Exterior of M. Wise Store, Trinidad, Colo., 1860
The exterior of the M. Wise Store in Trinidad, Colorado, is shown with three men standing in front of the door before an unpaved street. The sign above the door reads, "M. Wise and Co." and advertises dry goods, clothing, liquor, and groceries. Three men stand further down the street. Maurice Wise may have been the first Jewish merchant in Trinidad.
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Scope and Contents
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 7 inches black and white
Gift of the Colorado Historical Society.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Courtesy of the Colorado Historical Society. ||Appears in, ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' By Dr. Jeanne Abrams on page 122.
Inscription and Marks
On back of photograph: #820 Please credit Colorado Historical Society commercial use requires additional fee. C. Trinidad-1860's''. On envelope: ''#820 M. Wise Store in Trinidad Caption. M. Wise store in Trinidad, Colorado, c. 1860s courtesy of the Colorado Historical Society''.
- 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)