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Hy Rosen, 2000 - 2004

Identifier: B292.01.0001.0001


Hyman Rosen was born in Denver in 1916, the third youngest of the thirteen children of Samuel and Zelda Rosen, Russian Jewish immigrants who settled on the west side of Denver. Hyman Rosen began selling papers in 1922 for the Denver Post and continued as a newsboy for eight years. He married Rose Levitt of Denver and they moved to Orange County in California. The folder contains a letter from The Denver Post referencing a report on Denver newsboys, an eulogy for Hy Rosen dated 27 October 2000, and Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Notes: "Hustling Sheets: The Jewish Newsboys of Denver," parts I and II, by his great-nephew Ron D. Sladek.


  • 2000 - 2004



From the File: 1 Items : half letter document box

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains an eulogy for Hy Rosen dated October 27, 2000, two articles written by Ron Sladek (great nephew of Hy Rosen) about Denver newsboys, and a newspaper article about Osi and Selma Rosen Sladek.

Related Materials

Research for the report, The Newsboys of Denver (Pamphlet (City Club of Denver) ; 5) referred to in the letter dated 10/25/2000 from the Denver Post was conducted by a DU sociology class under the direction of Professor G. S. Dow, and is held by the University Libraries at SPEC COL REF HJ2396 .C587


Repository Details

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