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Anfenger Family Diaries and Material Culture

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Identifier: B106
Overview Louis Anfenger was typical of the young Jewish men who migrated to the Colorado Territory in the state's formative years. Born in Bavaria, Anfenger came to the United States in the 1850s and moved to Denver in 1870 to seek his fortune. He became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate as well as a member of the Denver Chamber of Commerce and was later elected to the state legislature in the 1880s. He was a founder of Congregation Emanuel, Denver B'nai B'rith, and National...

Anna Ginsberg Hayutin Textiles and Other Material

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Identifier: B107
Overview Anna Ginsberg was born in 1893 to East European Jewish immigrants who had settled in New York City. She completed high school in New York and moved to Denver, Colo., in 1910. In 1912 she married Morris Hayutin, and they had three children: Peryle, Irving, and Arthur. The collection contains household and personal items from the early to mid-20th century that belonged to Anna Hayutin. Most of the textiles in the collection were created by Anna Hayutin herself and include a large number of...

Ettenson Family Clothing and Hats

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Identifier: B178
Overview

The Ettenson family lived in Denver, Colorado, and the collection consists of various clothing items and hats that the family wore. There are eight women's hats, three dresses, a silk embroidered bed jacket, a man's smoking jacket, and a child's dress dating from the early 1900s to the 1960s.

Frances Wisebart Jacobs Clothing and Papers

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Identifier: B148
Overview Frances Wisebart Jacobs, born in 1843, earned the nickname "Mother of Charities" because of her many efforts to assist the poor, the homeless, and the disenfranchised. She joined or helped to found charitable organizations and events in Denver, Colorado, and at the national level, and she was instrumental in raising support for the construction of Jewish Hospital in 1892. The collection consists of clothing that belonged to Jacobs and to a relative and contemporary of hers. Also...

Hornbein Family Papers

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Identifier: B167
Overview

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

Neusteter Family and Neusteters Photographs and Records

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Identifier: B304
Overview In 1910, Max and Edward Neusteter moved to Denver and founded the Neusteter's high fashion women's clothing store. It was located on 16th Street in downtown Denver for many decades until it closed in 1986. The Neusteters were also active philanthropists, and Max underwrote the creation of the Max Neusteter Rehabilitation Building on the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) campus in 1928. The collection consists of photographs related to family members and the store, a Neusteters' box...

Norma Peterman Material Culture and Papers

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Identifier: B211
Overview Norma Shirley Peterman (1922-1941) was the daughter of Sophie (nee Miller) and Joseph Peterman; she died at the age of 18. The collection contains clothing and accessories worn by or belonging to Norma Peterman as well as papers by or about her. Material items include Norma Peterman's baby shoes and childhood clothing as well as three fans that belonged to her. The papers in the collection include her essays as well as condolence letters and cards addressed to her parents and her aunt,...

Pat Dornon Papers

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Identifier: M363
Overview Collection consists of clothing items worn by University of Denver alumna Pat Dornon, class of 1955.

Sophie Peterman Wedding Dress

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Identifier: B249
Overview

Sophie Miller Peterman was born in 1900 in Denver, Colorado. She was the daughter of Lithuanian immigrants Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, who were pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In about 1920, Sophie Miller married Joseph (Joe) Peterman, and they had a daughter named Norma. Sophie Peterman died in Denver in 1986. The collection consists of one ivory satin wedding gown worn by Sophie Peterman on her wedding day.