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Rothgerber Family Scrapbooks and Other Papers

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Identifier: B234
Overview Ira C. Rothgerber, Sr. (1878-1956), and Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. (-1993), were a father and son who gained acclaim in Colorado for their legal work throughout the 20th century. Ira C. Rothgerber, Sr., was born in 1878 and received a law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1901. In 1903, Rothgerber and Walter Appel became law partners and opened their own law firm, Rothgerber & Appel (now Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP). In 1913, Rothgerber, Sr., was elected judge...
Dates: 1901-2003

Samuel Ralph Freeman Memoir

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Identifier: B274
Overview Samuel Ralph Freeman was a lawyer originally from New York. He was assistant to the Colorado Attorney General from 1955-1958, Vice President of the Denver Rio Grande Railroad and later as the assistant to the chancellor at the University of Denver. He was also president of B’nai B’rith. Collection contains memoirs written by Samuel Freeman related Samuel Ralph from 1929 through 2003.
Dates: Coverage: 1929-2003

Schayer Family Papers

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Identifier: B239
Overview Milton M. Schayer was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1876 to German-Jewish parents and died in Denver in 1935. In 1920 he founded the Bankers Building and Loan Association, and served as its first president and treasurer. His son Charles Milton Schayer, born in 1913, married Faye Greenberg in 1941. Milton M. Schayer was active in many civic and religious organizations. He was director of the Denver Chamber of Commerce, which designated him Denver’s “most valuable citizen” in 1925. He...
Dates: 1879-2009

Shames Family Rose Hill Cemetery Certificates

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Identifier: B285
Overview Michael (Michel) Shames, the son of Rifka and Isaac Leib Milstein Shames, was a colonist at the failed agricultural colony at Cotopaxi, Colorado (1882-1884). He married Frieda Raizel, and they had three children: Esther, Sarah, and Jacob (Yankel, 1885-1950). Rose Hill Cemetery was created as a burial place for the Orthodox Jews of Denver in 1891. It was organized by the United Hebrew Cemetery Association and was located in Commerce City, Colorado, when burials were stopped in the older...
Dates: 1900-1939

Sheldon Steinhauser Papers

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Identifier: B400
Overview Sheldon Steinhauser was born in the Bronx, New York City, on August 11, 1930. His accomplishments include service with the Anti-Defamation League, 1950-1985 (Mountain States Regional Director and serveral national positions in Denver, 1957-1985; Executive Director of the Allied Jewish Federation (now Jewish Colorado), 1985-1991; Associate Professor of Sociology at Metropolitan State University of Denver, 1969-2015, and served as the Director of Development for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and...
Dates: 1967-2017

Shwayder Family Papers and Samsonite Corporation Records

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Identifier: B245
Overview The Shwayder family of Denver, Colorado, is best known for the luggage company Samsonite Corporation, which the family founded and operated. Isaac and Rachel Shwayder had migrated from Manchester, England to Colorado in 1881 and eventually settled in Denver. In 1910 their son, Jesse Shwayder, opened a small luggage factory in Denver with his father along with his brothers Mark, Maurice, Benjamin, and Solomon Shwayder. The company started as Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company, was later...
Dates: 1896-2002

Sidney Grazi Certificates and Photograph

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Identifier: B301
Overview Sidney Grazi was born in 1914, the oldest of four children born of immigrant parents (Aleppo, Syria; and Russia). He was a proficient musician, private pilot, and general contractor of homes and commercial properties in Denver through the Titan Construction Company. Collection contains awards and photographs related to Sidney Grazi from 1960 through 1965.
Dates: circa 1955-1965

Sons of Zion Denver Chapter Charter

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Identifier: B248
Overview Collection contains the charter for the Order Sons of Zion Denver Chapter Subordinate Camp No. 32 established on March 10, 1911. The Order Sons of Zion was a Jewish Fraternal Organization based in New York City. The charter is a print done in back ink and blue. Image of an Angel over crowded streets and buildings pointing over an ocean toward Jerusalem and the Citadel of David, with a village and farmers below.
Dates: 1911 March 10

State of Israel Bonds Scrapbook

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Identifier: B253
Overview Israel bonds is the US underwriter of debt securities issued by the government of Israel. In 1951, the country began to sell bonds to help the Israel recover from its war for independence. The country continues to sell bonds today. Collection contains a scrapbook from the State of Israel Bonds presented to John A. Love, Governor of Colorado, November 30, 1969. Scrapbook contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, ephemera, photographs and telegrams. All materials are related to the dinner...
Dates: 1969

Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity Collection

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Identifier: B256
Overview Tau Epsilon Phi was founded in 1910 at Columbia University in response to Jewish men not being allowed in other similar organizations. The fraternity began and exclusively Jewish but began accepting non-Jewish in the 1950s, mostly Catholics. The Tau Eta Chapter of Tau Epsilon Phi at the University of Denver was founded February 21, 1931 and closed in 1973. Collection contains paddles, plaques, one loving cup, photographs, scrapbooks, charters, fraternity roster cards, member directories,...
Dates: 1931-1980

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Hebrew Educational Alliance (Denver, Colo.) 3
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.) 3
Kauvar, C. E. Hillel, Rabbi, 1879-1971 3
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. Mountain States Regional Office 2
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Adelman, Samuel, Rabbi, 1915-1966 1
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Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Inc. (Prince Hall Affiliated) 1
Appel, Walter Michael, Sr., 1879-1961 1
Berry, Hannah Shwayder, 1895-1986 1
Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center (Denver, Colo.) 1
Boguslawski, Moissaye 1
Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.) 1
Cayton, Max 1
Cohen, Simon Abraham, 1791-1871 1
Congregation Ostrover Beth Jacob (Denver, Colo.) 1
Congregation Shearith Israel (Denver, Colo.) 1
Denver Farband 1
Denver General Hospital 1
Denver Post 1
Eisenberg, David E., 1901-1957 1
Feingold, Bessie 1
Feingold, Lipa, 1878-1945 1
Freeman, Samuel Ralph, 1929-2009 1
Friedenthal, Hattie Schayer, 1867-1922 1
Gamzey, Robert 1
Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Goldman Loeb, Gloria Ann 1
Goodstein, Phil H. 1
Gorden, Charlotte 1
Gorden, Jacob, 1887-1977 1
Grazi, Sidney (Sid), 1914-2009 1
Greenblatt, Jacob, 1874-1948 1
Gross Medical College 1
Gross, David 1
Guldman, Leopold Henry, 1852-1936 1
Hayutin family 1
Hayutin, Arnold (Arnie), 1936-2015 1
Hillkowitz, Philip, 1873-1948 1
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith 1
Intermountain Jewish News 1
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) 1
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America 1
Kagan Family 1
Kagan, Alexander, 1906-1994 1
Kagan, Chana Lippmann (Anna), 1877-1944 1
Kauvar, Abraham J., 1915-2003 1
Kauvar, Jean B., 1918-2012 1
Klein, George G., 1885-1919 1
Kobey, Miriam Rachofsky, 1840-1921 1
Laderman, Manuel, Rabbi, 1909-1989 1
Lande, Bernard Zion, 1927-1978 1
Lefkowitz, Jacob, 1913-2009 1
Levi (Levӱ), Heinrich, 1861-1930 1
Levy, Robert, 1864-1945 1
Loeb (Löb), Bella Levi, 1890-1960 1
Loeb (Löb), Emil, 1881-1952 1
Loeb (Löb), Ernest K., 1924-1972 1
Loeb (Löb), Frank Ludwig, 1921-2007 1
Loeb, Dorothy Anne Katz, 1925-1998 1
Loeb, Laurence (Larry) Harvey, born 1950 1
Loeb, Ron (Ronald Emil), 1953-2018 1
Love, John A., 1916-2002 1
Mile High United Way 1
Morris, Ernest, 1874-1937 1
National Jewish Hospital (U.S.) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Order Sons of Zion 1
Reserve Officers Association of the United States 1
Rosenblatt, Josef (Josef "Yossele" Rosenblaatt), 1882-1933 1
Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP 1
Rothgerber, Ira C., 1878-1956 1
Rothgerber, Ira C., 1913-1993 1
Samsonite Corporation 1
Schayer, Charles M., Jr., 1913-1997 1
Schayer, Faye G. (Faye Greenberg), 1915-2002 1
Schayer, Milton M. (Milton Mincha), 1876-1935 1
Schayer, Ricka Saft (Fredricka), 1847-1921 1
Schuckman, Walter (Walther) 1
Scottish Rite (Masonic order) 1
Segal, Sol, 1873-1951 1
Shames, Jacob (Yankel), 1885-1950 1
Shames, Michael (Michel), 1856- 1
Shwayder Art Building (Denver, Colo.) 1
Shwayder Family 1
Shwayder, Isaac, 1855-1916 1
Shwayder, Jesse, 1882-1970 1
Silver, David, 1917-2006 1
Silverberg, Edward Melvin, 1894-1977 1
Smith, Israel 1
State Historical Society of Colorado 1
Steinhauser, Sheldon 1
Streltzer, John E. (Ellis), 1901-1985 1
Streltzer, Sara 1
Tau Epsilon Phi. Tau Eta Chapter (University of Denver) 1
Tucker, Richard B., 1929-2009 1
U.S. Customs Service 1
United Hebrew Cemetery Association 1
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