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Pisko, Edward

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charter of B'nai B'rith No. 171 of Denver, Colorado, 1872

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Identifier: B063.04.0004.00004
Overview B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge No. 171 charter listing the names of applicants. A number of Denver's early prominent Jewish pioneers are listed on the charter, including Julius Londoner, David Kline, Fred Z. Salomon and his brother Hyman, Michael Hattenbach, Louis Anfenger, Philip Trounstine, Edward Pisko and Dr. John Elsner.
Dates: 1872

Citizens of the State: Colorado's Early Jewish Politicians, 1859-1940, 2007

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00006
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...
Dates: 2007