Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: Other: 1861-1989
File — Box B360.05.0039: Series B360.05 [U186023258779]
Overview Printers spec sheet with three photographs all pictured two times: patient leaving and shaking hands with semi-circle of doctors and nurses, aerial view of tents and main building, and nurse holding door while an orderly walks a man up to the building. Large poster size photo of woman collecting donations in a can while wearing a can costume. Box also contains an embroidered tablecloth with a tree and leaf design. The trunk of the tree says "Triangle Chapter" with member’s names embroidered on...
Dates: circa 1960-2000
Overview Embroidered sampler created by Louise Anfenger (formerly Louise Schlesinger) when she was about fourteen. Louise Anfenger (1847-1938) was born in Bavaria and came to Denver, Colorado in the 1870s with her husband Louis Anfenger (1842-1900). They became the parents of eight children and were both leaders within the Denver Jewish community.
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of over two terabytes of digital images, made available to the University Libraries by the Myhren Art Gallery at the University of Denver for the purposes of long-term preservation and user access. Images are curated at the item level.
Overview The book contains handwritten directions on sewing techniques with examples of each stitch attached on the adjoining page. Fannie Anfenger's name is inscribed on the cover of her sewing exercise book, which she used for classes at Gilpin Elementary School. Fannie Anfenger (1885-1965) was the daughter of Louis and Louise Schlesinger Anfenger. She married Sidney Rinds and they had one son, Louis Rinds.
Dates: circa 1890
Overview Sewing class at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Classes were offered to patients as part of rehabilitation. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Dates: between 1930-1950