Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Ida Uchill Papers
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...
Found in: Special Collections and Archives / Ida Uchill Papers
Jennie Charsky Spivak, 1897-1965
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.
Leonid Heifets Papers
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...
Max P. Cowan, 1978
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...
"Menshelakh un stsenes : zekhtsen tseykhenungen tsu shlum-elikhms verk" or "Menshelakh and scenes: sixteen drawings to Sholem Aleichem works", 1922
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...
Oral History Interview with David Rafflelock, 1985 March 21
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
Contains seven photographs of Jacob Marinoff.
Dates: circa 1915 - 1948
Rabbi Judah (Yehudah) Leib Ginsburg, 1931-1957
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....
Rabbi Samuel Adelman Papers
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,...
Rabbi Stanley M. Wagner Papers
Abstract Stanley M. Wagner was born in 1932 in Brooklyn, New York and received his rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University. He was the spiritual leader of BMH-BJ from 1972-1997. He received 6 post graduate degrees, founded the University of Denver's Center for Judaic Studies in 1975, and co-founded the Mizel Museum of Judaica in 1982. From 1970-1972, he was the executive vice-president of the Religious Zionists of America - Mizrachi. He was director of the Center for Judaic Studies from 1975...
Dates: Other: 1950-2002