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Congregation Shearith Israel (Denver, Colo.)


Congregation Shearith Israel was organized in 1887 and met for services at 14th and Blake, Denver, Colorado. In 1903, Shearith Israel moved to 10th and Lawrence into a building built in 1876 and consecrated as Emmanuel Episcopalian Chapel in September 1877. Shearith Israel was informally known as the Tenth Street Shul. Congregation Shearith Israel disbanded in 1958. __ __ __Shearith Israel (Jeanne E. Abrams, Images of America: Jewish Denver, 1859-1940 (Charleston: Arcadia, 2007), 69.) Phil Goodstein, Exploring Jewish Colorado (Denver: Rocky Mountain Jewish historical Society, Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver, 1992), 15-16. Emmanuel Gallery. ''History of the Gallery.'' Last modified August 26, 2009. Emmanual Shearith Israel Chapel (History Colorado. ''Denver City & County (D-E).'' Emmanual Shearith Israel Chapel (National Register of Historic Places. ''Colorado - Denver County.'' Jeanne E. Abrams, Historic Jewish Denver (Denver: Rocky Mountain Jewish historical Society, Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver, 1982), 8.

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Harry Shwartz, 1981 July 15

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00005
Abstract Topics include Harry's experiences in the Army during World War I and serving with General Maurice Rose; how Henry came to Denver, opportunity school, the 10th Street Shul and Beginnings and activities at Rodef Shalom.
Dates: 1981 July 15

Oral History Interview with Isadore Hershkowitz, 1980 April 1

Identifier: B098.01.0004.00088
Abstract Subjects cover early Jewish life, working in the tavern business, difficulty finding a job with a Jewish name, Congregation Shearith Israel and Klu Klux Klan.
Dates: 1980 April 1

Shearith Israel, circa 1978

Identifier: B063.06.0014.00035
Abstract Exterior view of Shearith Israel, known as 10th St. Shul, and Emmanuel Gallery at the time of the photograph on the Auraria campus.
Dates: circa 1978