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Max and Miriam H. Goldberg Family Papers

Identifier: B434


Miriam Harris Goldberg was born May 18, 1916, in Chicago to Harry and Minnie Harris. Harry Harris was the postmaster in Cripple Creek in the 1890s. The couple later moved to Denver where Harry Harris operated a coal company. Miriam graduated from East High school in Denver. On Feb. 12, 1936, Miriam Harris married Max Goldberg in Denver at the BMH Synagouge. Max Goldberg was an advertising man, pioneering television personality, political affairs expert, and publisher of the Intermountain Jewish News. He also was instrumental in fundraising for the General Rose Memorial Hospital. Max Goldberg was born in 1911 to an immigrant Orthodox Jewish family. Max Goldberg was the eighth of nine children of Charles and Anna Goldberg. Charles Goldberg died in the 1918 influenza outbreak and Max followed his older brothers and became a news boy for the Denver Post. Max Goldberg purchased the IJN in 1943. He also wrote a weekly column, "Side Street," for The Denver Post in the 1950s and 1960s. Max Goldberg died in 1972 and Miriam Goldberg succeeded her late husband at the helm of the IJN. Miriam Goldberg died Sunday, January 8. 2017 in Denver at the age of 100 and is interred in Rose Hill Cemetery.


  • 1888-2019



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