Document type: DU Image
Collection: Beck Archives Photograph Collection  
Title Adolph Kiesler in Front of Peerless Smelting Works
Collection Title Beck Archives Photograph Collection, Businesses
Date Created circa 1908
Description Exterior view of Peerless Smelting Works at 2022 West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Adolph Kiesler, standing in the center, was born in Romania on October 18, 1880 and died in Denver on December 19, 1967. He began as a peddler and junk dealer and started the Peerless Alloy Company in Denver in 1908. His motto was "Money is made to give way." He was a founder and president of Beth Israel Home for the Aged (later Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center) and was active in the Allied Jewish Federation.
Subject - Topic Jewish men
Jewish businesspeople
Subject - Personal Name Kiesler, Adolph,--1880-1967
Subject - Corporate Name Peerless Smelting Works (Denver, Colo.)
Peerless Alloy Company (Denver, Colo.)
Subject - Occupation Metal-workers
Subject - Genre Exterior views
Subject - Geographic Colorado
Denver (Colo.)
West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
Current ID B063.01.0001.00038
Legacy ID PB32
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Type of Resource still image
Form Photographic prints
Extent 1 item, (photograph), 3 x 3.5 inches, black and white
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