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Kay's Jewelers, between 1950-1960

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00065


Exterior view of Kay's Jewelers. Signage says, ''Kay's Credit Jewelers,'' ''Eyes examined glasses on credit,'' ''Watch repairing,'' ''Diamonds on credit,'' and ''Silverware.'' Address on the door is 1617. In 1916, Sol and Edmund Kaufmann opened the first Kay Jewelers in the corner of their father's furniture store.


  • between 1950-1960

Digital Repository

Kay's Jewelers

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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 7 inches black and white


reformatted digital
Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

On envelope: ''#1031 Kay's Jewelers.'' On back of photograph: ''Kay's Jewelers Ben Kortz, #1031.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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