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Goldberg, Miriam Harris, 1916-2017

 Person

Miriam Goldberg (1916-1917) publisher of the Intermountain Jewish News. Born May 18, 1916, in Chicago, Miriam Harris was raised in Colorado and graduated from Denver East High School.

On Feb. 12, 1936, she married Max Goldberg in Denver at the BMH Synagouge. Max Goldberg purchased the IJN in 1943. He also wrote a weekly column — Sidestreet — for The Denver Post in the 1950s and 1960s. Max Goldberg died in 1972, and Miriam Goldberg succeeded her late husband at the helm of the IJN. Died Sunday, January 8. 2017 in Denver. Interred in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Attendees at a Reunion of Emanuel Confirmands, 1992 August 23

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0006.00064
Abstract Several Emanuel Confirmands from 1916-1942 pose together in Temple Emanuel during a reunion. Left to right first row: Joan (Heidenheimer) Travis, Celia (Atlavaick) Meyers, Betty (Fine) Striker, Marjorie (Bernick) Grimes, Dee (Rosenblum) Paul, Patty (Jacobs) Baum, Edna Conner, Bobbie (Milstein) Cook, Mildred (Menkovsky) Karden. Second row: Joan (Goodney) Axelrod, Phyllis (Atlavaick) Reckler, Jean (Hershorn) Segal, Billie (Reichart) Silversmith, Bobbi (Barnett) Tobias, Peggy (Frankel) Crane, Beth...
Dates: 1992 August 23

Goldberg Women, circa 1937

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Identifier: B063.05.0013.00025
Abstract Four generations of women, left to right: Minnie S. Harris, Miriam Goldberg, Amelia Shepco, and Dorothy Lee Goldberg (in front).
Dates: circa 1937

IJN Century Edition, 2013

 File
Identifier: B113.01.0001.0003
Scope and Contents File contains articles and reprints from the Century Edition of the Intermountain Jewish News, published throughout 2013. Articles cover highlights of the past 100 years (1913-2013).
Dates: 2013

Intermountain Jewish News Records

 Collection
Identifier: B172
Abstract The Intermountain Jewish News (IJN) is a weekly newspaper serving the Denver-Boulder communities and the greater Rocky Mountain Jewish community (Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, and Montana). The newspaper was founded in 1913 and had a series of editors before being taken over by Robert Gamzey and Max Goldberg in 1943. Since then the newspaper has been owned and operated by the Goldberg family. Max Goldberg served as publisher from 1943-1972 and Miriam Harris Goldberg served as editor and...
Dates: 1951-1973

Irene Stein Art Exhibit, 1979 June

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Identifier: B063.02.0018.00043
Abstract Milton Morris (far right) photographs a group of people including Marjorie Hornbein (third from left) and Miriam Goldberg (fifth from left in white) as they look at artwork at Irene Stein's art exhibit in Emmanuel Gallery, formerly Shearith Israel.
Dates: 1979 June

Max and Miriam Goldberg, circa 1998-2017

 File
Identifier: B111.04.0004.0017
Abstract The son of Charles (Yechiel) and Anna Goldberg, immigrants to Denver from Brest-Litovsk, Russia, Max Goldberg began his career in media as a newsboy at age seven. Later he reported on sports for the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News.At age 20, he made his radio debut with a sports broadcast and later had a television career as well..Throughout his career he publicized the accomplishments of blacks, hispanics, and women. He started an advertising agency and developed an interest in...
Dates: circa 1998-2017

Max and Miriam Goldberg, 1970

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Identifier: B063.04.0012.00026
Abstract Miriam Goldberg and Max Goldberg hold and award that says, ''Presidents Special Recognition Award 1970 to Max Goldberg [the rest is illegible].''
Dates: 1970

Max Goldberg, 1972 November 3

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Identifier: B063.05.0032.0013.00001
Abstract Copy of a page from the Intermountain Jewish News featuring a collage of photographs from Max Goldberg's personal and professional life. Photos include Max and Mariam Goldberg's wedding portrait, Max shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy, Max standing with Robert Kennedy, Max holding a sheriff's badge, Max posed with President Dwight Eisenhower, Max posed with President Gerald Ford, Max shaking hands with Danny Kaye, and shaking hands with Max Baer.
Dates: 1972 November 3

Miriam Goldberg and Family, 1953

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Identifier: B063.05.0013.00086
Abstract Miriam Goldberg sits on a couch in a living room surrounded by her children, mother, and grandmother. Left to right seated on the couch are Amelia Shibko, Minnie Harris, Miriam Goldberg, Dorothy Goldberg, and Charles Goldberg and seated on the floor are Hillel Goldberg and Richard Goldberg.
Dates: 1953

Oral History Interview with Miriam Goldberg, 1982 July 15

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00096
Abstract "Miriam Goldberg (née Harris) details the history of her family, beginning with her maternal great-grandparents, Louis and Bertha (née Joseph) Cohn, German immigrants in the late 1840s. Specifics of her grandmother's family, and mother and father's family, are also included, as well as a discussion of her four children. She recounts growing up in Denver, Colo. in a Jewish family, and comments on the division between Denver's East Side and West Side Jewish communities. She talks about Temple...
Dates: 1982 July 15