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Ranching

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Atwood, Colorado, between 1975-2014

 File
Identifier: B114.02.0001.0004
Overview Poor Russian Jewish immigrants established the Atwood Colony in 1896 when B'nai B'rith and investment companies encouraged 75 adults and six children to settle in Atwood by offering farm land, seed, water rights, houses, implements, and cattle. The barren colony, lacking promised assistance, was near starvation and failed. By 1899, only a few Jewish families remained.
Dates: between 1975-2014

Beck Archives Businesses Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B112
Overview

The Businesses Collection reflects the diverse role Jews played in the economic growth of the American West, particularly within Colorado. It includes a paper on Jewish businesses and articles and documents from and about a variety of businesses, dating from 1890 to 2007.

Dates: Coverage: 1861-2015; Majority of material found in 1920-1985

Box 2, 1929

 File — Box B368.01.0002: Series B368.01 [U186023244542]
Identifier: B368.01.0002
Overview Box contains "Lazy K Lazy L" branding Iron.
Dates: 1929

Butler Family, 1935-1965

 File
Identifier: B111.01.0001.0019
Overview Nathan Butler (1849-1935) and his wife Rosa Greenblatt Butler (1859-1936) immigrated with their children Louis and Fanny to the United States from Russia in 1893. They initially settled in Lewiston, Montana, but moved to the mining town of Kendall, Montana, in 1899. During this period, the Butlers had three more children, Dora, Julia, and Lena ("Lee"). Butler opened a successful dry goods store in Kendall in 1901. When the Kendall mines were closed in 1909, the family left to start a homestead...
Dates: 1935-1965

Chugwater, Wyoming, 1978

 File
Identifier: B114.09.0001.0008
Overview Yiddish-speaking homesteaders from Eastern Europe settled in this remote prairie town in response to free land and a dream of life on the farm. Thirty-one families eventually formed a tight-knit community and organized the Chugwater Yiddishe School, a one-room schoolhouse. Most Jews eventually left, but a few families stayed until the 1930s.
Dates: 1978

Clara and Arnold Sky on the Sky Farm, between 1920-1929

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0021.00048
Overview Clara Sky and Arnold Sky standing in front of the windmill on their farm in Chugwater, Wyoming.
Dates: between 1920-1929

Clara and Arnold Sky on the Sky Ranch, circa 1918

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0021.00046
Overview Clara Sky and Arnold Sky standing in front of the home on their ranch in Chugwater, Wyoming. Arnold holds a bucket to feed a calf as Clara and their dog Shep look on in the background.
Dates: circa 1918

Julius Basinski, 1963

 File
Identifier: B111.01.0001.0022
Overview Julius Basinski authorted 22 pages of reminisences about his life as a merchant in the Montana mining fields. Born in 1844 in Germany, Basinski emigrated in 1866 and dealt in cigars, candy, butter, eggs, calico, and other provisions in various Montana communities, iincluding Helena, Bozeman, and Miles City in the Yellowstone Valley. He sold goods to the U.S. Army, was one of the first book dealers in Miles City, raised sheep, had a banking career, and was noted for his honesty. He later...
Dates: 1963

Louis Sky in Chugwater, Wyoming, between 1910-1934

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0024.00068
Overview Louis Sky stands on his farm in Chugwater, Wyoming in front of the chicken coop.
Dates: between 1910-1934

Meryl Stewart for Colorado Reflections

 Item
Identifier: couda-stewart_meryl
Overview Meryl Alberta Eads Stewart, born in Illinois, reminisces on her family's move to Colorado because of Meryl's asthma. Reflects on her first memories, particularly in Bennett and Littleton Colorado, of life on the prairie and of ranch life. Recalls selling vegetables to soldiers at Fort Logan and the Cherry Logan trolley. Stewart recalls moving to Denver, her father's grocery store, the snow storm in 1913, the streetcars in the city, the celebrations at the end of World War I, the reenactment of...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined