Hurwitz, Bernard, 1857-1941
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies.
Bernard Hurwitz emigrated to Denver from Poland in 1882, his passage paid by the Rothschild family. He was a scholar and teacher, sold Manischewitz matzos for Pesach, and served as president of the Mizrachi Society. He helped found Chevro Mishno for the study of the Scriptures.
Contains the Naturalization Certificate of Bernard Hurwitz (1887) and a Certificate from "The Provisional Executive Commitee for General Zionist Affairs to Bernard Hurwitz "in recognition of services rendered to the Zionist Cause during the Emergency of the Great War."
Six file folders include: Hurwitz family tree charts; articles by Ida Hurwitz; correspondence regarding genealogy; naturalization certificate of Bernard Hurwitz; newsclippings; personal papers.
Contains family histories, correspondence, genealogy forms, and notes. Also contains contacts with the American Jewish Archives and the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and Beck Archives