Zivin, Edna Kean, 1906-2000
b. 1906 June 20, d. 2000 June 27
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B111.10.0010
Overview (10) file folders include: Bennett M. Wayne, Frank and Marion Weinberg, Herman Weinberg, Jacob Weinberger, Joseph Weitz, Rabbi Martin M. Weitz, Freda and Charles Wenger, Morey and Georgia Wolfson, Max Zall, Edna Kean Zivin.
Overview Edna Kean was born June 20, 1906 to Max and Millie Kean, immigrants from Russia, and married Morris Zivin in Denver. She was very active in the Ladies Auxiliary of Beth Israel Hospital and volunteered with them for many years prior to her death on June 27, 2000.
Overview Begins talking about how father came to Philadelphia from Russia, then to Denver in 1901 and worked as a tailor. Mother came as a governess from Poland. Father a unionist and mother a suffragette. Yiddish speaking home, went to East high, talks about work life, marriage, children and financial hardships.
Overview The Zivin and Joselewitz were Russian Jewish immigrant families who settled in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains correspondence, playing cards, news clippings, and Russian booklets related to the Zivin and Joselewitz families from 1900.