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Friedman, William S., Rabbi, 1868-1944



Rabbi of Temple Emanuel, Denver, Colo. 1889-1939. His A few thoughts on Creation, 1889: OCLC record 173020708 (hdg. Friedman, William S.) HUC catalog record vtls000263710 (hdg Friedman, William S.; thesis is missing) His Modern methods of fighting tuberculosis, 1905: OCLC record 14688314 (usage William S. Friedman; hdg; Friedman, William S.) His Papers, 1880-1939: OCLC record 13488672 (prov. Rabbi William S. Friedman; hdg. Friedman, William S.) Distinguish from: Friedman, W.S. Ohio family law procedures for legal assistants and legal secretaries, 1988: OCLC record 25558542 (usg. William S. Friedman) Breck, A.duP. Cent. hist. Jews Colo., 1960: p. 84 (William Sterne Friedman b. Chicago, Ill. Oct. 24, 1868, attended Univ. of Cincinnatui and Hebrew Union College; at age 21 elected Rabbi, Temple Emanuel in 1889) Goodstein, P. Exploring Jewish Colo., 1992: p. 39 (Rabbi William S. Friedman assumed leadership in 1889 as a 21-year old graduate of Hebrew Union College of Cincinnati, retired 1939, died in California 1944, buried Emanuel Cemetery, Denver, Colo.) Wood, R.E. Here lies Colo., 2005: p. 147 (William Sterne Friedman, 1868-1944; William S. Friedman, Rabbi of Congregation Emanuel 1889-1938, degree from Univ. of Cincinnati, rabbinical degree from Hebrew Union College, 1889); gravestone photo, p. 148 (William S. Friedman, 1868-1944) Hornbein, M. Temple Emanuel of Denver, A Centennial History, 1974: p. 55 (William S. Friedman born in Chicago on October 24, 1868 to Nathan and Bertha Friedman) p.104 (died on April 25, 1944) Not in LC/NAF 5/30/2008, 2/25/2010.

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Documents and Publications Collection

Identifier: B116

Collection contains documents, publications, and ephemera intentionally assembled by Beck Archives. A letter from Dr. Sigmund Freud is in the collection. In the letter he mentions that he was supposed to named after his grandfather Solomon, but the registrar of names mixed up the first and second names.

Dates: 1870-2009

Beck Archives Microfilm and Microforms Collection

Identifier: B117
Abstract The Rocky Mountain News microfilmed records and recived some microfilms from other organizations. Collection contains microfilmed copies of the following publications and organizations: the Intermountain Jewish News, records from the Jewish community in Colorado Springs, a William S. Friedman Scrapbook, the Rose Hill Cemetery Association, the Denver Jewish Outlook, the American Israelite, the American Jewish Archives Files,, the I.M. Beck Microfilming Project of Colorado Jewish History,...
Dates: Other: 1800-2014

Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver’s Jewish Community, 2009

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00008

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.

Dates: 2009

B'nai B'rith 171 Passover Seder, 1931 April 2

Identifier: B063.04.0004.00063

Several unidentified men and women at the 1931 B'nai B'rith Passover Seder. Rabbi William S. Friedman is seated at the head table in front of a Menorah.

Dates: 1931 April 2

Box 1, 1895-1970

 File — Box B240.01.0001: Series B240.01; Series B240.02 [Barcode: U186020738102]
Identifier: B240.01.0001

(1) postcard; (1) file folder, includes: marriage certificate, report card from elementary school 1895, certificate of appreciation, war service award for successful operation of price control and rationing, merit award from grammar school.

Dates: 1895-1970

Box 113 (Board and Personal Files), 1939-1973

 File — Box B258.01.0113: Series B258.01 [Barcode: U186023292561]
Identifier: B258.01.0113

Box contains administrative and personal files for rabbis including high holy days, board appointments and resignations, by-laws, member resignations, rabbi and assistant rabbi files, and a 1946 petition from the congregation regarding conservativism and political Zionism.

Dates: 1939-1973

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

Collection on Rabbi William S. Friedman

Identifier: B225
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Rabbi William S. Friedman and intentionally assembled by Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries. Friedman was the leader of Temple Emanuel (Denver, Colorado) from 1889 to 1939; he was involved in a number of religious and secular activities in the Denver community. He died in California in 1944 and is buried in Emanuel (Fairmount) Cemetery in Denver. Materials in the collection include newspaper clippings, correspondence, one...
Dates: 1880-1939

Dignitaries of National Jewish Hospital, between 1920-1930

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00058

Dignitaries of National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado. National Jewish Hospital is located on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. Pictured are Mayor Stapleton, Governor Sweet, Seraphine Pisko, Rabbi William Friedman and Judge Ben Lindsey.

Dates: between 1920-1930

Dr. Spivak with Crowd at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1904-1927

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00005

Dr. Charles D. Spivak with a large crowd of people at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Dr. Spivak is in the center of the photograph and Dr. Philip Hillkowitz is to his right, while Rabbi William Friedman is standing to the right in the rear. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: between 1904-1927

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