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Paper and Himelgrin Family Papers

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Identifier: B392
Overview Both the Paper and the Himelgrin families are of Polish and Jewish decent. The families knew each other in Poland and both immigrated to the United States. The families were united with the marriage of Evelyn Paper and Gerald Himelgrin in 1947. This collection portrays Jewish community life in Denver. This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, artist sketch books, correspondence, transcripts, marriage certificate and documents relating to the Evelyn Paper Himelgrin and Gerald Himelgrin....
Dates: 1932-2004

Pizer and Grimes Family Papers

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Identifier: B219
Overview The Grimes family came to the United States from Russia Poland in the 1880s and settled in Denver and in Salt Lake City. The Pizer family were early settlers in Nebraska, where Jacob Pizer was a successful merchant. Annette Frances Pizer was born in Hastings, Nebraska. After she married Julian Lewis, she kept a scrapbook with wedding and anniversary cards. Sam Grimes worked in both Utah and Colorado before starting a junkyard in Denver. His son Max Grimes joined him in the junkyard business,...
Dates: 1892-2000

Rabbi C. E. Hillel Kauvar Papers

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Identifier: B221
Overview Rabbi Charles E. Hillel Kauvar was a rabbi for 69 years at the Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (The Great House of Learning) Synagogue in Denver, Colorado. He was also a professor of rabbinical literature at the University of Denver for 43 years and helped establish the Center for Judaic Studies at the University. After he retired from teaching, the University of Denver honored him by establishing a Kauvar Chair of Hebraic Studies. Rabbi Kauvar was born in Vilna, Lithuania in 1879 and began as rabbi...
Dates: 1930-1978

Rabbi Yehudah Idel Idelson Collection

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Identifier: B283
Overview Rabbi Yehuda Idel Idelson was born in Navardok, Lithuania in 1874 and married Hadassah Bloch in 1896. Rabbi Idelson arrived in Denver, Colorado in about 1901, an acclaimed Torah scholar and commentator, to become the rabbi at Congreation Tifereth Israel. The small synagogue was incorporated by Polish Jews in 1901 and was located under the Colfax Viaduct in the east European Jewish immigrant neighborhood. Rabbi Idelson’s wife Hadassah and their daughter Dora joined him later in Denver. Finding...
Dates: 1950

Radinsky Material Culture and Papers

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Identifier: B371
Overview The Radisnky family, Lithuania/East European inmmigrants, first settled on Denver's West Side in the 1890. Rabbi David Radinsky was the Rabbi of a small Mogen David synangogue orginally organized in his home. His son, Abraham David (A. D. Radinsky) started the A. D. Radinsky and Sons, Inc rag factory. Rabbi Collection contains photographs, artwork, ephemera, business cards, business catalogs and family papers related to the Radinsky family.
Dates: 1700 - 1980; c. 17th Century-1980

Rayor Family Torah Ark Curtains

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Identifier: B341
Overview The Jewish community in Cheyenne, Wyoming, committed to building a new synagogue around 1950. The leaders of the community, including Bernard Leon Rayor, equally provided the funds for the building. When Mt. Sinai Congregation was completed, B.L. Rayor donated the ark curtains, which were left unused because his name was embroidered on them. The curtains were rediscovered in storage. Collection contains a red Bimah curtain and valance for the Ark Embroidered in gold threads and sequins on the...
Dates: between 1950-1951

Rich Family and Denver Truck Sales Records

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Identifier: B381
Overview Eastern European Jewish immigrant Charles Rich (Shopsie Reich) began as a peddler and eventually started a business of buying and salvaging used automobiles called C. Rich Auto Parts. He helped pioneer the used automotive cars, trucks, and parts business in Denver. He and his wife Rebecca became the parents of 10 children. Their youngest son Ken Rich propelled the Denver Truck Sales to become one of the leading manufacturers and dealers of reconditioned used heavy specialty trucks in over 30...
Dates: circa 2005

Robinson Family Papers

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Identifier: B289
Overview Louis Robinson came from Eastern Europe with his wife Etta and their children in the 1890s. He founded the Climax Dairy in the 1895 in Denver, Colorado. He also donated land and was on the Board of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. His sons Hyman and Morris took over the dairy and Hyman married Etta Miller. Etta Robinson died in 1900 when their son Samuel was born. After the depression World War II, Sam Robinson started the Robinson Dairy. Sam Robison and his wife Helen Stone had two...
Dates: 1910-2012

Robinson Film Collection

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Identifier: B229
Overview Louis Robinson came from Eastern Europe with his wife Etta and their children in the 1890s. He founded the Climax Dairy in the 1895 in Denver, Colorado. He also donated land and was on the Board of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. His sons Hyman and Morris took over the dairy and Hyman married Etta Miller. Etta Robinson died in 1900 when their son Samuel was born. After the depression World War II, Sam Robinson started the Robinson Dairy. Sam Robison and his wife Helen Stone had two...
Dates: 1924-1981

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Records

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Identifier: B230
Overview The Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) was established in 1976 to promote and sponsor historical activity related to the Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region. The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado partners with the RMJHS and the Ira M. Beck and Perle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated part of University of Denver...
Dates: 1976-2018

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Fendrich, Shubert, 1927-1989 1
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Fogel, Max, 1909-1983 1
Frankel, Henry 1
Frankel, Henry Jr. 1
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Fried's Art and Gift Shop (Denver, Colo.) 1
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Fried, Bela, 1860-1900 1
Fried, Eugene, 1872-1942 1
Fried, Kate, 1863-1954 1
Fried, Mary, 1896-1965 1
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