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

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

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Citizens of the State: Colorado's Early Jewish Politicians, 1859-1940, 2007

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00006
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...
Dates: 2007