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Rachofsky's New York Store in Black Hawk Colorado, circa 1890

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00007


Exterior of Abraham Rachofsky's New York Store in Black Hawk, Colorado. The store originally was owned by pioneer Abraham Rittmaster and then was purchased by his nephew Abraham Rachofsky who became one of the city's most important businessmen.


  • circa 1890

Digital Repository

Rachofsky's New York Store in Black Hawk Colorado

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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 5 x 3 inches black and white


reformatted digital

Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 118.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back of photograph: "#353, Cities & Towns, Central City Colo - Stores, New York Stone - Nov 24, 1939 [crossed out], Neg No F2302." Stamped on back of photograph: "If used, please credit Library State Historical Society of Colorado."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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