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Alan Saliman Family Papers

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Identifier: B399
Overview 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...

Appel Family

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Identifier: B108
Overview Simon Appel was born in Hungary and married Anna Greenwald. Simon Appel began a tailoring business in New York in 1876. His son David Edward Appel went to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1871 and later moved to Denver. Simon and his other son Jacob came to Denver in 1873. Father and sons began a clothing business called "The Clothing House." In 1874, the name changed to S. Appel and Sons, also called the "Star Clothing House." In 1892, they built a building on 16th and Larimer, called the Appel Building....

Ida Hurwitz Papers

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Identifier: B168
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. She was a member of the prestigious Colorado Authors League and was active in the Jewish American Women Writers. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies. She also did genealogical research. Relatives included the...

Michael and Rebecca Keller Schon Family History

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Identifier: B241
Overview Collection contains one copy of ''The Descendants of Michael and Rebecca Keller Schon.'' completed by Pauline Stein Hilvitz, March 1997. Book contains family trees and information about the descendants, specifically Michael Schon, Moisha Schon, Sam Schon, Bertha (Bluma) Schon Stein, Rose Schon Roth, Morris and Mary Stein Bernstein, Emanuel and Ruth Stein, Albert and Rose Stein, Isadora and Mary Stein, Harry and Rosie Stein, Pauline Stein Hilvitz, Bertha Stein Rosenbleet and Henrietta Stien Rueb.

Muhlstein and Ornstein Family Papers

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Identifier: B312
Overview Shul Baer Milstein arrived in Denver in 1884. He was the impetus behind the Jewish agricultural colony at Cotopaxi, Colorado. Nettie Milstein, daughter of Shul Milstein, married her first cousin Jacob Muhlstein in Central City, Colorado. The couple homested near Longmont, Colorado and then farmed near Broomfield, Colorado where they lived for years without running water or indoor plumbing for their family of nine children. One of the nine children, Rose Muhlstein, married Samuel Ornstein in...

Pett, Mrs Howard

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Identifier: M186
Overview This collection contains books and papers written in Portuguese, including the de Tavares Ozorio genealogy.

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,...

Prezant Family Papers

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Identifier: B322
Overview Chalres Prezant helped to organize the first Jewish colony and the first synagogue in Denver, CO. He came from Russia in 1880 with 13 other Jewish families straight to Denver. With his wife, Clara, they had nine children. One file folder containing two copies of ''The Prezant Family'' and personal papers. "The Prezant Family" is a history of the family compiled by Carol Friedman. Book includes photographs, correspondence, biographies and written family history beginning with Charles and Clara.

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...

Wisebart Family Papers

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Identifier: B319
Scope and Contents Collection contains The Vale of Cedars:The Martyr, published in 1868, awarded to Celestine Sesem from the Hebrew Bible School in Quincy, Ill. The collection also contains a folder with copies of the wedding invitation for the marriage of Benjamin W. Wisebart and clara Drefoos in 1873; Benjamin W. Wisebart's Central Lodge No. 6, All Free and Accepted Masons membership card (1895) from Central City; wedding invitation for Edna Wisebart and Harry L. Wohlgemuth in 1912, announced by Mrs. Celestine...