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Gordon Sign Company Traveling Billboard, between 1930-1940

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00063

Overview

Unidentified man standing beside the Gordon Sign Co. traveling billboard. Advertised on the billboard is ''Dave Shade vs. Al Webster, 10 Rounds 10, To-night, Stockyards.'' Top of billboard says, ''For advertising on this traveling billboard call the Gordon Sign Co. 'Everything under the sun in signs' 1714 Arapahoe St. phone Champa 828.'' Harry Gordon migrated from Lithuania to New York before settling in Denver, where he founded the Gordon Sign Company.

Dates

  • between 1930-1940

Digital Repository

Gordon Sign Company Traveling Billboard

Rights and Usage Statement

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

Extent

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 7 inches black and white

General

reformatted digital
Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

On envelope, ''#1030 Gordon Sign Co.'' On back of photograph, ''Gordon Sign Co. 1028 Detroit, 1028 Detroit, #1030, Gordon Sign.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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