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 61 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish pioneers and histories of Jewish influence in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with descendents of Jewish pioneers.
Belle Marcus and Dr. Isaac M. Fein pose for a portrait at The Jewish Community: In Seach of Our Roots lecture, 1977
Overview Photograph is a portrait of Belle Marcus and Dr. Isaac M. Fein. Fein presented a lecture entitled, The Jewish Community: In Search of our Roots. This lecture sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society also displayed a photographic history of the Jews of Colorado.
Overview Photograph shows Belle Marcus at a 1977 lecture titled, Jewish Community: In Search of our Roots. This lecture was put on by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society.
Overview Newspaper article announcing merchangs to the gold camp in Cherry Creek, Colorado. The article is dated June 25, 1859 and the slide was used as part of the ''To Breathe Free'' slide show presented by RMJHS.
Dates: 1859 June 25
Overview Group of unidentified children playing 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
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
Overview Recording of the 4th annual meeting of RMJHS, program was on Jewish composers and included a musical performance.
Dates: 1980 October 21
Overview Promotional Photograph of the Colorado Jewish History: A Guide for Teachers
Dates: circa 1998
Overview Professor Jonathan D. Sarna speaking during the 2006 Professor John C. Livingston Memorial Lecture in American Jewish History. Professor Sarna's lecture was titled ''The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Secular Judaism.'' The lecture was on Monday, February 20th at the Lindsey Auditorium, in Sturm Hall at the University of Denver in 2006.
Dates: 2004 November 16