Abrams, Jeanne E., 1951-
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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 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
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...
Dates: 1989 February 5
Overview Peryle Beck stands surrounded by her family during her 80th birthday party. People in the photograph are Jeanne Abrams, D. Lydia Solomon, Adele Hayutin, Dr. Marcel Solomon, Mark and Stephanie Hayutin, Sima and Irving Hayutin, Arthur Hayutin, Peryle Beck, Michael Paul Simiu, and Drs. Emil and Devra Simiu.
Dates: 1995 June
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in small communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.