Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Aubrey Ambrose (1909-1996) was the owner of the Army Surplus Store in Pueblo, Colorado (his father founded the store in 1919). Following the death of his long-term business partner Roy Brown, Ambrose went into semi-retirement and sold the store to Edward Cervantes.
Overview This collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives. Materials relate to past and present Jewish congregations, which were or still are located in Denver, Colorado, or the western United States. Materials are originals or copies of items dating from 1906-2004, including receipts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, member and founder lists, event programs, invitations, legal documents, interview transcripts, brochures, slichos, Hebrew Bibles, and...
Dates: c. 1800-2015
Overview Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
File — Box B115.01.0001: Series B115.01 [U186020742698]
Overview Box contains files on individual congretations around the Denver area, as well as a few files on misc. congregations by area. Files include: B'nai Jacobs, Pueblo; Beth Israel, Evergreen; Congregation Beth Shalom; Synogagues of Colorado (WPA project); Temple Emanuel, Pueblo; Temple Shalom, Colorado Springs; B'nai Israel, Colorado Springs; Temple Beth Isreael, Boise; Temple Beit Torah, Colordo Springs; Temple Emanuel, Pueblo; Temple Shalom, Colorado Springs; Intermountain Jewish New L'chaim...
Overview Joe 'Awful' Coffee, born Joseph Rutkowski in Minsk, Russian Empire in 1905 was a major figure on the Denver sports scene. After boxing, as a featherweight, for ten years across the Rocky Mountain region, he retired and went to college at the University of Denver. After graduation, Joe worked for the May Company, and then opened up Joe 'Awful' Coffee's Ringside Lounge in 1943. Coffee's restaurant operated for some 23 years, closing in 1966, and attracting such notables as Jack Dempsey, President...
Overview The Bain family left Sioux City in 1910 to homestead in Kiowa county in Colorado. In addition to farming his homestead in southeast Colorado, Edward Bain's father served as rabbi for High Holidays at a small synagogue in Pueblo. Edward's reminiscences feature colorful details of life on the homestead.