Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies.
Overview This collection was created to contain rare books in the Beck Archives not associated with a collection. It currently includes one autographed copy of the play "Zalmen or The Madness of God" by Elie Wiesel.
Overview Portrait of Ben Glass (at left) and H. Leivick (the pen name of Leyṿiḳ Halpern or Leivick Halper), Yiddish poet. Both men were patients at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Ben Glass was a printer at the JCRS bindery from 1928 to 1978 when it closed. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish working men along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. It was located on West...
Scope and Contents Folder contains hand-written story from 1935 written for a job which he did not get because he was Jewish. Tom Noel suggested he donate a copy.
File — Box B169.0001: Series B169.01 [U186020760515]
Overview Ida Libert Uchill was born in 1917 on a farm outside of Denver, Colorado to Paul and Fannie Pepper Libert. She died in Maryland in 2014. She was the author of Pioneers, Peddlers and Tsadikim: The Story of Jews in Colorado which was published in 1957 and a third edition published in 2000. She was an English teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School before teaching English at George Washington High School for seven years. In the fall of 1976 Ida Uchill returned to Thomas Jefferson High School where...
Overview Editor of The Echo Publishing Company, which published "The Echo: Colorado's Magazine of Comment and Art" and founder of the Natinal Writers Club which gave help and advice to unknown writers, Rafflelock also founded one of the first writers' colonies in the U.S. He was inducted into the Literary Hall of Fame.
Overview "Before she knew what a calorie was, Karen Kataline was allowed to have only five hundred of them. She was seven. Forced into the spotlight by her weight-obsessed mother, Kataline spent her childhood trapped in a world of pageants, performances, and perpetual hunger. In a subconscious attempt to cover herself, Kataline tells us her story of eventually using food and weight-gain to shield herself from the eyes that roved her."Amid heated controversy about the obesity epidemic, food...
Overview Digital copy of "Five Stories" by Nellie Swayder. The stories are fictional but set in Denver, Colorado.
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. She was a member of the prestigious Colorado Authors League and was active in the Jewish American Women Writers. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies. She also did genealogical research. Relatives included the...
Overview Ida Libert Uchill was born in 1917 on a farm outside of Denver, Colorado to Paul and Fannie Pepper Libert. She died in 2014. Her family on her paternal side arrived in Denver via the port of Galveston in about 1911. In junior high she was a columnist in the childen's section of the Denver Post. Ida Uchill graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in jouranalism and history and became a writer and journalist, specializing in Colorado Jewish history. She was the author of Pioneers,...