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Bernstein and Striker Family Papers

Identifier: B309


Mortiz Bernstein was born in Koenigsburg, Prussia in 1866 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1918. He came to Walsenburg, Colorado in about 1885 and after working as an empoyee, he bought the store. His wife was Theresa Altschul Bernstein and their daughter was Eva Bernstein Stark. A wedding photo shows the wedding party at the marriage of Rose Bernstein, the younger sister of Moritz, to Max Striker. Collection contains photographs, business records and, a Masonic Apron related to the Bernstein and Striker families from 1889 through 1914.


  • 1889-1914



1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)


This collection is arranged in three series:; 1. Family Papers, 1914.; 2. Bernstein's Store, 1889-1890.; 3. Material Culture, 1890.;

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