Abrams, Jeanne E., 1951-
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Overview History of the ill-fated Cotopaxi Colony of Jewish immigrants in Colorado. Brief biographies of the families involved and their contribution to Denver and Colorado after they left the colony.
Overview Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Overview Recording of a radio interview on a segment called "Communities in Action" with Erin Hart with Jeanne Abrams and Marjorie Horbein about the contributions of the Jewish community to Colorado and Jewish history of the area.
Dates: 1982 August 8
Overview Hal Haney, Jeanne Abrams, Nathan Baum, Ruth Falkenburg, and Marjorie Hornbein stand on the steps of the Temple Emanuel during the Landmark Dedication of Temple Emanuel.
Dates: 1987 May 15
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...
Dates: 1982 May 18