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Meyer, Forrest, 1911-2005


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Civilizing the West: Early Colorado Jews in the Arts, 2011

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010

Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.

Dates: 2011

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

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00003

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.

Dates: between 1925-1929

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

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00005

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

Dates: between 1940-1945

Forrest Meyer with an Orchestra in Fort Collins, 1929

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00004

Forrest Meyer stands far right with the Dramatic Club Vaudeville. The other seven men are posed with their instruments.

Dates: 1929

Forrest Meyer with His Army Band, between 1940-1945

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00007

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

Dates: between 1940-1945

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

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00011

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.

Dates: 2012

Joe E Brown Show, 1943 March 21

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00006

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.

Dates: 1943 March 21

Oral History Interview with Forrest Meyer, 1984 November 1

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00125
Abstract "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...
Dates: 1984 November 1

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Jewish men 7
Fort Collins (Colo.) 5
Colorado 4
Australia 3
Bands (Music) 3