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David Nashelsky Material Culture

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Identifier: B141
Overview David J. Nashlsky was born May 25, 1963, in San Francisco, California and later moved with his family to Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He lived for 10 years in Fort Collins, Colorado where he was on the Colorado State University forensic team he attended CSU. He died in Nebraska on June 7, 2008. A skullcap (yarmulke in Yiddish, kipah in Hebrew) consisting of six sections of triangle shaped light blue satin sewn together at the seams with light blue cotton thread. Inside is white cotton lining with...

Kaplan Family Religious Objects and Photograph

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Identifier: B188
Overview The Kaplan family came from Memphis, Tennessee to Denver, Colorado. Gerson and his wife Adelle Trauke Kaplan were the parents of Belle N., Dora G., and Sallie Kaplan who were born in Memphis and died in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains a photograph, memorial books and ephemera related to the Kaplan Family from 1880-1981.

Kern Family Tefillin Bag and Wimple

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Identifier: B189
Overview Sarah Kahn made a traditional wimple made from the swaddling cloths of Yaacov Ben Naftali Kahn from Boppard, Germany, in 1899. d to the Hupah (marriage canopy) and to good deeds. Amen. Selah." When the Kahn family came to America in 1938, they changed their name to Kern. In 1940, Charles Kern, Yaacov's brother, married Edith Stern in New York City and the couple moved to Denver, Colorado. Edith Stern was born in Germany in 1914 and emigrated to the United States in 1935. She died in Denver in...

Max Cayton Religious Objects

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Identifier: B202
Overview May Cayton was the brother of Jacob Hayutin and was from Washington DC. The collection contains Jewish religious objects, Yarmulke, Tefillin bag, and Tefillin; and photographs from Max Cayton.

Michael Saliman Papers and Religious Objects

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Identifier: B342
Overview The Saliman family of Denver, Colorado dates back to Paul Michael (known as Michael) and Bessie Radetsky Saliman, both from Russia and born in 1852 and 1853, respectively. As did most Jewish families, Paul Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. 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.Included...

Morris and Price Family Material Culture and Photographs

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Identifier: B351
Overview The Morris and Price families became connected with the marriage of Stanley A. Morris and Maylene Price. Both were Russian Jewish immigrant families with Yiddish and English speaking parents. Collection contains Russian candlesticks, religious items, medals, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the Morris and Price family from 1865 through 2012.

Ostrover Synagogue Records

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Identifier: B215
Overview The founders of the Ostrover Beth Jacob Synagogue in Denver, Colorado hailed from Ostrov, Poland. The congregation was formally organized in 1908 as Congregation Ostrover Beth Jacob. Their first building was erected on Clay Street, but the synaogogue was later relocated to Federal Blvd. when the congregants outgrew their building and the city built a viaduct over the first building. The congregation remained at Federal Boulevard until 1949, when they relocated to a modest brick building on...

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.