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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Alta Merle Ricks (1905-2005) was a benefactress for the Ricks School of Gifted Children.Her generosity supported the Ricks Center building project and an endowment fund. She was a regular visitor to the school and attended many events. This collection contains items collected and created by Ricks, unconnected to the school, including family photographs, personal paintings, and various trophies and awards.
Overview Fred Veston was originally from Poland and survived the Holocaust. After World War II, he came to the US and settled in Albuquerque, NM. He was a painter and would paint portraits as bar/bat mitzvah gifts for the members of his congregation. Collection contains 2 paintings by Fred Veston. One is a portrait of a young woman lighting candles; it was a gift for her from the artist for her Bat Mitzvah. The other is a framed oil painting of two Russian Jewish men sitting at a table with a Samovar...
Overview Greta Hilb (1904-1998) was born in Stuttgart, Germany and became a local Denver Jewish female artist of note. She studied at the Parsons School of Design in New York and settled in Denver in 1934. In 1964, she also co-authored a cookbook titled For Goodness Sake with Denver author Leora Mattingly Weber, famous nationally for her Beany Malone juvenile series. The Hilbs were related to the Levy family of Denver, founders of the Fashion Bar clothing store chain. The collection consists of two...
Overview Collection contains (6) blue watercolor pieces painted by Maria Lowenstein, Henry Lowenstein's mother. The paintings all depict different dance styles or movement. The materials were donated through Henry Lowenstein's estate.