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Jewish authors

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Articles by Ida Hurwitz, 1959-1981

Identifier: B168.02.0001.0006
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1959-1981

Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish Poet, 1933

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00005
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1933

Bennett M. Wayne, 1935-1986

Identifier: B111.10.0010.0001
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.
Dates: 1935-1986

Box 1, 1957-1980

 File — Box B169.0001: Series B169.01 [Barcode: U186020760515]
Identifier: B169.01.0001
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1957-1980

David Rafflelock, 1926-1977

Identifier: B111.08.0008.0007
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1926-1977

"Fatlash! Food Police & the Fear of Thin: A Cautionary Tale" by Karen Kataline, MSW, 2012

Identifier: B351.03.0005.0005
Abstract "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...
Dates: 2012

Five Stories by Nellie Shwayder

Identifier: B245.02.0005.0001
Abstract Digital copy of "Five Stories" by Nellie Swayder. The stories are fictional but set in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1967-2002

Jennie Charsky Spivak, 1897-1965

Identifier: B250.01.0001.0005
Abstract Three books of poetry by Jennie Charsky Spivak and an obituary. Also a publication titled "The Greatest Effort of his Life" from September 1897.
Dates: 1897-1965

"Menshelakh un stsenes : zekhtsen tseykhenungen tsu shlum-elikhms verk" or "Menshelakh and scenes: sixteen drawings to Sholem Aleichem works", 1922

Identifier: B333.08.0008.0002
Abstract "Menshelakh and scenes: sixteen drawings to Sholem Aleichem works" contains sixteen illustrations by Rachel Szalit-Marcus that depict charaters and scenes from Sholem Aleichem's works. Also in the Lowenstein collection are four original signed lithographs by Rachel Szalit-Marcus, three of which are the originals for this publications. Though the relationship between Maria Lowenstein and Rachel Szalit-Marcus is unknown, Marcus' works mixed in with Maria Lowensteins indicates a relationship...
Dates: 1922

Oral History Interview with David Rafflelock, 1985 March 21

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00126
Abstract Topics covered include David Rafflelock’s career as a writer, involvement in the National Writers Club, and his career as the editor of The Echo Publishing Company, which published "The Echo: Colorado's Magazine of Comment and Art."
Dates: 1985 March 21