West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Russian Jewish immigrants Samuel Castille and Zelda Goldberg Rosen settled on Denver's west side and raised 13 children. Their daughter Clara Rosen married Joseph Rosen and they had four children including Selma Rosen who married Osi Sladek. Joseph Rosen began selling newspapers in Denver at the age of seven, starting out as a helper for his future brothers-in-law Max and Al Rosen. Hyman Rosen was born in Denver in 1916, the third youngest of the 13 children of Samuel and Zelda Rosen. He began...
Overview The Compact Disc (2 copies) in this collection was made shortly after Clara Rosen's 91st birthday. Rosen provides basic biographical details about her family and herself, and she discusses growing up in west Denver. She also talks about the important role that family, Jewish traditions, and music played throughout her life. The CD is interspersed with singing and ends with Clara Rosen performing "Sunrise, Sunset," a song that she had often sung at family celebrations.