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Advertising Card for Ben Wisebart, Clothier, circa 1876

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00011

Overview

Advertising card that reads "Ben Wisebart Wide Awake Clothier, 366 Larimer St., Denver, Colorado." Wisebart was elected mayor of Central City, Colo. in 1876. His sister was Frances Wisebart Jacobs. This photograph of the card was taken circa 1978.

Dates

  • circa 1876

Digital Repository

Advertising Card for Ben Wisebart, Clothier

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

2 items (advertising card)

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 5 x 3 inches black and white

Provenance

Donated by Milton Morris.

General

reformatted digital
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 12.

Inscription and Marks

On envelope: ''#232 Ben Wisebart, Clothier Advertising card, not photo, but do treat as graphic''.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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