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Grimes, Sam, 1870-1963

 Person

Samuel Grimes was born in Russia Poland in 1870 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1963. In 1892 in Denver, he married Anna Karsh, who was born in Odessa, Russia. He worked in both Salt Lake City, Utah, and in Denver and later started a junkyard in Denver. Sam Grimes was a trustee of JCRS and helped to found a society to help elderly Jews. The home later became Beth Israel Hospital and Home for the Aged.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Anniversary Party at Mr. and Mrs. Greinitz Home, between 1900-1920

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Identifier: B063.05.0021.00018
Abstract Several individuals seated and standing around a table in Mr. and Mrs. Greinitz's house for a group photograph during an anniversary party. A cake with lit candles is in the middle of the table. Identified individuals are Libby and Joe Buchalter, Rose Greinitz, Ida Greinitz, Harry Greinitz, Mr. Buchalter, Malka Goodstein, Abe Goodstein, Mrs. Idelson and Rabbi Idelson, Leah Block, Lena and Ben Grimes, Abe Greinitz, Marcia Greintz, Esther Greinitz, Barton Buchalter, Leah Buchalter, Myer and...
Dates: between 1900-1920

Fannie E. Lorber Breaking Ground at the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, 29 April 1937

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Identifier: B063.03.0011.00004
Abstract Mrs. Fannie E. Lorber was one of the founders of the Denver Sheltering Home, which opened in 1908. She is shoveling dirt for a groundbreaking of the Lorber Building, with many men and women looking on. From right to left is Arthur J. Kirschstein, Sam Robinson, Tillye Levy, William Cohen, David Harem, Fannie Lorber with shovel, and Sam Grimes. The Sheltering Home began as a home for the children of tubercular patients who came to the sanitoriums in Denver, Colo.
Dates: 29 April 1937

Grimes Family, 1915

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Identifier: B063.05.0053.00011
Abstract Grimes family members stand with arms interlocked, left to right Sam Grimes, Fannie Shapiro Grimes and Max Grimes.
Dates: 1915

National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees, between 1920-1940

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Identifier: B063.03.0003.00007
Abstract Portrait of National Jewish Hospital's Board of Trustees stands on steps of an unidentified building, which was probably located on the hospital's campus. First row left to right: M. D. Barnett, Rabbi William Friedman, two unidentified men, and Dr. Robert Levy. Second row left to right: Sam Cohen, Ernest Morris, Sam Grimes, Sam Fleisher, and Arthur Friedman. Row 3 left to right: Michael Baum, three unidentified men, and Morris Cohen. Row 4 left to right: Dr. Adelman, an unidentified man,...
Dates: between 1920-1940

Pizer and Grimes Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B219
Abstract The Grimes family came to the United States from Russia Poland in the 1880s and settled in Denver and in Salt Lake City. The Pizer family were early settlers in Nebraska, where Jacob Pizer was a successful merchant. Annette Frances Pizer was born in Hastings, Nebraska. After she married Julian Lewis, she kept a scrapbook with wedding and anniversary cards. Sam Grimes worked in both Utah and Colorado before starting a junkyard in Denver. His son Max Grimes joined him in the junkyard business,...
Dates: 1892-2000

S. Grimes, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.08.0065.00007
Abstract Studio portrait of S. Grimes a member of Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, Denver Lodge No. 171.
Dates: circa 1910

Sam and Anna Grimes Wedding Portrait, 1892

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Identifier: B063.05.0013.00005
Abstract Sam Grimes wearing a suit and bowler hat sits with Anna Grimes who wears a wedding dress and veil. A fan is attached to Anna Grimes' dress. Sam and Anna Grimes were one of the early East European Jewish couples to be married in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1892