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Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society



The Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) was established in 1976 to promote and sponsor historical activity related to the Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region. The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado partners with the RMJHS and Ira M. Beck and Perle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Rocky Mountain Jewish History to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The first director was Belle Marcus and Dr. Jeanne E. Abrams became the director in 1982. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated part of University of Denver Penrose Library (now University Libraries) Special Collections and Archives in 1995.

Found in 341 Collections and/or Records:

Members of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society at National Jewish Hospital, 1982 June 27

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00057

Group of unidentified members of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society standing outside of National Jewish Hospital in Denver Colorado. National Jewish Hospital is located on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. This photograph was taken during the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society's Historic Denver Tour in 1982.

Dates: 1982 June 27

Oral History Interview with Bessie Winograd Lewis, 1981 July 24

Identifier: B098.01.0004.00074

Bessie is interviewed about life as a child growing up in La Junta, Colorado.

Dates: 1981 July 24

Oral History Interview with Henry Lowenstein, 2011 February 5-20

Identifier: B333.07.0001.0007.00002

An unedited video interview with Henry Lowenstein on three DVDs. A fourth DVD holds the MP4 copies of the interview.

Dates: 2011 February 5-20

Peryle Beck Receiving a Tribute, 1990 June 7

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00059

Dr. Stanley Wagner presents Peryle Beck with a tribute statue for her work with the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and the Ira M. Beck Memorial Archive.

Dates: 1990 June 7

Phil Goodstein Exploring Jewish Colorado Papers

Identifier: B025
Abstract Phil H. Goodstein (1952- ) is a freelance historian who has written articles and books about Colorado and its history including "Exploring Jewish Colorado" published in 1992. The book covers Jewish history, people and organizations in Colorado. The papers relate to the writing of the book "Exploring Jewish Colorado" and include correspondence, questionnaires, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, photocopies of photographs and illustrations from the book, and a...
Dates: 1990-1992

Portrait of Dr. Isaac M. Fein

Identifier: B230.02.0005.0009.00003

Photograph is a portrait of Dr. Isaac M. Fein. Dr. Fein gave a lecture at The Jewish Community: In Search of our Roots. This lecture was put on by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and displayed a photographic history of the Jews of Colorado.

Dates: 1976-1977

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Archival Object 334
Collection 7
Photographs 136
Tours 118
Colorado 114
Historic sites 87
Oral histories 63
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Denver (Colo.) 62
Jewish women 55
Temples 54
Jewish men 51
Greeley (Colo.) 50
Fairplay (Colo.) 48
Jews 43
Alma (Colo.) 35
Synagogues 33
Pueblo (Colo.) 28
Cheyenne (Wyo.) 26
Wyoming 26
Trinidad (Colo.) 21
Colorado Springs (Colo.) 15
Art museums -- United States 13
Rabbis 11
Jewish way of life 7
Hospitals 6
Colfax Avenue (Colo.) 5
Jewish families 5
Leadville (Colo.) 5
Merchants 5
Mikveh 5
Cemeteries 4
Central City (Colo.) 4
Fort Collins (Colo.) 4
Gardens 4
Jewish children 4
Jewish families -- Colorado 4
Men 4
West Colfax (Denver, Colo.) 4
Women 4
Anniversaries 3
Ceremonies 3
Colorado -- History 3
Editors 3
Houses 3
Jewish hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver 3
Jewish women -- Colorado 3
Publications 3
Schools 3
Stores, Retail 3
Sukkot 3
Tour buses 3
Community organization 2
Composers 2
Concerts 2
Cotopaxi (Colo.) 2
Cripple Creek (Colo.) 2
Education 2
Floods 2
Grocers 2
Grocery trade 2
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 2
Immigrants 2
Jewish businesspeople 2
Jewish community centers 2
Jewish composers 2
Jewish lawyers 2
Jewish lawyers -- Colorado -- Denver 2
Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver 2
Jewish merchants 2
Jewish pioneers -- Colorado 2
Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver 2
Jews -- Colorado -- Charities 2
Kitchens 2
Las Vegas (Nev.) 2
Lawyers 2
Log cabins 2
Musicians 2
Open-air museums 2
Orchestra 2
Physicians 2
Politicians 2
Presentations (Communicative events) 2
Questionnaires 2
Reunions 2
Students 2
Teachers 2
Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver 2
Archives 1
Art 1
Aspen (Colo.) 1
Authors 1
Authors and publishers 1
Berlin (Germany) 1
Businesspeople 1
Chapels 1
Charities 1
Charity organization 1
Children 1
Chugwater (Wyo.) 1
Church buildings 1
Concert programs 1
Conference materials 1
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