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Saliman, Michael, 1852-1910

 Person

Paul Michael Saliman, known as Michael, was born in Russia in 1952. Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman came to Denver in 1886 and settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west Denver and when he died in 1910 it was said that "all of West Colfax shut down."

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Alan Saliman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B399
Overview The history of the Saliman family in the Denver area dates to the immigration of the family patriarch Paul Michael Saliman (known as Michael.) As did most Jewish families, Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west...
Dates: Other: 1874-2000

Box 2, 1910 - c.1975

 File — Box: B342.02.0002
Identifier: B342.02.0002
Overview Box 2 contains personal/family objects as donated by Michael Saliman: 1. Memorial to Michael Saliman (1910); 2. June 1933 North High School Yearbook "The Viking" that belonged to Thelma Merlin, a cousin of the donor's mother; 3. 1 long-playing vinyl record with recording of Thelma Merlin talking about Jewish life in the West Colfax neighborhood. Thelma Merlin performed in plays in Denver's Yiddish Theatre; 4. 1 framed black & white original photograph of Ben Glass and Halpern Leivick; 5....
Dates: 1910 - c.1975

Death Certificate of Michel Saliman, 1910

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0006.00007
Overview Photograph of Michel Saliman's death certificate. The certificate is printed in Hebrew.
Dates: 1910

Michael Saliman, circa 1900

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0039.00044
Overview Studio portrait of Michael Saliman.
Dates: circa 1900

Michael Saliman Papers and Religious Objects

 Collection
Identifier: B342
Overview The Saliman family of Denver, Colorado dates back to Paul Michael (known as Michael) and Bessie Radetsky Saliman, both from Russia and born in 1852 and 1853, respectively. As did most Jewish families, Paul Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies.Included...
Dates: circa 1825-1980

Michel Saliman Portrait, between 1890-1900

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0031.0007.00001
Overview Formal portrait of Michel Saliman. Michel Saliman was born in Russia in 1852. He came to Denver in 1886 and died in 1910. He was a leader of west Denver and when he died it was said that ''all of West Colfax shut down.''
Dates: between 1890-1900