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Hyman, David M.

 Person

Biography

Hyman Avenue in Aspen is named after him.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Aspen, Colorado, between 1940-1995

 File
Identifier: B114.03.0001.0003
Abstract

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.

Dates: between 1940-1995

Beck Archives Communities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B114
Abstract

The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives that are associated with Jewish communities in the western United States and Mexico. The material is related to various towns in Colorado, Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Dates: 1882-2019

David Marks Hyman, circa 1910s

 File
Identifier: B111.05.0005.0017
Abstract

Mr. Hyman, a immigrant from Bavaria in 1857, played an integral role in the silver mining industry in Aspen. He was owner of the Smuggler and Durant Mines, helped bring railroads to town, and was an early developer of Aspen.

Dates: circa 1910s

Portrait of David M. Hyman, between 1900-1910

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0016.00010
Abstract

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.

Dates: between 1900-1910

Small Town Jews: Creating Colorado Communities, 2014

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00014
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2014

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Type
Archival Record 4
Collection 1
 
Subject
Aspen (Colo.) 3
Jews 3
Colorado 2
Mines and mineral resources 2
Arizona 1