Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Rev. Frankl Weimberg was a Demver cantor, mohel, and shochet. He was born in Poland in 1866 and lived for 22 years in Denver before his death in 1930. His widow, Marion, lived in Denver for nearly 40 years and was one of the founders of Beth IsraelHospital and Old Folks Home. She died in 1943.
Overview Henry Franke (1861-1909) was born in Manchester, England, but settled in Chicago, Illinois. He married his wife Lulu Kline (1865-1932) in 1882, and the couple had three children: Louis, Suzy and Henry (Henny). In 1900, the family moved to Denver (Lulu's birthplace) for Henry's health. Henry and Lulu opened Frankel Staionary store in 1906, which under the guidence of Henry Frankel Jr. eventually became the Frankel Manufacturing Company. The company produced typewriter ribbons as its first...
Overview Freda Cohen and Charles Wanger were married in Rocky Ford in 1931. Both came from large Jewish Russian immigrant families. They moved to Denver after the birth of their three children.
Scope and Contents Contains family histories, correspondence, genealogy forms, and notes. Also contains contacts with the American Jewish Archives and the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and Beck Archives
Overview Max Heller wrote a booklet on the Heller Family and compiled family trees for the Heller and Tajerstein-Auger families. He was born 1915 in the eastern Polish town of Wlodzimierz-Wolynsk also know as Ludmir. Collection contains family histories, family trees photographs related to the Heller family. Collection also contains photo albums from various schools, including Cheltenham, Lake Junior High, the Talmud Torah, and the Colfax school which were attended by Minnie Heller, Max Heller, and...
Overview Sinai and Dorothy Hoffman were both Russian, married there and had 14 children, 9 of whom survived to adulthood. Beginning in 1905, their children began immigrating to the United States with 19 members of the family immigrating by 1913, including spouses and a grandchild by then, the final son, his wife and two children came in 1922. The family ran a grocery store and a tire business in Denver. Collection contains a book, titled: Loyal Family Circle: A History of Sinai and Dora Hoffman and...
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. She was a member of the prestigious Colorado Authors League and was active in the Jewish American Women Writers. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies. She also did genealogical research. Relatives included the...