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Hirschfeld, A. B. (Abraham Bernard), 1888-1957

 Person

Founder of Hirschfeld Press. President of B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado in 1930.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A. B. Hirschfeld, between 1930-1960

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00017
Overview Formal head and shoulder portrait of A. B. Hirschfeld, a member of B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado.

B'nai B'rith 171, 1949

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Identifier: B063.04.0004.00061
Overview Ten members of B'nai B'rith dressed in tuxedos pose together, some seated on and some standing behind a couch. Back row left to right: John Streltzer, Si Quiat, Mel Zelinger, and an unidentified man. Front row left to right: Harold Cohen, Lou Gelt, Joe Mosko, Ben Blumberg, Saul Pinchick, and A. B. Hirschfeld.

Box 1, 1907-2007

 File — Box: B166.01.0001
Identifier: B166.01.0001
Overview Collection contains (2) file folders include: copies of photos and newsclippings; an original copy of ''The Source'' - Univ. of Denver community news - March, 2007; (1) Commemorative Journal May 15, 2004 Ellis Island Medals of Honor Awards Gala; (1) copy of ''In the Beginning'' - the story of A.B. Hirschfeld Press; (1) Ellis Island Medals of Honor Retrospective - A.B. Hirschfeld is pictured; (1) commemorative invitation to 100th Anniversary of Hirschfeld press (Sept. 20, 2007); (1) VHS titled...

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...

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Overview Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...

Hirschfeld Family Papers

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Identifier: B166
Overview A. B. (Abraham Bernard) Hirschfeld was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1888. In 1904 he moved to Denver, Colorado, and in 1907 he started A. B. Hirschfeld Press. A. B. Hirschfeld's son Edward Hirschfeld (1907-1984) worked alongside his father and held leadership positions in the family business after his father's death in 1957. Edward's son A. Barry Hirschfeld served as president of the family printing business, which is now called National Hirschfeld. In 2005, Hirschfeld Press merged with...

Individuals, 1962-1994

 File
Identifier: B113.01.0001.0004
Overview File contains newspaper clippings from 1962-1994 that are about individual people in the Jewish Denver community. The majority of the articles are from the early 1980s.

Initiation of Milton Anfenger Class, 1940 December 13

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Identifier: B063.04.0004.00040
Overview Thirteen men pose together in tuxedos at the Initiation of Milton Anfenger Class 170. Back row left to right: S. Frazin, Secy.; Sid Schwartz, Guardian; L. Heilerstein, Trustee; H. Levine; S. Shuteran, monitor; H. Pells, Asst. Monitor; and Ike Mellman, warden. Front row left to right: A. B. Hirschfeld, treas; Si Quiat; Dr. Ed. Silverberg, Pres.; M. L. Anfenger, trustee; Ade Gertz, V-Pres; and Noah Atler, trustee.

Play Ball: Colorado Jewish Athletes, 2013

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00011
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women athletes as well as sports personalities from Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2013 RMJHS Dinner.