Abrams, Jeanne E., 1951-
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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 Copy of "The Magic Mountain of the West" by Dr. Jeannes Abrams published in THe Book PEdler which is the magazine of the National Yiddish Book Cneter. Also a copy of "Sanitorium of the Jewish Comsumptives' Relief Society" which is a pictorial history of buildings on the JCRS campus.
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.
Overview The Miller family came from Lithuania in 1890s. Robert Lazar Miller was one of the founders of the Denver stockyards and became the chief buyer for the K and B Meat Packing Company. The Averch family arrived in Denver from Eastern Europe in the early 1900s and later founded the Capitol Meat Packing Company in 1925. Holocaust survivor Jack Stern came to the US as a refugee in 1949, moved to Denver and became a cattle buyer for the Averch family packing house. He later operated his own farm and...
Overview Lynn W. Lehmann was an assistant city attorney working in the Human Services Department of the City of Denver, Colorado. He helped revise the Colorado Children's Code. He was married to Denver City Councilwoman Peggy Lehmann, and they had two sons, Andy and Jon. Lynn Lehmann was was born on March 21, 1941 in Columbus, Ohio and died of cancer on May 17, 2008.
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 "Siblings Jack and Hannah Levy discuss the Levy family history, how they started the retail store, Fashion Bar, and the development of their stores. They also talk about the fashion business. Siblings Hannah and Jack Levy were born in Haigerloch, Germany. Jack Levy immigrated to the United States arriving in Denver, Colorado in 1923 at the age of 14. Hannah Levy immigrated to the United States, arriving in New York in 1926 at the age of 20. She lived on her own in New York for nearly two years...