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Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society

 Organization

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 48 Collections and/or Records:

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Overview Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...
Dates: 2006

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

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Identifier: B063.02.0040.00043
Overview Jeanne Abrams stands among a group of men and women at Silver State Mining during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus tour to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00044
Overview Jeanne Abrams stands among a group of men and women at Silver State Mining during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus tour to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00045
Overview A group of men and women at Silver State Mining during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus tour to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00046
Overview Jeanne Abrams stands among a group of men and women at Silver State Mining during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus tour to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00047
Overview A group of men and women listen to a speaker at Silver State Mining during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus tour to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00001
Overview Group of men and women in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00002
Overview Group of men and women in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00003
Overview Man and woman point out pipe parts in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0040.00004
Overview Man and woman point out pipe parts in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.
Dates: 1983 June 26