Abrams, Jeanne E., 1951-
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
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 Left to right: Dr. Jeanne Abrams, Dean Nancy Allen, Provost Gregg Kvistad, Mark Boscoe, Larry Mizel, and an unidentified man at the kick off event for Haven to Home: 350 Years of America's Jewish Community exhibit in the Denver Public Library Central Branch, Denver, Colorado, 1/2008.
Dates: 2008 January
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.
Dates: 1982 August 8
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 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 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.
Dates: 2007 March 28
Overview Oral history with Jack Greenwald (two DVD copies) where he speaks briefly about his family history and then talks about various Jewish organizations. Jack Greenwald was president or chairman of sixteen Jewish organizations.
Dates: 2012 May 23