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Alan Saliman Family Papers

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Identifier: B399
Abstract The history of the Saliman family in the Denver area dates to the immigration of the family patriarch Paul Michael Saliman (known as Michael.) As did most Jewish families, Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west...
Dates: Other: 1874-2000

Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records

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Identifier: B002
Abstract The Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society was known as the JCRS and was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1904 as a non-sectarian sanatorium to treat tuberculosis (TB) patients, free of charge, in all stages of the disease. The society was one of the leading tuberculosis sanatoria in the country at the turn of the century founded by a group of immigrant Eastern European Jewish men, many of whom were themselves victims of TB. Headed by Dr. Charles Spivak as Secretary (1904-1927) and by Dr. Philip...
Dates: 1897-1989; Majority of material found within 1904-1973

Mendelsberg and Tempelhof Family Papers

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Identifier: B325
Abstract Both Hil and Ida Hecht Tempelhof were natives of Constantine, Poland. They were married in Constantine in 1919. Hil Tempelhof began his long immigration journey while Ida remained with her parents in Poland. It was seven years before the couple was reunited in Juarez, Mexico. Hil Tempelhof went from Poland to Spain to South America. In Buenos Aries he became a much in demand tailor and designer of men’s suits. Evelyn, the eldest of the Tempelhof’s three daughters was born in Juarez, Mexico. The...
Dates: 1968-2015

Miller Family Papers

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Identifier: B290
Abstract A large Jewish family emigrated from Wilna, Lithuania. Sam Miller was born in 1872 and died in Wyoming in 1946. The family emigrated when Sam Miller was nine. Sam's brothers Robert Lazar and Joseph Miller also went into the cattle business. Joseph Miller was the father of Israel Miller and the grandfather of Micky Miller. The collection contains newsclippings, and documents relating to Sam Miller's ranch and cattle business. Document includes a brand certificate, loan from Ben Melnick,...
Dates: 1924-1964

Thomas F. Mahony Papers

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Identifier: M276
Abstract Thomas F. Mahony (1873-1957) was a businessman, and served as President of the Longmont Chamber of Commerce. He was chairman of Colorado Catholic Charities and the Mexican Welfare Committee, Colorado State Council, Knights of Columbus, 1920s-1930s. He became well known for his support for the migrant sugar beet workers in Colorado and other western states. Mahony worked with the Child Welfare Committe of the League of Nations and the International Conference for the Protection of...
Dates: Other: 1907-1910