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Morton Lewis Papers

Identifier: M2275

Content Description

Photographs from Camp Hale and Italy, as well as information booklet from Camp Hale


  • 1943-1945

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Morton Lewsi was born in New York City, New York on November 12, 1919, the son of Thomas and Sarah Lewis. He enlisted in the U.S. Military on March 3, 1943 at New York City, At the time of his enlistment he had completed 4 years of high school and working as an aseembler of metal cabinets. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado where he was assigned to the Military Police Division. Lewis served in Italy and received a Bronze Star medal for his involvement in the Apennine and Po River campaigns.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Kenneth Lewis; 2022.

Separated Materials

A copy of Deutschland Erwacht: Werden, Kampf und Sieg der NSDAP by Heinrich Hoffmann and Wilfrid Bade (1933) was transferred to the Special Collections and Archives rare book collection at Denver Public Library.

Condition Description

Photographs are in good condition, some handwriting is covered where photos were affixed to photo album pages

Morton Lewis Papers
Adrian Johnson, Keli Schmid
October 14, 2022
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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