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Fairplay (Colo.)

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Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Citizens of the State: Colorado's Early Jewish Politicians, 1859-1940, 2007

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00006
Overview This film examines the pivotal role early Colorado Jewish citizens played in the state's political life. Despite their distinction as a religious minority, pioneer Jews in communities throughout Colorado were viewed as a positive and stablitizing influence who upheld morality and order in the new settlements. Virtually every town in Colorado had a Jewish mayor by the turn of the nineteenth century, including Denver, Central City, and Fairplay. Includes brief biographies of Jewish men and women...

Exterior View of Cohen's Store, circa 1890

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00035
Overview Street view of Fairplay, Colorado. Sam Cohen's grocery store can be seen in the right foreground. Several unidentified individuals stand in the street and on the boardwalks.

Fairplay Baseball Team, circa 1890

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Identifier: B063.02.0010.00014
Overview Fairplay baseball team pose with equipment. Back row left to right: [illegible] Wilson, Joe Cohen, A.A. Dollison, Bill Anderson, Wilson. Middle row left to right: Joe Summers, Martin, William Hill, Bob Foote, Buster Clark. Front row left to right: Verne Clark, Gus Cohen, Louis Cohen, and an unidentified men [names cut off at bottom of print].

From Peddlers to Merchant Princes: Early Colorado Jewish Entrepreneurs, 2006

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00005
Overview Jews played a central role in the development of Colorado through their contributions to economic life and development. Denver's first mercantile store was opened by Jewish citizen Fred Salomon in 1859. Before long, stores run by Jewish merchants and their family members in search of work and wealth flourished on the main streets of most Colorado towns including, Denver, Central City, Leadville, Trinidad, and Fairplay. This film focuses on the lives of a number of early merchants, including...

Oral History Interview with Dr. Edmund Cohen, 1982 July 22

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00097
Overview "Dr. Edmond Cohen recounts the life of his grandfather, Samuel Cohen, of Fairplay, Colo. Sam was a Jewish immigrant who had arrived in the United States from England in 1870, originally migrating from Eastern Europe in 1867. He provides background on his family including his father, Joseph, his aunts and uncles, his brother, his wife Helen (née Grauman), and their daughter and grandchildren. He also recalls the time he spent in the service during World War II. Edmond Cohen was born...

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

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Identifier: B063.02.0040.00001
Overview Group of men and women in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

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Identifier: B063.02.0040.00002
Overview Group of men and women in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

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Identifier: B063.02.0040.00003
Overview Man and woman point out pipe parts in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

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Identifier: B063.02.0040.00004
Overview Man and woman point out pipe parts in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.

RMJHS Bus Trip, 1983 June 26

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Identifier: B063.02.0040.00005
Overview Men and women stand around and listen to a man in a warehouse during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society bus trip to Fairplay and Alma, Colorado.