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Shehitah

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: Schachet, Shechita, Shechitah, Shehita, Shochet, Shohet, Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Jews

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Heller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B162
Overview Max Heller wrote a booklet on the Heller Family and compiled family trees for the Heller and Tajerstein-Auger families. He was born 1915 in the eastern Polish town of Wlodzimierz-Wolynsk also know as Ludmir. Collection contains family histories, family trees photographs related to the Heller family. Collection also contains photo albums from various schools, including Cheltenham, Lake Junior High, the Talmud Torah, and the Colfax school which were attended by Minnie Heller, Max Heller, and...

Jacob and Charlotte Gordon and their Daughters, circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0013.00016
Overview Jacob and Charlotte Gordon stand in front of a building. In front of them are their daughters, Bess (with a large bow), Baila, and Eleanor. A son born later is not shown in the photograph. Jacob, a schohet (a kosher slaughterer in the Jewish tradition), Talmudic scholar, and later a mohel (one who performs the ritual circumcision), migrated to Denver, Colorado, in 1914 from Russia to join his uncle, Velvel Heller. By 1917 Jacob Gordon saved enough to bring his wife and daughter Bess from Russia...

Jacob Gorden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B281
Overview Collection contains correspondence, and notes related to Jacob Gorden from 1920, documents, and digitized photographs from circa 1900 to 1969..

Milstein and Heller Meat Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: B204
Overview Shul Baer Milstein, the patriarch of the Cotopaxi colony opened his own kosher meat market along with his sons who also worked in the business. Max Milstein died in 1947. Louis Heller was born in 1885 and died in 1960. Louis Heller and his brother Allan mailed Kosher meat to over 50 Jewish families in the west. Collection contains financial records, articles, and accounts of a "riot" between Rabbi Yiddelson and George Ginsburg and Morris Radetsky over the Rabbi's requiring two Shochets instead...

Schachet Mercantile Company, 1982 June 27

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0017.00027
Overview Exterior view of the Schachet Mercantile Company on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The building was originally built as a saloon in 1896, rented by Eli Schachet and his sons in 1918 and served as the headquarters for their meat and fish store until it closed in 1981.

Schachet Mercantile Company, circa 1978

 Item
Identifier: B063.01.0009.00009
Overview Exterior view of the Schachet Mercantile Company on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. The building was originally built as a saloon in 1896, rented by Eli Schachet and his sons in 1918 and served as the headquarters for their meat and fish store until it closed in 1981. Schachet came to Denver for his health and served the Jewish West Colfax neighborhood for many years as a ''schochet'' (ritual slaughterer for kosher meat). With his sons, he expanded his business to include smoked fish...

Shul Baer Milstein Sits with a Long Pipe, circa 1895

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0008.00003
Overview Shul Baer Milstein, wearing a yarmulke and smoking a long pipe, sits at a table with an open Talmud in front of him. A tapestry hangs on the wall behind his chair. Milstein, who immigrated from Russia, was an early leader in Denver's west side Orthodox Jewish community and in Congregation Zera Abraham. He was also a patriarch of the Cotopaxi Colony, an agricultural community located in Cotopaxi, Colorado that failed in 1884. He was a peddler and later opened his own kosher butcher shop.

Shul Baer Milstein Sits with a Long Pipe, circa 1895

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0008.00005
Overview Shul Baer Milstein, wearing a yarmulke and smoking a long pipe, sits at a table with an open Talmud in front of him. A tapestry hangs on the wall behind his chair. Milstein, who immigrated from Russia, was an early leader in Denver's west side Orthodox Jewish community and in Congregation Zera Abraham. He was also a patriarch of the Cotopaxi Colony, an agricultural community located in Cotopaxi, Colorado that failed in 1884. He was a peddler and later opened his own kosher butcher shop.

Shul Baer Milstein Sits with a Long Pipe, circa 1895

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0016.00016
Overview Shul Baer Milstein, wearing a yarmulke and smoking a long pipe, sits at a table with an open Talmud in front of him. A tapestry hangs on the wall behind his chair. Milstein, who immigrated from Russia, was an early leader in Denver's west side Orthodox Jewish community and in Congregation Zera Abraham. He was also a patriarch of the Cotopaxi Colony, an agricultural community located in Cotopaxi, Colorado that failed in 1884. He was a peddler and later opened his own kosher butcher shop.