Dickenson Branch Library (Denver, Colo.)
Dickenson was a branch library of the Denver Public Library until the 1950s when it became privately owned. It is now the Guldman Community Center.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Overview Peryle Hayutin Beck (1914-2006) recalls her family history, including the Ginsbergs' and Hayutins' origins in the Russian Empire; their arrival in America in the late 19th century; the loss of several relatives in World War I; her family's ties to the Lower East Side Jewish community in New York City and Memphis, Tennessee; the arrival of Dora Ginsberg, her paternal grandmother, in Denver, Colorado for health reasons; and the extended family's gradual move from New York to Denver. She also...
Dates: 1989 February 5