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Judd family


The Judd Family papers trace the involvement of the Judd family in the construction industry which began with Abraham Judelowitz who arrived in Denver in the 1880s and was instrumental in the building of the first Beth haMedrosh (BMH) Synagogue. His son, Samuel Judd was born in Denver in 1892 and began as an architect and engineer at the Bureau of Reclamation in 1918. He selected sites and designed many large dams, including Hoover dam. He was the city planner for Boulder City, Nevada and Page, Arizona. Samuel Judd was head of Architectural and Structural Design Section of the United States Bureau of Reclamation from 1935 until retiring in 1962 and was Denver's Building Inspector in 1963. Samuel Judd directed the design and construction of the first Hebrew Educational Alliance Building and the Gaylord Street BMH building. The Judd Construction Company founded in 1949 by E. James Judd and the collection primarily centers on the Judd Construction Company job files on major building projects in Denver from 1950 through 1991.

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Arleen's Eighth Birthday, 1933 June 25

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00054.00001
Overview A group of children, guests at Arleen Judd's eighth birthday, pose together sitting and standing in a yard.
Dates: 1933 June 25

Box 1, 1920-1966

 File — Box: B088.01.0001
Identifier: B088.01.0001
Overview (29) File folders #1-29 include: correspondence (majority); job files, financial records.
Dates: 1920-1966

Box 15, 1961-1989

 File — Box: B088.01.0015
Identifier: B088.01.0015
Overview (26) File folders #319-345 include: correspondence, financial, legal, print material, photographs.
Dates: 1961-1989

Box 16, 1900-1999

 File — Box: B088.01.0016
Identifier: B088.01.0016
Overview File folders #346-357 include: family reunion material, files on Walnut St., Boulder, CO; Colorado Society of Engineers, appointment calendars, real estate and insurance material.
Dates: 1900-1999

Box 16 , 1900-1999

 File — Box: B088.01.0016
Identifier: B088.04.0016
Overview Contains materials from a Judd family reunion.
Dates: 1900-1999

Box 17, 1918-1930s

 File — Box: B088.01.0017
Identifier: B088.04.0017
Overview (1) Scrapbook of Simon Judd Family.
Dates: 1918-1930s

Box 2, 1890-2010

 File — Box: B266.02.0002
Identifier: B266.05.0002
Scope and Contents Photographs of Judd and Winograd families
Dates: 1890-2010

Box 2, 1949-1979

 File — Box: B088.01.0002
Identifier: B088.01.0002
Overview (19) file folders #30-48 and (1) binder of job/financial information. File folders include: correspondence, job files, clippings, photos, ephemera. (10) of the files are on Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity, include: Meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative.
Dates: 1949-1979

Box 4, 1957-1967

 File — Box: B088.01.0004
Identifier: B088.01.0004
Overview (23) File folders #76-99: all job files.
Dates: 1957-1967