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Overview Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
Overview This film examines the pivotal role early Colorado Jewish citizens played in the state's political life. Despite their distinction as a religious minority, pioneer Jews in communities throughout Colorado were viewed as a positive and stablitizing influence who upheld morality and order in the new settlements. Virtually every town in Colorado had a Jewish mayor by the turn of the nineteenth century, including Denver, Central City, and Fairplay. Includes brief biographies of Jewish men and women...