Seiver, Aaron, 1906-
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Jews headed to Colorado with the Gold Rush of 1858-1859. Early settlers were merchants, peddlers, failed prospectors, wage workers, and health seekers. They included Reform German Jews such as Julius Mitchell, Fred Salomon, Hyman Salomon, Leopold Mayer, Abraham Jacobs, Joel Gottlieb, and Wolfe Londoner. The Hebrew Burial and Prayer Society, established in 1860, bought land for a cemetery and conducted services through the 1860s, eventually becoming incorporated as Temple Emanuel in 1874,...
Covers early life on the West Side of Denver and the 11th Street colony.
Dates: 1980 April 1