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Meyer, Forrest, 1911-2005

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00009
Overview 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

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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.
Dates: between 1925-1929

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

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Identifier: B063.05.0038.00005
Overview 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

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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.
Dates: 1929

Forrest Meyer with His Army Band, between 1940-1945

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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.
Dates: between 1940-1945

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

 Item
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.
Dates: 2012

Joe E Brown Show, 1943 March 21

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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.
Dates: 1943 March 21

Oral History Interview with Forrest Meyer, 1984 November 1

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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...
Dates: 1984 November 1