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  • Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver’s Jewish Community

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:60090

    Summary: Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.

  • Congregation Oheb Zedek

    Summary: Exterior view of the former Congregation Oheb Zedek known as the Marion St. Shul. At the time of the photograph the building was Cleaves Memorial CME Church.

  • Dedication of the First Synagogue of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Societ

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:64386

    Summary: Dedication of the first synagogue of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), in 1907. There is a large crowd gathered around the synagogue, which was a tent erected with the help of donor Bath-Seva Fleishman. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.

  • Exterior of Congregation Shearith Israel

    Summary: Exterior of Congregation Shearith Israel. The building is located at 10th and Lawrence Streets on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, Colorado. Since the 1970s it has been used as an art gallery by the Auraria Higher Education Center. The building served as the synagogue for the Jewish orthodox congregation Shearith Israel from 1903 to 1958. This building, part of the Auraria Higher Education Center in downtown Denver since 1973, is the oldest surviving religious structure in Denver. It was originally constructed in 1876 as an Episcopal chapel. However in 1903 it was purchased by the newly formed congregation of Shearith Israel, founded in 1899, and became known as the 10th Street Shul. The ashlar stone building of Romanesque and Gothic architecture was the congregation's synagogue until it was disbanded in 1958. This photo highlights the rosette window and the Star of David that once adorned the gable roof. Hebrew lettering and another Star of David in stone are located above the door. The building was purchased by artist Wolfgang Pogzeba for use as a studio in 1963, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969, and became known as the Emmanuel Gallery after becoming a part of the Auraria campus in the 1970s.

  • Exterior of Congregation Shearith Israel

    Summary: Exterior of Congregation Shearith Israel. The building is located at 10th and Lawrence Streets on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, Colorado. Since the 1970s it has been used as an art gallery by the Auraria Higher Education Center. The building served as the synagogue for the Jewish orthodox congregation Shearith Israel from 1903 to 1958. This building, part of the Auraria Higher Education Center in downtown Denver since 1973, is the oldest surviving religious structure in Denver. It was originally constructed in 1876 as an Episcopal chapel. However in 1903 it was purchased by the newly formed congregation of Shearith Israel, founded in 1899, and became known as the 10th Street Shul. The ashlar stone building of Romanesque and Gothic architecture was the congregation's synagogue until it was disbanded in 1958. This photo highlights the rosette window and the Star of David that once adorned the gable roof. Hebrew lettering and another Star of David in stone are located above the door. The building was purchased by artist Wolfgang Pogzeba for use as a studio in 1963, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969, and became known as the Emmanuel Gallery after becoming a part of the Auraria campus in the 1970s.

  • Exterior of Congregation Shearith Israel

    Summary: Exterior of Congregation Shearith Israel. The building is located at 10th and Lawrence Streets on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, Colorado. Since the 1970s it has been used as an art gallery by the Auraria Higher Education Center. The building served as the synagogue for the Jewish orthodox congregation Shearith Israel from 1903 to 1958. This building, part of the Auraria Higher Education Center in downtown Denver since 1973, is the oldest surviving religious structure in Denver. It was originally constructed in 1876 as an Episcopal chapel. However in 1903 it was purchased by the newly formed congregation of Shearith Israel, founded in 1899, and became known as the 10th Street Shul. The ashlar stone building of Romanesque and Gothic architecture was the congregation's synagogue until it was disbanded in 1958. This photo highlights the rosette window and the Star of David that once adorned the gable roof. Hebrew lettering and another Star of David in stone are located above the door. The building was purchased by artist Wolfgang Pogzeba for use as a studio in 1963, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969, and became known as the Emmanuel Gallery after becoming a part of the Auraria campus in the 1970s.

  • Exterior of Temple Aaron in Trinidad, Colorado

    Summary: Exterior front view of the synagogue, Temple Aaron, founded in 1883, with a minaret and stained glass window on the brick building. The synagogue was built in 1889 at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street in Trinidad, Colorado.

  • Exterior of Temple Aaron in Trinidad, Colorado

    Summary: Exterior view of the corner of synagogue, Temple Aaron, founded in 1883. The synagogue was built in 1889 at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street in Trinidad, Colorado.

  • Exterior of Temple Aaron in Trinidad, Colorado

    Summary: Exterior view of the corner of synagogue, Temple Aaron, founded in 1883. The synagogue was built in 1889 at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street in Trinidad, Colorado.

  • Exterior of Temple Aaron in Trinidad, Colorado

    Summary: Exterior view of the corner of synagogue, Temple Aaron, founded in 1883. The synagogue was built in 1889 at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street in Trinidad, Colorado.