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Ketchum, Black Jack, 1863-1901


Tom "Black Jack" Ketchem was a notorious outlaw in New Mexico. He murdered Levi Herzstein, the younger brother of Morris Herzstein, in 1896. Black Jack was hung in 1901.

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Goldsmith Family Papers

Identifier: B313
Overview The Goldsmith brothers Henry and Abraham, and their wives, sisters Clara and Rosa Straus Goodstein came to Denver, Kansas Territory in 1859. The next year, Clara Goldsmith was the first Jewish girl born in Denver. Henry and Clara Straus Goldsmith in Denver, Kansas Territory. Her mother Clara Goldsmith died when she was born and her father Henry, uncle Abraham and aunt Rosa moved to Pueblo, Colorado. She was briefly kidnapped by the Ute Indians, but was traded back for a bolt of calico, flour,...
Dates: 1854-1992