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Roth and Ambrose Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B348

Overview

Henry Roth moved to Pueblo, Colorado around 1896 with his wife Rose Schon Roth. Henry Roth joined the Pueblo Police Department until the 1930s and He carried badge No. 29. Hannah Roth, the daughter of Henry and Rose Roth, was born on Hester Street in New York and was young when the family moved to Pueblo. Hannah Roth married itinerant Hungarian cowboy Adolph Hausman and the couple moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, where their first child Harriett was born in 1913. Russian born Mandel Emanuel Amburs was in Pueblo by 1905. The 1921 flood in Pueblo destroyed his Army Navy surplus store on Union Street. He rebuilt the store and his son Aubrey Ambrose took over the store when his father retired. Aubrey Ambrose married Harriett Hausman and their son Arlen was born in Pueblo. Another son of Mandel Amburs, Jay Ambrose, was a prominent member of Denver's Jewish community from the 1930s to the 1970s. He was nicknamed Denver's "Mr. Basketball" and played a critical role in the development of the Denver Nuggets Collection contains photographs, news clippings, and programs related to the Roth and Ambrose families from 1890 through 1966.

Dates

  • between 1890-1976

Creator

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet : half letter document box

291 Megabytes (Eight digitized images)

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and programs related to the Roth and Ambrose families from 1890 through 1966.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Denver CO 80208
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