West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Major subjects covered in the interview include family immigrating to Denver form Poland, fathers’ grocery business, growing up in a Jewish family, schooling, charity work and religious life. Also talks about Rabbi Kauvar.
Overview Peryle Hayutin Beck (1914-2006) recalls her family history, including the Ginsbergs' and Hayutins' origins in the Russian Empire; their arrival in America in the late 19th century; the loss of several relatives in World War I; her family's ties to the Lower East Side Jewish community in New York City and Memphis, Tennessee; the arrival of Dora Ginsberg, her paternal grandmother, in Denver, Colorado for health reasons; and the extended family's gradual move from New York to Denver. She also...