Levitt Family Papers
Isadore and Yetta Prezant Levitt and their descendants have lived in Denver, Colorado for over a century. Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt came to Denver, Colorado from Russia in the early 1900s and settled in the Eastern European Jewish enclave around West Colfax Avenue. The Levitt Family Papers contain a family tree, a reunion directory and scanned photographs. The papers reflect the Americanization of an Eastern European Jewish extended family during the twentieth century.
Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt came to Denver, Colorado from Russia in the early 1900s and settled in the Eastern European Jewish enclave around West Colfax Avenue. They had nine children: Sarah, Nathan, Jerry, Tillie, Mary, Moshe, Anne, Dorothy and Edward Levitt. The five daughters married into the Richardson, Tein, Rubanowitz, Marcus, and Cohen families. The extended family had a reunion and a family tree and Levitt family directory were created in 1989. The scanned photographs are of the Levitt and related families.
- Majority of material found in 1940-1952
- Levitt family (Family)
Biographical / Historical
0.25 Linear Feet (1 half-letter document box)
2.29 Gigabytes (33 digital photographs)
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