Hirschfeld, A. B. (Abraham Bernard), 1888-1957
Founder of Hirschfeld Press. President of B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado in 1930.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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...
Abstract 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...
Abstract 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...
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1940 December 13