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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Ida Hurwitz Papers

Identifier: B168
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1887-1986

Ida Uchill Papers

Identifier: B169
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1957-1980

Jennie Charsky Spivak, 1897-1965

Identifier: B250.01.0001.0005

Folder contains articles on Jennie Charsky Spivak about her 95th birthday at American Medical Center (successor to JCRS), copy of page from Representative Women of Colorado with Jennie Spivak, and an obituary. Also, a publication titled "The Greatest Effort of his Life" from September 1897.

Dates: 1897-1965

Leonid Heifets Papers

Identifier: B363
Abstract Leonid B. Heifets was born 1926 in what is now Belarus. Dr. Heifets began his medical training at age 16, obtaining an MD, PhD and ScD. He participated with the World Health Organization as a member of Russian medical expeditions to the Congo in 1960 and 1962. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and was employed by the National Jewish Hospital as head of the Mycobacteriology laboratory for 32 years. In 1994 and 1994 he went to Botswana and South Africa as an American expert on...
Dates: 2009-2014

Max P. Cowan, 1978

Identifier: B111.02.0002.0018
Abstract Max P. Cowan (1907-1978) was born in in Poland and brought to Denver by his parents when he was one year old. Cowan attended the University of Denver and the Colorado School of Mines. After moving to Salt Lake City, Utah, Cowan married Sara Lee Guss in 1931. Cowan was a cattleman, and a charter member of the National Cattleman Association. He was a prominent member of the Rocky Mountain Jewish community, and served on a number of organizations, including the United Jewish Council. Cowan was...
Dates: 1978

"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

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

Photographs of Jacob (Jack) Marinoff, circa 1915 - 1948

Identifier: B420.01.0001.0001

Contains seven photographs of Jacob Marinoff.

Dates: circa 1915 - 1948

Rabbi Judah (Yehudah) Leib Ginsburg, 1931-1957

Identifier: B111.04.0004.0005
Abstract Rabbi Judah (Yehudah) Leib Ginsburg (1888-1945) was born in Dvinsk (Daugavpils), Latvia, and came to the United States to settle in New York in 1931. Ginsburg was married to Etta Ginsburg, and the couple had two children, Moisha and Yudis. He contracted tuberculosis in New York and traveled to Denver for treatment at the Jewish Consumptive's Relief Society, where he was admitted on February 3, 1932. Ginsburg's wife and children soon followed to Denver, where the family ultimately settled....
Dates: 1931-1957

Rabbi Samuel Adelman Papers

Identifier: B223
Abstract Rabbi Adelman was a member of the executive committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and in 1949 he was honored by Gov. Alfred Driscoll of New Jersey for his civil rights leadership. He came to BMH in Denver in 1957 ushering in a new era for the congregation focusing on civil rights, Soviet Jewry and disability rights. He also wrote a book of religious poetry. Collection contains a book by Rabbi Samuel Adelman, titled “Windows to My Soul” and a book in memorial to Rabbi Samuel Adelman,...
Dates: 1963-1967