Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Jews, East European

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

A Pioneering Legacy: An Early History of the Jews of Colorado, 1987

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0012.00004
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish pioneers and histories of Jewish influence in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with descendents of Jewish pioneers.

Altman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B306
Overview The families who settled in the failed agricultural colony of Cotopaxi included the Shames and Altman families. A Shames daughter, Yente, was married to Joe Washer who died soon after leaving Cotopaxi. Yente later married Moshe Yosef Altman. The Altman and Prezant family members were among the incorporators of Congregation Zera Abraham. In fact, the congregation was first organized at the home of Moses Joseph and Annie Shames Altman on West Colfax Avenue in 1887. In 1907, Moses and Annie Shames...

Barbara A. Bloom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B409
Overview Sam Bloom was born in Denver, Colorado in 1911. His parents were Pizer and Ida Strait Bloom. Pizer was born in Poland in 1885 and Ida was born in New York City in 1894. The couple opened Downing Coal and Feed store in Denver, Colorado. Sam Bloom married Lillian Gershowitz in 1937 at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. They became the parents of three children: Alan Bloom, Barbara Bloom, and Marshall Bloom. Sam Bloom and his parents grew Downing's Hardware Store into the largest appliance store in...

Box 1, 1903-1919

 File — Box B171.01.0001: Series B171.01 [U186020738437]
Identifier: B171.01.0001
Overview Contains Colorado Correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office, the Colorado committee, and various groups. It also contains correspondence from two directors of the Colorado IRO committee. The correspondence is arranged into seven series: 1. Jewish Relief Society, 1903-1911. 2. Central Jewish Aid Society, 1916. 3.Jewish Social Service Bureau, 1913-1915. 4. NJH, JCRS, and B'nai B'rith, 1906-1919. 5. Milton M. Schayer, 1907-1914. 6. Lessy Levy, 1906-1907 7. John Livington Paper on IRO,...

Channah Milstein Wearing a Kerchief, 1910

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0047.00001
Overview Head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Channah Milstein wearing a traditional kerchief or tichel head covering. She was a member of the Jewish "Glazierlach" clan and a Cotopaxi colonist before moving to Denver's west side Orthodox Jewish Community. Channah Milstein was known for her personal commitment to charity in Denver's west-side East European immigrant Jewish community as she urged residents to contribute to her collections of food, clothing, and money for the needy.

Dora Edelman Spivakofsky, between 1880-1910

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0008.00097
Overview Studio portrait of Dora Edelman Spivakofsky, mother of Dr. Charles Spivak.

Immigration Documents and Portrait of the Dolinsky Family, between 1900-1920

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00019
Overview Composite photograph featuring a Polish passport and document along with a Dolinsky family portrait. The portrait photograph includes: Nechama (Mollie) Dolinsky Goldberg, her father and two brothers. This composite photograph was probably taken in the 1970s, however the documents and portrait date to around 1910.

Immigration Documents and Portrait of the Dolinsky Family, between 1900-1920

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00017
Overview Composite photograph featuring a Polish passport and document along with a Dolinsky family portrait. The portrait photograph includes: Nechama (Mollie) Dolinsky Goldberg, her father and two brothers. This composite photograph was probably taken in the 1970s, however the documents and portrait date to around 1910.

Industrial Removal Office Colorado Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: B171
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...

Irene Miller Stein Family Objects, Artwork, and Other Material

 Collection
Identifier: B173
Overview Irene Miller (Mrs. Azriel) Stein was a professional artist well into her 90s. She was the daughter of Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, both pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In 1921 she married Azriel Stein, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaina native and they had a son Stanley. Azriel Stein founded, owned, and operated Pencol Drug Store on the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue in Denver. The collection contains papers, objects, scrapbooks that belonged to Robert Lazar Miller and...