Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives that are associated with Jewish communities in the western United States and Mexico. The bulk of the material is related to various towns in Colorado.
Overview The Rocky Mountain News microfilmed records and recived some microfilms from other organizations. Collection contains microfilmed copies of the following publications and organizations: the Intermountain Jewish News, records from the Jewish community in Colorado Springs, a William S. Friedman Scrapbook, the Rose Hill Cemetery Association, the Denver Jewish Outlook, the American Israelite, the American Jewish Archives Files,, the I.M. Beck Microfilming Project of Colorado Jewish History, B'nai...
Dates: Other: 1800-2014
File — Box B088.06.0026: Series B088.06 [U186023282401]
Overview One watercolor painting of a cutaway of an unknown pumping facility. Color tinted photographic prints: Yangtze Gorge Dam in China, Eklutna Power Plant in Alaska, Grand Coulee Power Plant in Washington, Epharta Office Building in Washington, Tracy Pumping Plant in California, Vista House Shasta Dam in California, Keswick Dam in California, Hungry Horse Dam in Montana, and Anderson Ranch Dam in Idaho. Prints are photographic prints of drawings.
Dates: c. 1940-1950
Overview Nathan Butler (1849-1935) and his wife Rosa Greenblatt Butler (1859-1936) immigrated with their children Louis and Fanny to the United States from Russia in 1893. They initially settled in Lewiston, Montana, but moved to the mining town of Kendall, Montana, in 1899. During this period, the Butlers had three more children, Dora, Julia, and Lena ("Lee"). Butler opened a successful dry goods store in Kendall in 1901. When the Kendall mines were closed in 1909, the family left to start a homestead...
Overview The Butler family poses for a formal portrait with the parents seated and four of their children surrounding them. Left to right: Nathan Butler holding Julia Butler, Fanny Butler, Dora Butler (seated in front), Rosa Butler, and Louis Butler. All are dressed up and the youngest girls are wearing matching dresses.
Dates: between 1890-1899
Overview Forest Crossen, author and historian, reflects on his family's move from Montana to Colorado. Reflects on riding the Denver Interurban Electric Car from Denver to Boulder in the early 1920s. Discusses his first jobs in Boulder, his education, and his dreams of becoming a professional writer. Discusses working on railroads, particularly working at the Moffat Tunnel.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined
Overview Exterior view of the former Temple B'nai Israel in Helena, Montana. At the time of the photograph the building was used as the Department of Public Welfare.
Dates: between 1970-1979
Overview Julius Basinski authorted 22 pages of reminisences about his life as a merchant in the Montana mining fields. Born in 1844 in Germany, Basinski emigrated in 1866 and dealt in cigars, candy, butter, eggs, calico, and other provisions in various Montana communities, iincluding Helena, Bozeman, and Miles City in the Yellowstone Valley. He sold goods to the U.S. Army, was one of the first book dealers in Miles City, raised sheep, had a banking career, and was noted for his honesty. He later...
Overview Typed letter from A.D. Achtenberg in St. Joseph, Montana, to Dr. Philip Hillkowitz in Denver, Colorado, stating that he is upset that a Mrs. Rosie Kanter [Rosie Cantor] has not been admitted into the Sanatorium after filing an application 5 weeks ago. Achtenberg goes onto discuss how deeply disappointed he is, as well as his whole community. Mrs. Kantor [Cantor] is a widow with four children who require their mothers care. Achtenberg states that this kind of treatment with the patients he...
Dates: 1908 June 22
Overview Typed letter from A.D. Achtenberg in St. Joseph, Montana, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, recommending a Mrs. Rose Kantor [Rosie Cantor] for the JCRS. It states that she is a widow and has 4 children without the means of support while their mother is ill. If the St. Joseph tent is occupied, Achtenberg requests to find her room and board elsewhere. Letter is signed in ink "A.D. Achtenberg".
Dates: 1908 May 12