Abrams, Jeanne E., 1951-
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
File — Container: B230.03.0023
Scope and Contents Contains DVDs created by Dr. Jeanne Abrams: A Grocery Store on Every Corner: Early Colorado Jewish Grocers; And Justice You Shall Pursue: Early Colorado Jewish Lawyers; A Legacy of Caring: Early Colorado Jewish Women 1860-1930 (2 copies); From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs; Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver's Jewish Community; Growing Up in Early Denver: The Lives of Jewish Children 1860-1940; At Home on the Range: Colorado Jewish Cowboys,...
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 The Center was founded by Rabbi C. E. Kauvar and Rabbi Stanley Wagner at the University of Denver. Collection contains correspondence and administrative records from the Center of Judaic Studies from 1975-1988.
Overview This film examines the pivotal role early Colorado Jewish citizens played in the state's political life. Despite their distinction as a religious minority, pioneer Jews in communities throughout Colorado were viewed as a positive and stablitizing influence who upheld morality and order in the new settlements. Virtually every town in Colorado had a Jewish mayor by the turn of the nineteenth century, including Denver, Central City, and Fairplay. Includes brief biographies of Jewish men and women...
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
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...