Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The son of Russian Immigrants, Leah and Herman Zall, Max Zall was born in Denver on March 12, 1901. He earned his law degree from the University of Denver in 1922 and continued working as a lawyer until his death in 1983, winning himself the title of longest-serving City Attorney for the City and County of Denver as well as first Jewish City Attorney. He was named one of the six Outstanding Lawyers in Colorado History by "The Colorado Lawyer" in 1993.
Overview Collection contains one copy of ''The Descendants of Michael and Rebecca Keller Schon.'' completed by Pauline Stein Hilvitz, March 1997. Book contains family trees and information about the descendants, specifically Michael Schon, Moisha Schon, Sam Schon, Bertha (Bluma) Schon Stein, Rose Schon Roth, Morris and Mary Stein Bernstein, Emanuel and Ruth Stein, Albert and Rose Stein, Isadora and Mary Stein, Harry and Rosie Stein, Pauline Stein Hilvitz, Bertha Stein Rosenbleet and Henrietta Stien Rueb.
Overview Interview covers family memories including the Charsky, Miller, Hornbein and Ellsberg families.
Overview Phillip P. Brown (1912-1994) was a Jewish activist and writer in Denver. He was part of the Motor Transport Corps of the U.S. Army, and was promoted to Seargent First Class in 1919. He married Juliette Lang on December 18, 1921, and they had two children, Jerome and Cecile. He fought in World War II from 1941-1945. Brown wrote a number of pamphlets and essays about Judaism, including: "Judaism and Christianity: Fundamental Differences," and "Why Jews & Judaism Could not and Should not...
Overview The Porter and Waring families have long histories in Colorado. The collection consists of various lace and/or embroidered items including table cloths, doillies, pillow covers, clothing, animal fur, and a wedding dress dating to 1938.
Overview Chalres Prezant helped to organize the first Jewish colony and the first synagogue in Denver, CO. He came from Russia in 1880 with 13 other Jewish families straight to Denver. With his wife, Clara, they had nine children. One file folder containing two copies of ''The Prezant Family'' and personal papers. "The Prezant Family" is a history of the family compiled by Carol Friedman. Book includes photographs, correspondence, biographies and written family history beginning with Charles and Clara.
Overview Rose Lenore Cohn Brown and her father Mose Cohn write about the Cohn and Ittleson families. Mose Cohn and his family lived in Carbondale, Colorado from 1890 to 1903. The Ittleson family moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and arrived in Kansas around 1886. In 1887, Emma Ittleson married Mose Cohn in Kansas and Rose Lenore was born in 1888. The Cohn family (originally Kimchi) emigrated from Lithuania and settled in Ravana, Kansas. Mose Cohn writes about some of his adventures in the western...
Overview Russian born Samuel D. Bernstein married Lena and had, possibly, seven children: Aron, Harry, Morris, Rose, Bernie Moses, and Shirley; though the census records are confusing. Samuel worked in livestock, hides and wool. Collection contains a draft of “Our Pioneers,” and papers related to the Samuel Bernstein Family from 1980 through 2000 including a brief family tree chart.