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.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Materials are predominantly in English; some materials are in German or Hebrew.
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.
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)