Skip to main content

Jewish authors

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Articles by Ida Hurwitz, 1959-1981

Identifier: B168.02.0001.0006

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

Beck Archives Rare Book Collection

Identifier: B391

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.

Dates: 1974

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

Books by Jacob Marinoff in Yiddish

Identifier: B420.01.0001.0005

Contains two soft bound books by Jacob Marinoff.

Dates: 1893-1970

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...
Dates: 1957-1980

David Rafflelock, 1926-1977

Identifier: B111.08.0008.0007

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

Exploring Jewish Colorado, circa 1991

Identifier: B230.03.0003.0013

File folder contains materials about Phil Goodstein's book, "Exploring Jewish Colorado". The materials include correspondence and a draft of "Origins - The Jewish 1859ers".

Dates: circa 1991

"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,...
Dates: 2012

Five Stories by Nellie Shwayder

Identifier: B245.02.0005.0001

Digital copy of "Five Stories" by Nellie Swayder. The stories are fictional but set in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: 1967-2002