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Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress

 Collection
Identifier: B124
Abstract

Ellis and Bessie Ruttman Wedgle were married in Denver in 1914 after a brief courtship.The two arrived in the United States around 1912, Ellis emigrating from Poland and Bessie from Russia. In Denver, Ellis worked as a pawnbroker, and Bessie was a seamstress. They lived in Denver's west-side immigrant community and raised four children there. The collection consists of one item, the wedding dress worn by Bessie Wedgle in 1914.

Dates: between 1911-1914

Department of Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: U100
Abstract The department to theater was established in 1929, as the Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts. Students could obtain three degrees from the department when it first opened; Dramatic Arts, Speech A (public speaking) and Speech B (Oral interpretation). The University Civic Theater left the university in 1953 having officially separated themselves from the school financially in 1951. The department continued on as academic unit at the university until it was cut in 1984 due to university wide...
Dates: Other: 1934-1984

Hornbein Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B167
Abstract The Hornbein family of Denver, Colorado, was actively involved in the Colorado Jewish and larger community. Philip L. Hornbein (1879-1962) married Flora Anfenger (1888-1964) in 1905, and they had three children: Louis (1907-1912), Marjorie (1913-2006) and Philip (1915-1987). The collections consists of material objects, photographs, and documents that belonged to the Hornbein family.
Dates: 1902-1988

Leah Eisen's Wedding Dress

 Collection
Identifier: B417
Abstract Collection consists of wedding dress worn by Leah Silverberg Eisen on her marriage to Samuel Eisen, Jr. January 23, 1921. The were married in Denver by Rabbi Kauvar.
Dates: 1921

Oberfelder Concert Series and Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B367
Abstract Pioneer impresario Arthur M. Oberfelder came to Denver in 1913 and by 1917 had started his own concert management company. He started the Concert Under the Stars at Red Rocks and was responsible for bringing many entertainment groups to Denver. Collection contains invitations, programs, news clippings, portraits, certificates, photographs, scrapbooks, and autograph books related to the Oberfelder family and the Oberfelder Concert series from 1924 through 1978.
Dates: Other: 1911-circa 1980