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Overview Milton Anfenger and two men are standing and are wearing suits and hats. They are at Manhattan Beach located near Sloan's Lake in Denver, Colorado. Manhattan Beach was the first amusement park built west of the Mississippi River. The amusement park opened June 27, 1881 and closed after a fire destroyed the Manhattan Beach Club in 1908. The park was then reopened in 1908 as Luna Park which closed in 1914. The photograph is on page 79 of Milton Anfenger's scrapbook. It is said that Congregation...
Overview Topics include: Early history, born in Kiev, what his family did in Russia; immigrating to America through Galveston, family farm in St. Joseph, MO, farming and labor on the farm, spoke Yiddish at home, met wife in Atlantic City, worked in amusement business, wife’s family background.
Overview "Mildred (nee Lewin) Sweet discusses her parents’ early days in Colorado, first in Leadville, then Salida, and finally Denver. She describes the many ventures that her father was involved in while in Denver, for example, the liquor store business and his many ventures in the amusement park business in western Denver, including Lakeside Amusement Park. She relates memories of her childhood and growing up in the privileged lifestyle that her father created for his family. She recounts her...