Hyman, David M.
Hyman Avenue in Aspen is named after him.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A Jewish resident of Aspen offers her reflections on Jewish life in Aspen in 1994 and surveys Jewish contributions to Aspen's culture and economy. David Hyman was an early investor in Aspen in 1880 and, along with Elias Cohn, was a major figure in the town's mining industry. Yom Kippur services were held in the Wheeler Opera House in 1889.
The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives that are associated with Jewish communities in the western United States and Mexico. The bulk of the material is related to various towns in Colorado.
Overview David M. Hyman wearing a suit and shirt collar, and pince-nez glasses. The Bavarian-born lawyer David Hyman became a major investor in mining properties there and helped establish the town in 1880. One of Aspen's main streets was named Hyman Avenue in his honor.
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in small communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.