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Mellman, Gerald (Gerald "Jerry" Mellman), 1927-1918


Jerry Mellman (Aleksei Kolesnikov) was born May 26, 1927 and died in Denver August 6, 2018. He obtained a law degree, but soon became a sports photojournalist for the Intermountain Jewish News (IJN). He was at the IJN by the late 1930s. He was a fixture at sport games around Denver and also took photographs of sports legends such as Muhammad Ali. Jerry Mellman and his wife Genevieve's son David became a physician.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

B'nai B'rith 171 A.B. Cowan Contest Winners, between 1960-1979

Identifier: B063.06.0006.00058
Abstract Winners of the B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 A.B. Cowan Essay Contest. Left to right winners Joseph Litvak, David Kay, Sally Raub, Sharon Katchen, Judy Hecht, Jeff Kazzaz, Ruth Fortus, and John Goodman with Max Frankel and President Gerald Mellman handing an award to John Goodman.
Dates: between 1960-1979

Creating Communities Digitized Images

Identifier: B406
Abstract The Denver Public Library began the Creating Communities Project in 2008. The library and partners, including the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS), contributed information and digitized images on different Denver neighborhoods. RMJHS contributed images of the West Colfax Jewish neighborhood. In 2012, the project expanded to digitize photographs of individual families. On July 23, 2012, RMJHS and the Denver Public Library had an ice cream social and digitized photographs of the...
Dates: Digitization: 2012

IJN Century Edition, 2013

Identifier: B113.01.0001.0003
Scope and Contents File contains articles and reprints from the Century Edition of the Intermountain Jewish News, published throughout 2013. Articles cover highlights of the past 100 years (1913-2013).
Dates: 2013

Sports Writer: Mellman

Identifier: B132.03.0001.0030
Abstract Gerald Mellman was a sports writer. He was also an attorney that practiced for 47 years.
Dates: 1920-2013