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Beck Archives Organizations Collection

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Identifier: B118
Overview Collection contains records from various Jewish organizations from around the Denver area from 1880-2007. Organizations include: American Medical Center (1965); Public Attitude Toward Minorities (1948); Beth Jacob High School (1974-79); Cheltenhamm School (1924-25); Denver Academy Torah (1963-94); Free Loan Society (1888-1901); Holocaust Institute (1982-1987); Jews for Jesus (1972-1975); Jewish War Veterans (1916-1951); Jewish Women and Benevolent Societies in Denver (1872-1908); Kauvar Chair...

Deborah Howard's Holocaust Portraits and Papers

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Identifier: B398
Overview Deborah Howard is an Associate Professor and Head of Painting Program at the University of Denver. After a discussion on racial stereotypes and aging in a Figure Painting course Howard was teaching, she began to develop her Portraits of Child Holocaust Survivors project and settled on drawing as the media for the project. Howard has drawn and painted twenty-five people who escaped, hid or survived concentration camps during the Jewish Holocaust of WWII. Four portraits from the project are in...

Genealogical Resources and Maps

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Identifier: B395
Overview Contains the Shtetl Atlas which is a compilation of four sets of maps. One is a map of Poland published in 1929 which includes parts of Lithuania and Byelorussia and index of Polish towns and villages. The second is a series of maps of Byelorussia and the Ukraine, published in Astria-Hungary in the mid-nineteenth century. The third and fourth sets of maps of maps are also of Byelorussia and the Ukraine, published by the Soviet Union in the 1980s. The other publication is "Drucker's List," maps...

Guldman Family Correspondence

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Identifier: B156
Overview Collection contains correspondence from Germany of Ludwig Beckhart, the Feldner family, the Kasper Family, the Neubauer family, the Rosenbaum family, the Salomon family, the Schiff family, the Spier family, the Stark family, the Wolff family, and the Zacharias family. The families were trying to get assistance to get out of Germany from the estate of Leopold H. Guldman, who was a wealthy businessman in Denver, his widow Bertha Guldman, and their son-in-law Jacob L. Wolff. Wolff and his...

Lowenstein Family Papers and Art

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Identifier: B333
Overview Ernst Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] was born in Berlin, Germany in 1925 to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother. To escape Nazi brutality, he was sent on the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His parents, Dr. Max and Maria Loewenstein, and his half-sister, Karin Steinberg, remained in Berlin during World War II. Shortly after the war the family emigrated to the United States to avoid persecution. Materials in this collection include legal documents and correspondence,...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Oral Histories

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Identifier: B098
Overview In 1976 the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) began conducting interviews of Denver's long-time Jewish community members in an effort to record oral histories reflecting Jewish history and culture in Colorado. The interviews were made by the former and current directors of RMJHS as well as its trained volunteers. These recordings of Jewish men and women reveal information about the history of various individuals and families, Jewish organizations, religious groups, medical...

Rosen And Sladek Family Papers

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Identifier: B292
Overview Russian Jewish immigrants Samuel Castille and Zelda Goldberg Rosen settled on Denver's west side and raised 13 children. Their daughter Clara Rosen married Joseph Rosen and they had four children including Selma Rosen who married Osi Sladek. Joseph Rosen began selling newspapers in Denver at the age of seven, starting out as a helper for his future brothers-in-law Max and Al Rosen. Hyman Rosen was born in Denver in 1916, the third youngest of the 13 children of Samuel and Zelda Rosen. He began...

Winograd Judd Family Papers

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Identifier: B266
Overview Abraham Winograd immigrated to the United State in 1909. He had been born in Biala, Poland. His future wife, Matilda Pinsky had come earlier with her parents and brother from Lithuania. The couple had two children, Eleanor, born in Denver in 1916 and died in Greeley in 2007, ahd Harold Winograd, born in Denver in 1921 and died in Greeley in 1971. Eleanor Winograd married Morris Judd, who was born in Denver in 1916 in Denver and died in Boulder in 2003. Morris was a philosophy adjunct professor...

Zivin and Joselewitz Families Correspondence

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Identifier: B268
Overview The Zivin and Joselewitz were Russian Jewish immigrant families who settled in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains correspondence, playing cards, news clippings, and Russian booklets related to the Zivin and Joselewitz families from 1900.