Fannie E. Lorber Breaking Ground at the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, 29 April 1937
Mrs. Fannie E. Lorber was one of the founders of the Denver Sheltering Home, which opened in 1908. She is shoveling dirt for a groundbreaking of the Lorber Building, with many men and women looking on. From right to left is Arthur J. Kirschstein, Sam Robinson, Tillye Levy, William Cohen, David Harem, Fannie Lorber with shovel, and Sam Grimes. The Sheltering Home began as a home for the children of tubercular patients who came to the sanitoriums in Denver, Colo.
- 29 April 1937
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1 Photographic Prints (1 photograph in good condition) : black and white ; 5 x 7 inches
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.
Donated by Ed Silverberg.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 88.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on envelope: ''#136 Fannie Lorber at Sheltering Home.'' On back of photograph: ''#136 Fannie Lorber Breaking Ground at the Sheltering Home 1937?''
- Cohen, Will (William), 1900-1993
- Colfax Avenue (Colo.)
- Denver (Colo.)
- Grimes, Sam, 1870-1963
- Group homes for children
- Harlem, David E., 1918 or 1919-
- Jewish children
- Kirschstein, Arthur J.
- Levy, Tillye Shulman (Matilda), 1895-1984
- Lorber, Fannie E. (Fannie Eller), 1881-1958
- Robinson, Samuel, 1900-1982
- Tuberculosis in children
- 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)