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Frances Wisebart Jacobs Clothing and Papers

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Identifier: B148
Overview Frances Wisebart Jacobs, born in 1843, earned the nickname "Mother of Charities" because of her many efforts to assist the poor, the homeless, and the disenfranchised. She joined or helped to found charitable organizations and events in Denver, Colorado, and at the national level, and she was instrumental in raising support for the construction of Jewish Hospital in 1892. The collection consists of clothing that belonged to Jacobs and to a relative and contemporary of hers. Also...

Goldstein Family Digitized Photographs

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Identifier: B393
Overview Moses-Isaac and Faye Rosenthal Goodstein arrived in Denver 1872 after fleeing from Russia Poland to London. Moses-Isaac Goodstein worked for his brother in law Philip Rosenthal in the Swansea Smelting Works and the Denver Rolling Mills. Abraham Grienetz escaped conscription into the Russian Army and moved to Denver. He married Faye Goodstein in 1910 and began a grocery store near the current location of Mile High Stadium. Joe Cohen came from New York’s Lower East side and married Masha in...

Green Gables Country Club Photographs and Records

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Identifier: B335
Overview Green Gables Country Club was the suburban successor of the Progress Club (1885-1929). The club was founded by 8 Jewish business men because Jews were often denied membership to similar organizations. The historic club became a social center for Denver’s well-to-do Jewish Community. It sat on 152-acres at 6800 W. Jewell Ave., unincorporated land next to Lakewood. Financially difficulties and declining membership closed the club in 2011 and the land sold to a housing developer for $15 million....

Grossman Family Papers

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Identifier: B155
Overview The Grossman family emigrated to America from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and moved to Denver because of tuberculosis. Abraham Grossman was an active member of the traditional Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) Synagogue and later of the Oheb Zedek Congregation which broke away from BMH in 1911. The Oheb Zedek Congregation rejoined the parent synagogue toward the end of the Great Depression. Abraham Grossman was the proprietor of the Grossman's Haberdashery, located on Sixteenth Street in Denver,...

Harris Family Papers and Tin Cup Records

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Identifier: B411
Overview Solomon Hirsch and Hannah Levi Hirsch had six sons who immigrated to the United States and changed their last name to Harris. They were born in Fordom, Posen (Poland) and settled in New Jersey. Solomon Harris and his borther Eli went out west and settled in Virginia City, Colorado. The two brothers opened the Harris Bros. Beehive dry goods store by 1880 when Solomon became the town's treasurer. Because of confusion with Virginia City in Nevada and Montana, the town was reincorporated as Tin Cup...

Henry Augustus Buchtel Collection

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Identifier: M048
Overview Henry Augustus Buchtel served as Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1899-1920. He started his career as a Methodist minister; served as pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, Denver. During his tenure at the University of Denver, he raised funds to cover the University's debt, doubled student enrollment, and oversaw the construction of the Library (funded by Andrew Carnegie), the Gymnasium, Science Hall, and Memorial Chapel (later named Buchtel Chapel). He also...

Henry Miles Collection

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Identifier: D033
Overview This collection contains (10) framed ballet prints donated by Henry Miles. Henry Miles was a dance professor at the Colorado State University and performed in ballets across Colorado.

Hornbein Family Papers

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Identifier: B167
Overview

The Hornbein family of Denver, Colorado, was actively involved in the Colorado Jewish community. Philip L. Hornbein (1879-1962) married Flora Anfenger (1888-1964) in 1905, and they had three children: Louis (1907-?), Marjorie (1913-2006) and Philip (1915-1987). The collections consists of material objects, photographs, and documents that belonged to the Hornbein family.

Howard Jenkins, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: M004
Overview Howard Jenkins, Jr., (1915-2003) was a labor law attorney who was the first African-American appointed to the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), where he served from 1963-1983. He began his law career in Denver, Colorado and was Professor of Law at Howard University School of Law from 1946-1955. He also served as Special Assistant to the Solicitor of Labor, 1956-1959; Director of the Office of Regulations at the Bureau of Labor-Management Reports, 1959-1962; and Assistant...

Irene Miller Stein Family Objects, Artwork, and Other Material

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Identifier: B173
Overview Irene Miller (Mrs. Azriel) Stein was a professional artist well into her 90s. She was the daughter of Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, both pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In 1921 she married Azriel Stein, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaina native and they had a son Stanley. Azriel Stein founded, owned, and operated Pencol Drug Store on the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue in Denver. The collection contains papers, objects, scrapbooks that belonged to Robert Lazar Miller and...

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Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) 4
Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado 3
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.) 3
American Medical Center (Denver, Colo.) 2
Colorado Women's College 2
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General Rose Memorial Hospital 2
Harsham, Ted E. 2
Judd, E. James (Edmond James) 2
Kobey family 2
Love, John A., 1916-2002 2
Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society 2
University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Archives (Beck Archives) 2
University of Denver. University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives 2
Winter, Henry A. 2
AMC Cancer Research Center (Denver, Colo.) 1
AMC Cancer Research Center and Hospital (Denver, Colo.) 1
Adelstein, Bertha Greenberg, 1904-1993 1
Adelstein, Morris E., 1894-1968 1
Adelstein, Stanford M., 1931- 1
Alta Merle Ricks 1
Ambrose, Arlen 1
Asherman, Bea, 1909-1999 1
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. Mountain States Regional Office 1
Bercu Family 1
Bernstein family 1
Bernstein, Dubby Perlmutter, 1915-2007 1
Bernstein, Heloise H. (Davis), 1891-1961 1
Bernstein, Leonard Joseph, 1916-2012 1
Bernstein, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Berry, Dokes (Dorothy Kobey), 1905-2009 1
Beth Jacob Synagogue (Lakewood, Colo.) 1
Bieri, Louise 1
Bloom, Barbara A. 1
Bloom, Ida Strait, 1894-1987 1
Bloom, Pizer, 1885-1962 1
Bloom, Sam S, 1911-1990 1
Blumberg, Abraham Moses 1
Blumberg, Anne, 1913-1974 1
Blumberg, Benjamin M., 1911-1978 1
Buchtel, Henry Augustus, 1847-1924 1
Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library 1
Cayton, Max 1
Central Agency for Jewish Education (1973-2016) 1
Central City Opera Festival 1
Central City Opera House (Central City, Colo.) 1
Central City Opera House Association (Central City, Colo.) 1
Chapman, Arthur, 1873-1935 1
Chapman, John, 1900-1972 1
Charity Organization Society (Denver, Colo.) 1
Cheltenham School (Denver, Colo.) 1
Chernoff, Morris Z., 1890-1970 1
Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company 1
Cohen, Joe 1
Cohen, Simon Abraham, 1791-1871 1
Colorado Poetry Fellowship 1
Cushing, Lillian 1
Deardorff, Alice Richardson, d.1948 1
Denver Public Library 1
Draper, Benjamin 1
Eagle, Viki 1
Evans, William Gray, 1855-1924 1
Ex-Patients' Tubercular Home (Denver, Colo.) 1
Fashion Bar (Denver, Colo.) 1
Friedenthal, Hattie Schayer, 1867-1922 1
Friedman, Carol (Carol Jean), 1936 or 1937- 1
Goldstein, Ida Greinitz 1
Goldstein, Jerry 1
Goldstein, Mark 1
Goldstein, Murph (Mordecai) 1
Goodstein, Moses Isaac 1
Grazi, Sidney (Sid), 1914-2009 1
Green Gables Country Club 1
Greinitz, Abraham, 1867 or 1868- 1
Greintz, Toba 1
Gross, David 1
Gross, Dorothy Bercu, 1917-2015 1
Grossman, Abraham 1
Grossman, Adeline 1
Grossman, Sydney Harold, 1908-1981 1
Harris (Hirsch) Family 1
Harris, Solomon, 1857-1954 1
Hayutin family 1
Hayutin, Arnold (Arnie), 1936-2015 1
Himelgrin, Evelyn (Paper), 1928-2009 1
Himelgrin, Gerald "Jerry", 1924-1989 1
Hornbein family 1
Hornbein, Flora Anfenger, 1888-1964 1
Hornbein, Louis, 1907- 1
Hornbein, Marjorie, 1913-2006 1
Hornbein, Philip, 1879-1962 1
Hornbein, Philip, Jr., 1915-1987 1
Howard University. School of Law 1
Hurst, Allan, 1910-1989 1
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith 1
Intermountain Jewish News 1
JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation 1
JEWISHcolorado 1
Jacobs, Frances Wisebart, 1843-1892 1
Jenkins, Howard, 1915- 1
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.). New York Ladies' Auxiliary 1
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