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Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Portraits, circa 1885

 Series
Identifier: B383.01
Overview Series contains one tintype and one drawing; both of Samuel Weil. Weil was the Rabbi at Temple Emanuel in Denver from 1876-1877.

Rabbi Samuel Weil Portraits

 Collection
Identifier: B383
Overview Samuel Weil served as the rabbi of Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado, in 1876-1877. He was only appointed under a 1 year contract and was granted a 6 month extension in March 1877. However, he was relieved of his duties due to "inadequacies" and remarks he made on June 1st which the board did not "countenance." The Weil family left Denver in December of 1877 after it was learned that the Rabbi had written to a Reverend in the Presbyterian Church proclaiming his belief in Jesus Christ...

Rabbi Weil Drawing, circa 1885

 Item
Identifier: B383.01.0001.00002
Scope and Contents Rectangular framed drawing of man (Samuel Weil) with white beard and darker grey hair and grey mustasche. He is wearing a light colored shirt and and dark suit jacket. The portrait includes his head and shoulders; he is looking off to his right.

Rabbi Weil Tintype, circa 1885

 Item
Identifier: B383.01.0001.00001
Scope and Contents Round tintype of man (Samuel Weil) with white beard and dark hair and mustasche. He is wearing a light colored shirt and and dark suit jacket. The portrait includes his head and shoulders; he is looking off to his right.