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Robinson, Louis, 1852-1923



b. Feburary 15, 1852, m. Ida Robinson, d. May 5 1923 and buried in Rose Hill Cemetery. Started Robinson Dairy.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

At Home on the Range: Colorado Jewish Cowboys, Cattlemen, and Poultry Growers, 2015

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00015

Brief biographies of Jewish Cowboys, Cattlemen, and Poultry Growers in Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2015 RMJHS Dinner.

Dates: 2015

Dinner Event, between 1900-1920

Identifier: B063.03.0036.00043

An unknown dinner event. Tables are set up with food and drink and there are a large number of people throughout the room. Dr. C. D. Spivak stands in the back left of center and Louis Robinson stands in back fourth from right.

Dates: between 1900-1920

Eatless Banquet in Honor of Captain Hillkowitz, 1918 July

Identifier: B002.04.0345.0001.00001
Abstract Dr. Philip Hillkowitz sits at the head of a table in a captain's army uniform at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) offices. Hillkowitz resigned from his position at the JCRS to serve as a physician in World War I. From left to right around the table are the following people: I. Rude, Vice President; Professor Nahum Slousch; Dr. C. D. Spivak, Secretary; Louis Robinson, chairman agricultural committee; H. H. Frumess, chairman auditing committee; Captain Philip Hillkowitz, JCRS...
Dates: 1918 July

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

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Abstract 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

Goldston Bed Dedication, after 1918

Identifier: B063.03.0035.00020
Abstract A bed dedication ceremony at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Left to right: Dr. Charles D. Spivak, a founder of the JCRS, Louis Robinson, five unidentified individuals, and Dr. Isidor Bronfin. A man holds the bed plaque that says: ''In memory of, Beloved Cecele Goldston, Beloved daughter of, Sophie and Jack Goldston, 1912-1918.'' The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of...
Dates: after 1918

Individuals, 1962-1994

Identifier: B113.01.0001.0004

File contains newspaper clippings from 1962-1994 that are about individual people in the Jewish Denver community. The majority of the articles are from the early 1980s.

Dates: 1962-1994

Julius Wodiska Bed Dedication at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, after 1926

Identifier: B063.03.0011.00027
Abstract Dr. Charles D. Spivak stands right, Louis Robinson stands beside him, and Dr. Isidor Bronfin stands in back right in a white coat with several unidentified individuals at the Julius Wodiska Bed Dedication Ceremony at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). A woman in the center holds the bed's plaque which reads ''ENDOWED BY JULIUS WODISKA, NEW YORK, N.Y., IN MEMORY OF PARENTS, JACOB [dates illegible] JULIA [dates illegible].'' The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that...
Dates: after 1926

Louis Robinson and Grandchildren, between 1908 and 1914

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00026

Louis Robinson sits on a chair, flanked by his wife Etta, and grandchildren. The grandchildren, from left to right, are Sarah Davine, Dorothy Atler, Yvette Chutlow, Vera Miller, Sam Robinson, and Flora Robbins. Louis Robinson established the first Robinson dairy farm in 1885. He was also a founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society.

Dates: between 1908 and 1914

Making a Living, Panel 2, 2001

 Item — Object B297.02.01.00035: Series B297.02 [Barcode: U18602328613]
Identifier: B297.02.01.00035

One of 12 exhibit display panels from the exhibit "Blazing the Trail: Denver's Jewish Pioneers." One of 12 exhibit display panels from the exhibit "Blazing the Trail: Denver's Jewish Pioneers." Panel titled "Making a Living" includes Louis Robinson, Shwayder Brothers, Levy Family and Fashion Bar, Star Bakery, K & B Packing, Frankel Manufacturing, and Senator Abraham Hirschfeld.

Dates: Other: 2001

Photographs, between 1910 and 2010

Identifier: B289.01.0001.0002
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopy of Louis Robinson image; printed copy of photograph of Louis Robinson, his wife Etta, and his grandchildren, and a color photograph of Dick and Eddie Robinson.

Dates: between 1910 and 2010

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Archival Object 12
Collection 1
Denver (Colo.) 9
Colorado 8
Jews 8
Photographs 7
Colfax Avenue (Colo.) 6