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Cincinnati (Ohio)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Herbert A. Howe 1876 Diary, 1876

Identifier: M010.03.0003.00001

Diary for 1876, when he was a graduate student in astronomy at the University of Cincinnati, working with the 11-inch refractor at the Cincinnati Observatory, which had recently been moved to Mt. Lookout. The observations in the diary include his observations on the weather, his thoughts on religion, and working on the Luttle's comet. He also writes about the discovery of new stars that he observes and some social functions and gatherings he attended.

Dates: 1876

Hillkowitz Family, 1947-2016

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0012

Rabbi Hillkowitz emigrated to Cincinnati from Lithuania to be a rabbi and tutor, moving to Denver around 1892. His son, Dr. Philip Hilkowitz, was a noted Denver pathologist, active in various medical societies. He joined Dr. Spivak as a founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and served as its president. His father, Rabbi Hillkowitz, suggested the Talmudic motto of the JCRS.

Dates: 1947-2016

Hyman Zadek Salomon , 1969

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0002

Hyman Z. Salomon was born in 1832 in Posen, Prussia. He moved to what was then the city of Auraria, now Denver, in 1859 and is claimed to be the first Jewish settler in Colorado. He married Cecilia Joel and the couple had two daughters. Hyman originally set up as a mercantile man but he was also involved with the Capitol Hydraulic Company, the Platte River Ditch Company, and several other businesses in Denver along with his brother, Fred Z. Salomon. Hyman passed away on November 21, 1897.

Dates: 1969

Mendel and Koona Levy Family, February 22, 1979

Identifier: B111.06.0006.0017
Scope and Contents Folder contains half-page of genealogy information about Mendel Levy and Koona Hindel Levy. Mendel immigrated from Lithuania and married Koona Hindel Levy, sister of Rebbitzin Hillkowitz. The Levy family moved to Denver from Cincinnati around the turn of the century. They had four (4) children; Eli, Etta, Martha, and Julius. None married. Julius died at about 12 years old. Occupations: Eli - jewelry salesman; Etta - stenographer; Martha - librarian. The Levy parents and Etta,...
Dates: February 22, 1979

Mrs. Lorber's Speech for Cincinnati Auxiliary - Oct. 26, 1955, 1955 October 26

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0003.00006

Fannie Lorber's Welcome Address Speech for the Cincinnati Auxiliary of the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver on October 26, 1955.

Dates: 1955 October 26

Portrait of Philip Trounstine, circa 1870

Identifier: B063.08.0047.00107

Portrait of Philip Trounstine dressed in a captain's cavalry uniform of the U.S. Civil War. Trounstine married Mollie Wisebart and managed Abraham Jacob's Denver store as well as working as a volunteer firefighter becoming the first fire chief of Denver, Colorado.

Dates: circa 1870

Rabbi William Friedman with Friends, between 1880-1900

Identifier: B063.05.0021.00001

Formal portrait of a group of three young men. Rabbi William S. Friedman stands at right with his legs crossed and a thumb hooked in his vest.

Dates: between 1880-1900

Rabbi William S. Friedman at Seminary, circa 1889

Identifier: B063.05.0013.00027

Formal portrait of Rabbi William S. Friedman and an unidentified man. At the time of this portrait, Rabbi Friedman was attending Hebrew Union College.

Dates: circa 1889