West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt are standing on a sidewalk at 15th and Grove streets near their home in Denver, Colorado. Isadore and Yetta Prezant Levitt came from Russia and settled in the Eastern European Jewish neighborhood around West Colfax Avenue in Denver.
Dates: circa 1945
Overview Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt are standing inside the Congregation Zera Abraham synagogue in a full-length portrait. Yetta Levitt is wearing a dress with a corsage and Isadore Levitt is wearing a suit and hat with a boutonniÃ¨re. They came from Russia in the early 1900s and settled in the Eastern European Jewish neighborhood around West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The Zera Abraham synagogue, at 1560 Julian street, was founded in 1887 by former colonists in Cotopaxi, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1948
Overview Isadore and Yetta Prezant Levitt and their descendants have lived in Denver, Colorado for over a century. Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt came to Denver, Colorado from Russia in the early 1900s and settled in the Eastern European Jewish enclave around West Colfax Avenue. The Levitt Family Papers contain a family tree, a reunion directory and scanned photographs. The papers reflect the Americanization of an Eastern European Jewish extended family during the twentieth...
Dates: 1876-1995; Majority of material found in 1940-1952