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 41 Collections and/or Records:
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: B240.01.0001
Overview (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.
File — Box: B258.01.0113
Overview 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.
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview Contains Copy of November 1942 postcard from Miami with a Curtis Hawk P-40 on the front sent from Alvin to Louann Rosenbaum Miller and Stan Rosenbaum, his first cousins. Also contains an eulogy written by Rabbi Friedman for Alvin Rosenbaum, the first cousin of Louann and Stan. Alvin Rosenbaum was killed in August 1943 during World War II.
Overview Head and shoulders portrait of Rabbi William S. Friedman wearing pince-nez glasses. Rabbi Friedman became the rabbi of Temple Emanuel in 1889 at the age of 21 and served until 1938. A graduate of Hebrew Union College and a leader in the movement of Reform Judaism, he specialized in classic oratory and maintained a high civic profile in Denver, Colorado. He was a founder of National Jewish Hospital and Community Chest, a nonsectarian charity organization.
Dates: circa 1935