Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
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 historical...
Dates: c. 1800-2015
Overview In 1884, the City Directory of Cheyenne listed 11 businesses owned by Jewish men. In 1913-14, it listed a Jewish cemetery, Mt. Sinai Congregation, and approximatel 43 Jewish family names.
Overview Two Jewish men, Simon Bamberger and Henry Altman, were among the founders of Cheyenne in 1867. Jewsh businessmen followed, and the first congregation was incorporated in 1888. B'nai B'rith was established in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1921.
Dates: 1916-1921, 1980-2014
Overview Silent black and white film contains depictions of family at Green Gables, the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, scenes from Morty Miller's bar mitzvah, and other family recordings.
Overview Typed letter from Louis Lipschitz to Dr. Spivak, asking him to admit Harry Blumenthal to the sanatorium. Letter is signed by Louis Lipschitz.
Dates: 1911 September 22
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink on lined paper. Letter written on Metropolitan Hotel letterhead in Cheyenne, Wyoming and is dated in English.
Dates: 1919 June 25
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink on Metropolitan Hotel letterhead in Cheyenne, Wyoming and is mostly written in Yiddish. Letter is dated and signed in English and "1530 Hooker St, Denver, Colo." is written below the signature.
Dates: 1919 May 1