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Refugee Child at the National Home for Jewish Children at Denver, circa 1939

Identifier: B063.03.0011.00093


An unidentified refugee child sits in her crib with a doll at the National home for Jewish Children in Denver Colorado. The child was born in Milan, Italy to German parents and brought to American in 1930 by her father. Her mother committed suicide on the boat before they reached America. Her father brought her to the National Home for Jewish Children when he was admitted to a sanatorium in Denver.


  • circa 1939


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Refugee Child at the National Home for Jewish Children at Denver

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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 7 x 5 inches black and white


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#388 Residents of Nat. Home for Jewish Children'' and ''Jewish Sheltering Home 1910-1950s''. On back of photograph: ''#Refugee child born in Milan, Italy of German Parents Photographed by Burt B. Pinter Burt Pinter was a resident at the home.''.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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