckets of laundry are located to the right and left of the men.


  • circa 1915

Digital Repository

Capitol Wet Wash Laundry

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1 Photographic Prints (1 photograph in good condition) : black and white ; 5 x 7 inches

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.


Donated by Mrs. Ben Bockla in March of 1977.


Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 53.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''# 133 Capitol Wet Wash Laundry, c. 1915''. On back of photograph: ''1915 Sosne''.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428