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Max Rabbinoff

 File
Identifier: B111.08.0008.0006

Overview

Max Rabinoff was a retired grocery clerk when he acted as a Santa Claus to children in the Lincoln Park housing project. He collected broken and worn toys, fixing and donating them to poor and sick children. He was born in Bobroisk Minsk Russia and emigrated from Belarus in 1908. He lived in Denver for 40 years. He was survived by his wife Jenny; four daughters, Celia, Ann, Helen, and Ethel; two sons, Abe and Leo; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Dates

  • 1879-2008

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are predominantly in English; some materials are in German or Hebrew.

Extent

From the File: 1 items (Contains 22 file folders.) : legal document box

Scope and Contents

Folder contains newspaper articles, copies of naturalization papers, a typed history of the family's immigration story, and poor scans of photographs.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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