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O. W. Fischer studio photograph collection

Identifier: C Photo Collection 438

Scope and Contents

The collection contains examples of b&w and color studio portraits generated at the O. W. Fischer between 1930-1965. Some portraits are identified and dated. Nitrate negatives have been frozen for preservation.


  • 1930-1965


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to nitrate negatives is restricted;permission required. Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Born June 9, 1897 in Houston, Tex. By 1918 worked in the B.S. Hopkins photograph studio located in the Daniels and Fisher department store, Denver, Colo. Later established his own studio in about 1930 called the O. W. Fischer studio in the Denver Dry Goods department store once located on California Street, between 15th and 16th Streets, Denver, Colo. Fischer died in Denver, Colo. in January 1981.


1 photo box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift ;Randy Fischer ;2014.


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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States