Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives that are associated with Jewish communities in the western United States and Mexico. The bulk of the material is related to various towns in Colorado.
Overview Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
File — Box: B176.01.0001
Overview 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...
Scope and Contents Collection contains a photocopy of Diary of Jacob Lieberman from June 8, 1904 - April 23, 1905, a memo regarding J.J. Lieberman, 2 photocopies of ''J.J. Lieberman: A Guardian of Our People'' article from The Guardian (April 1989), 3 individual photocopies of newsclippings, 1 photocopy of The Bench and Bar of Colorado (1916), a 2003 draft of ''The Journey of Jacob Julius Lieberman: From Hungarian Immigrant to American Attorney'' by Jeanne Abrams, 1 letter to Jeanne from J.J. Lieberman's...
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in small communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.