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Evan Makovsky Papers

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Identifier: B279
Overview Evan Makovsky co-founded Shames Makovsky Realty Company in 1971 with his partner, and uncle, Motty Shames. In the 1980s he formed Shames Makovsky Mortgage Company. He is a graduate of the University of Denver and a committee member for the Rose Community Foundation. In 2007, he was named Honorary Dean of Real Estate and Construction Management of the Franklin G. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver. He also began an ambitious development and...
Dates: 2007

General Maurice Rose Collection

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Identifier: B366
Overview Maurice Rose was born in 1899 in Middletown, CT to Orthodox Jewish parents. The family moved to Denver, CO when Maurice was three. After graduation from highschool, Maurice Rose enlisted in the United States army when he was 15 and fought under General Pershing. He stayed in the army and attended various military schools. After fighting in North Africa and Sicily, Rose was sent to command forces during the D-Day Normandy invasion as a Brigadier General. During the Battle of the Bulge, the 3rd...
Dates: 1945-1970

Golda Meir and Jennie Korngold Collection

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Identifier: B151
Overview Future Israeli prime minister Golda Meir (Golda Mabovitch Meyerson) resided in Denver from 1913 to 1914 as a high school student. After an argument with her parents, she ran away from Milwaukee to join her sister Shayna Mabovitch Korngold and her husband Sam in Denver. Shayna was one of the many east European Jews who flocked to Colorado to "chase the cure" for tuberculosis. Shana was a patient at both the National Jewish Hospital (NJH) and later at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief...
Dates: 1909-1990

Hazel G. Alexander Papers

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Identifier: M422
Overview This collection contains recipe cards, clippings, and two annotated cookbooks "Dr. Chase's third, last and complete receipt book and household physician, or, Practical knowledge for the people : from the life-long observations of the author, embracing the choicest, most valuable and entirely new receipts in every department of medicine, mechanics, and household economy : including a treatise on the diseases of women and children, in fact, the book for the million, with remarks and explanations...
Dates: 1889-1979

Levette J. Davidson Papers

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Identifier: M017
Overview

Levette J. Davidson (1894-1957) was a professor of English literature at the University of Denver from 1922-1957, specializing in folklore and literature of the American West. He served as head of English Department (1940-1957), and was the first faculty member elected president of the University Senate. He wrote several books including A guide to American folklore, The Rockies and beyond, and Literature of Colorado.

Dates: 1851-1968; Majority of material found in 1913-1962

Lillian ''Billie'' Stein Articles and Papers

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Identifier: B192
Overview Lillian Stein was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver to David and Rose Stein. Her father was a tailor and a cantor. Billie (Lillian) Stein began playing the trumpet in The Denver Post Boys Band. She started her all girls band at 14 and took Billie's Harmony Girls jazz band on the road when she graduated from high school at the age of 15. With her jazz band, she traveled throughout the United States performing on her trumpet. She married William Stein in 1939. Billie Stein became involved in many...
Dates: Other: 1920-1996

Maimonides Society Records

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Identifier: B197
Overview The Maimonides Society was established mid-1982 as an affiliate of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver. It was established to support the Center for Judaic Studies through donor development, public programming and Jewish cultural events. They also produced a newsletter publication "The Maimonidean." The organization lasted from 1982-1987.Collection contains mailing lists, patron files, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and administrative...
Dates: 1977-1987

Milton Louis Anfenger Papers

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Identifier: B091
Overview

Milton L. Anfenger was an attorney, Colorado state senator, humanitarian, and civic leader who lived in Denver, Colorado. He was president of National Jewish Hospital and the Denver Bears Baseball Club. He was a member of the Elks, Masons, Shriners, and B'nai B'rith. The papers include newspapers, newspaper clippings, invitations, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1892-1953; Majority of material found in 1904-1952

Pearl Wolfson Papers

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Identifier: B273
Overview Daughter of Max and Flora Hayutin, Pearl Hayutin Wolfson had 3 siblings (Freda, Irwin, and Benjamin) and married Meyer Wolfson in 1938. They had 4children, Risa Wolfson Maillin, Stanley Wolfson, Lynn Wolfson Zwerling, and Morey Wolfson. Collection contains pamphlets, letters, news clippings, awards, a book, titled Tapestry: A Collection of Stories Woven by Jewish Women related to Pearl Wolfson from 1970 through 2006.
Dates: 1970-2006

Pueblo Jewish Community Collection

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Identifier: B220
Overview Pueblo, Colorado's Jewish community really solidified in 1886 with the founding of the Hebrew Benevolent Union although Jews had been in Pueblo since the 1870s. The first congregation was started in 1895. In 1900, Temple Emanuel, a reform temple was built and the orthodox later incorporated as B'nai Jacob. In 1950, the United Hebrew Center was formed. Over the century a once sizable Jewish population has dwindled. Temple Emanuel still operates today with about 30 families....
Dates: 1906-2013

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University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Archives (Beck Archives) 3
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Intermountain Jewish News 2
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) 2
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Anfenger, Louis, 1842-1900 1
Anfenger, Milton L. (Milton Louis), 1874-1952 1
Arkin, Sandra, Dr. 1
Batchellor, Isaac, 1828-1894 1
Billie Stein's Harmony Girls Band 1
Boy Scouts of America 1
Central Agency for Jewish Education (1973-2016) 1
Chatfield, Charles H., 1840-1864 1
Chatfield, Clark S., 1838-1906 1
Colorado Poetry Fellowship 1
Davidson, Levette Jay, 1894-1957 1
Denver Bears (Baseball team) 1
Denver General Hospital 1
Denver Post 1
Elks (Fraternal order) 1
Fendrich, Anne (Chason), 1931- 1
Fendrich, Shubert, 1927-1989 1
Fogel, Marshall 1
Gamzey, Robert 1
Goldberg, Max, 1911-1972 1
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 1
Haug, Donna 1
Hayutin, Arnold (Arnie), 1936-2015 1
Hebrew Educational Alliance (Denver, Colo.) 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.) 1
Jacobs, Frances Wisebart, 1843-1892 1
Jewish Family and Children's Service. (Denver, CO) 1
Klein, George G., 1885-1919 1
Korngold, Judith 1
Korngold, Samuel 1
Korngold, Shana 1
Laderman, Manuel, Rabbi, 1909-1989 1
Love, John A., 1916-2002 1
Makovsky, Evan 1
Mears, Otto, 1840-1931 1
Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 1
National Council of Jewish Women. Denver Section 1
National Jewish Hospital (U.S.) 1
National Jewish Welfare Board 1
Nelson, Alfred C., 1898-1980 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Pioneer Drama Service 1
R.W. Beck and Associates 1
Reed family 1
Rocky Mountain News 1
Rose, Maurice, 1899-1945 1
Shames, Motty, 1921 - 2011 1
Sheppard, Charlotte Batchellor, 1874-1950 1
Stein, Billie (Lillian), 1907-2002 1
Stein, Mindell Winter 1
Stein, William, 1896-1982 1
Tober, Bea Greenberg, 1911 1
Tober, Jack 1
United Hebrew Center (Pueblo, Colo.) 1
United States Air Force Academy 1
University of Denver 1
University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies 1
University of Denver. Department of English 1
University of Denver. University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives 1
Weinberg Hayutin, Phyllis 1
Winter, Esther S. (Sheffler), 1898-1981 1
Winter, Henry A. 1
Winter, Mandel 1
Winter, William 1
Winter-Weiss Company 1
Wolfson, Pearl Hayutin, 1918-2006 1
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