Hirschfeld, A. B. (Abraham Bernard), 1888-1957
Founder of Hirschfeld Press. President of B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado in 1930.
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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...