U. S. Senator, served from 1907 to 1913.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
File — Box: B112.01.0001
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...
Overview File contains information on the history of Jewish businesses by Ken Bass (copy) covering the years from 1861 to 1979, as well as two copies of the Intermountain Jewish News, one from 1935 and one from 1937. The report by Ken Bass from 1979 is titled "The Story of Jewish Achievement" and covers "The Samsonite Story," "Star Bread Company's Story," "The Frankel Stationery Story," "The Central Electric Story," "The Guggenheim Story," and general "Observations."
Dates: Coverage: 1861-1979
Overview 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.