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Oral History Interview with Leo Block, 1989 May 12

Identifier: B098.01.0006.00140


Topics covered: Family roots in Colorado, Denver, Leadville and Aspen. Father Nathan was born in Russia, came in 1890. Mother born in Leadville, father worked in mining until it fizzled out. Father was close with Rabbi Kauvar and BMH. Leo graduated from DU, editor of the Clarion. Established a professorship at University of Denver.


  • 1989 May 12


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1 items (1 sound tape cassette)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 1 consists of the recorded oral histories of individuals and, occasionally, groups of individuals representing Jewish organizations. Many of the interviewees are descendants of early Colorado Jewish pioneers or were Jewish newcomers to the state in the beginning of the 20th century. The interviews document Jewish history in Colorado in the 20th century.


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