Fort Collins (Colo.)
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Photograph of guest dancers Tatiana Berenova and Pavel Homko performing in the Canyon Concert Ballet production of ''The Nutcracker.''
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
Exterior of the Meyer Dry Goods Store in Fort Collins, Colo. with Ida Meyer Seated in Front of the Building, 1908
Overview Two window displays and the words "The Meyer Store" appear at the bottom of the windows. Ida Meyer sits in front of the door in a long dress. She is seated next to a young boy (unidentified). The store was established by Ida's husband Sam Meyer in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1905. Ida and Sam Meyer were married in 1908 and both became active in the town's civic and social life.
Overview Members of Silver Star Entertainers, the first high school dance orchestra in Fort Collins, pose together in a living room with their instruments. Forrest Meyer is seated at the piano.
Overview In 1905, Sam Meyer opened a department store in Ft. Collins; another early resident was junk dealer Charles Reingold. The Jewish population of Fort Collins was approximately 75 in 1927 and 1937, with many leaving during the Depression. An early congregation, B'nai Zion, failed. The community revived in the 1960s, and Har Shalom synagogue was built in the 1970s. A Hillel chapter was formed on the Colorado State University campus.