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Immigrants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 118 Collections and/or Records:

Abarbanel-Altberger

 File — Box B182.01.0001: Series B182.01 [U186018468814]
Identifier: B182.01.0001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal case files from 1921 to 1969.

Abraham Sosne , 1885-circa 1940

 File
Identifier: B111.09.0009.0014
Overview Abraham Sosne (Sosny/Sosna) was born in Russia and moved to the United States in the mid 1880s. He married Rachel Sosne, had several children, and passed away in Denver in 1949. The family owned Capitol Wet Wash Laundry on West Colfax in Denver.

Allied Jewish Federation, between 1970-1979

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0037.00061
Overview Five photographs are printed on a page with captions. Top row left is a picture of the docked ship Kedmah with the caption: ''The end of their journey - Israel.'' Top row middle is an exterior view of General Rose Memorial Hospital with cars and patients in front and the caption: ''Medical Care at its finest.'' Top row right is a picture of a dinner in a large room with three large banner and the caption: ''Fight for Democracy thru Anti-Defamation work.'' Bottom row left is a photograph of...

"Americans by Choice" Distinguished Service Award, 1972-1988

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0004
Overview Folder containes fourteen nomination letters suggesting Maria Lowenstein for the Americans by Choice Distinguished Citizen Award including letter from the DAR and the YWCA. Also included is the citizenship day even program from September 17, 1972 and two newspaper clipplings with Maria mentioned and pictured. Lastly a letter from Henry in 1988 informing the Citizenshp Day committee of his mothers passing in 1982 after they had invited her to the celebration.

Anfenger Family Diaries and Material Culture

 Collection
Identifier: B106
Overview Louis Anfenger was typical of the young Jewish men who migrated to the Colorado Territory in the state's formative years. Born in Bavaria, Anfenger came to the United States in the 1850s and moved to Denver in 1870 to seek his fortune. He became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate as well as a member of the Denver Chamber of Commerce and was later elected to the state legislature in the 1880s. He was a founder of Congregation Emanuel, Denver B'nai B'rith, and National...

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: B090
Overview The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing,...

Baskin Family, 1911-1990

 File
Identifier: B111.01.0001.0020
Overview Rabbi Samuel Baskin served in pulpits in Denver, Salt Lake City, and Brooklyn. His son, Rabbi Bernard Baskin, temporarily replaced Rabbi Herbert Friedman at Temple Emanuel when the latter became a wartime chaplain from 1944 to 1947. He retired after 40 years at a liberal synagogue in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Bernard's wife was Marjorie Schatz, known and admired for her expertise in metallurgy, health care, social service, and Jewish community affairs. Elfrieda Erlich was Marjorie Shatz's...

Box 1, 1948-1999

 File — Box B216.01.0001: Series B216.01 [U186020736134]
Identifier: B216.01.0001
Overview (1) mounted Rocky Mountain Empire Magazine page, 1948; (1) sheet music ''The Ballad of Otto Mears'' (1) letter from Kankakee Federal Savings regarding ballad and (1) supplemental handout about ballad; (1) file folder with photocopies of ''Western States Jewish Historical Quarterly'', clippings from London Jewish Chronicle 1979, photocopy of "Colorado's Littler Big Man: The Early Career of Otto Mears, 1840-1881", and a copy of the Visitors Guide to Colorado's Capitol and a map of the first...

Butler Family, 1935-1965

 File
Identifier: B111.01.0001.0019
Overview Nathan Butler (1849-1935) and his wife Rosa Greenblatt Butler (1859-1936) immigrated with their children Louis and Fanny to the United States from Russia in 1893. They initially settled in Lewiston, Montana, but moved to the mining town of Kendall, Montana, in 1899. During this period, the Butlers had three more children, Dora, Julia, and Lena ("Lee"). Butler opened a successful dry goods store in Kendall in 1901. When the Kendall mines were closed in 1909, the family left to start a homestead...

Collection on Guldman Family and Golden Eagle Dry Goods

 Collection
Identifier: B294
Overview Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. Guldman came to the Colorado mountains in search of silver, but found it more profitable to open the Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville and Cripple Creek. In 1879, Guldman moved to Denver and opened his third and most successful Golden Eagle enterprise, which for many years was Denver's leading popular-price department...