Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract File contains two (2) photographs, one of Aaron Friedman, and one of Carrie Strauss Friedman, both taken in 1938. Both have a small amount of biographical information written on the back. File also contains the deed of gift from Ralph Silversmith, donating the pictures to the University of Denver Libraries.
Dates: Coverage: 1836-2009
File — Box B182.01.0001: Series B182.01 [Barcode: U186018468814]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of personal case files from 1921 to 1969.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1885-circa 1940
Abstract 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...
Dates: between 1970-1979
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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...
Dates: Other: 1861-1989
Abstract 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,...
Abstract 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...
File — Box B216.01.0001: Series B216.01 [Barcode: U186020736134]
Abstract (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...
Abstract 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...