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Meyer, Forrest, 1911-2005


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Civilizing the West: Early Colorado Jews in the Arts, 1865-1950, 2011

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00009
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.

First High School Dance Orchestra in Fort Collins, between 1925-1929

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00003
Overview Members of Silver Star Entertainers, the first high school dance orchestra in Fort Collins, pose together in a living room with their instruments. Forrest Meyer is seated at the piano.

Forrest Meyer in Uniform with Band Mates, between 1940-1945

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00005
Overview Forrest Meyer and his band mates pose with their instruments in Queensland, Australia where they entertained hospitalized troops.

Forrest Meyer with an Orchestra in Fort Collins, 1929

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00004
Overview Forrest Meyer stands far right with the Dramatic Club Vaudeville. The other seven men are posed with their instruments.

Forrest Meyer with His Army Band, between 1940-1945

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00007
Overview Forrest Meyer, standing far right, with six other band mates, all in uniform, and a singer playing dances and USO shows in Sydney, Australia.

Growing up in Early Colorado: The Lives of Jewish Children, 1860-1940, 2012

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.

Joe E Brown Show, 1943 March 21

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00006
Overview Forrest Meyer playing piano with four other musicians playing instruments on the Joe E. Brown Show in Australia. An individual dances in front of the band.

Oral History Interview with Forrest Meyer, 1984 November 1

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00125
Overview "Forrest Meyer recounts the history of his family, beginning with his father who migrated as a teenager from Poland to Rocky Ford, Colo. He describes his family moving to Ft. Collins, Colo. where his father opened a clothing store. Forrest recalls the role that religion played in his life as a young boy, including the weekly trips his family made to attend Temple Emanuel in Denver. He describes growing up Jewish in a rural town, and the camaraderie that existed between him and his friends of...