Abrams, Jeanne E., 1951-
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File — Box: B230.02.0025
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains records of the promotional activities of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society to publicize the history of the Jewish experience in the west. These activities include: trips to historical sites, annual dinners, fundraisers, and commemorative events.
Overview Nelson Schachet (1903-1992), a Denver, Colorado native, recounts his family history including ties to Cincinnati and the family's origins in Lithuania, and his life in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver during the 1920s and 1930s. He talks about his father's business, Schachet Mercantile Co. located on Morrison Road, and other Jewish-owned businesses in the neighborhood. His father brought Manischewitz matzah to Denver. Bugsy Siegel ate at the delicatessen that was part of the Mercantile...
Overview Peryle Hayutin Beck (1914-2006) recalls her family history, including the Ginsbergs' and Hayutins' origins in the Russian Empire; their arrival in America in the late 19th century; the loss of several relatives in World War I; her family's ties to the Lower East Side Jewish community in New York City and Memphis, Tennessee; the arrival of Dora Ginsberg, her paternal grandmother, in Denver, Colorado for health reasons; and the extended family's gradual move from New York to Denver. She also...
Overview The Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) was established in 1976 to promote and sponsor historical activity related to the Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region. The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado partners with the RMJHS and the Ira M. Beck and Perle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated part of University of Denver...