Striker Family Religious Objects
The Striker family is a Denver Jewish family descended from the Jacobson, Fine, and Fishman families. The collection consists of religious materials that belonged to the Striker family or its ancestors. Materials include a tallit and bag, leather tefillin and accompanying bag, a machzor (or prayer book) circa 1909, and a Hebrew Bible.
- circa 1900-1909
- Striker Family (Family)
Language of Materials
5 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Scope and Contents
Biographical / Historical
The Striker family is a Denver Jewish family descended from the Jacobson, Fine, and Fishman families. Betty Fine Striker is the daughter of Pearl Jacobson and John S. Fine, who were married in 1917 (John Fine would later serve as Colorado Assistant Attorney General). Betty Striker's parents-in-law were Alex Striker and Esther Fishman Striker, who were married in 1909 and had three children: Paula Gladys, Irwin, and Belford.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Description rules