Document type: DU Image
Collection: Beck Archives Photograph Collection  
Title Shul Baer Milstein Sits with a Long Pipe
Collection Title Beck Archives Photograph Collection, Individuals
Date Created circa 1895
Description Shul Baer Milstein, wearing a yarmulka and smoking a long pipe, sits at a table with an open Talmud in front of him. A tapestry hangs on the wall behind his chair. Milstein, who immigrated from Russia, was an early leader in Denver's west side Orthodox Jewish community and in Congregation Zera Abraham. He was also a patriarch of the Cotopaxi Colony, an agricultural community located in Cotopaxi, Colorado that failed in 1884. He was a peddler and later opened his own kosher butcher shop.
Subject - Topic Jewish men
Jewish businesspeople
Social life and customs
Subject - Personal Name Milstein, Shul Baer,--d. 1915
Subject - Corporate Name Congregation Zera Abraham (Denver, Colo.)
Subject - Occupation Butchers
Civic leaders
Peddlers and peddling
Subject - Genre Portraits
Subject - Geographic Colorado
Cotopaxi (Colo.)
Denver (Colo.)
West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
Colfax Avenue (Denver, Colo.)
Physical Note Handwritten on back of photograph: "Shul Baer Milstein, 1880s."
Current ID B063.08.0039.00001
Legacy ID ph1060
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Language __eng
Type of Resource still image
Form Photographic prints
Extent 1 item, (photograph), ,
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