World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Use for: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman reflects on his move from Chicago, Illinois to Denver in 1932, after being ordained as an orthodox Rabbi. Laderman came to serve as Rabbi at the Hebrew Educational Alliance. Discusses the history of the Denver Jewish community, earning his PhD at Iliff School of Theology, experiencing anti-semitism and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver, WWII, and his participation in the National Conference of Christians and Jews (now known as the National Conference for Community and Justice)....
Overview Olietta Moore, a Colorado Native, reminisces on her childhood growing up in the Barnum neighborhood, opening of the Colfax Viaduct, and riding the Barnum streetcar. Discusses writing music, attending the University of Denver at the Lamont School of Music, and entertaining soldiers after World War I. Moore reflects on the creation of the Cosmopolitan Club, fighting against segregation, and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver. Briefly mentions her work as a hard rock miner.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined
Overview Topics covered: Allied Jewish Federation and involvement in several other Jewish organizations (see agents), brief background, Denver Jewish community, experiences at University of Denver, War effort at home.
Dates: 1979 December 27
Overview Peryle Hayutin Beck (1914-2006) recalls her family history, including the Ginsbergs' and Hayutins' origins in the Russian Empire; their arrival in America in the late 19th century; the loss of several relatives in World War I; her family's ties to the Lower East Side Jewish community in New York City and Memphis, Tennessee; the arrival of Dora Ginsberg, her paternal grandmother, in Denver, Colorado for health reasons; and the extended family's gradual move from New York to Denver. She also...
Dates: 1989 February 5
Overview This is an artificial collection containing material relating to the University of Denver experience during World War I, World War II and the Korean War. The University of Denver was involved in training both soldiers and technical support during the Wars and participated in retraining programs between and after the wars. The University also had a Reserve Officers Training Corps on campus during World War II and the Korean War. The collection contains the administrative records of the...
Overview Sam Weinstein was born on the west side of Denver, Colorado in 1912. He attended the University Of Denver (DU) as an undergraduate and graduated from the law school in 1932. He was an attorney in Denver for many years. Rowena Mae Akers was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1911 and her family moved to Denver in the 1920s. Rowena Mae Akers Weinstein earned a degree in social work from DU and worked for the City and County of Denver. Sam Weinstein and Rowena Mae Akers were married in 1935. Sam Weinstein...