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Social life and customs

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Private Note: This term is an LCSH subdivision only. Used under places and classes of persons. Consider LCSH: Manners and customs as a heading.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Nelson Schachet, 1982 May 18

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00094
Overview Nelson Schachet (1903-1992), a Denver, Colorado native, recounts his family history including ties to Cincinnati and the family's origins in Lithuania, and his life in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver during the 1920s and 1930s. He talks about his father's business, Schachet Mercantile Co. located on Morrison Road, and other Jewish-owned businesses in the neighborhood. His father brought Manischewitz matzah to Denver. Bugsy Siegel ate at the delicatessen that was part of the Mercantile...

Oral History Interview with Peryle Hayutin Beck, 1989 February 5

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00139
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...