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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Allan Hurst, 1951

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0015

Dr. Hurst specialized in tuberculosis at National Jewish Hospital in Denver. In 1950, he was invited by the Workers' Sick Fund (Histadrut) to spend four weeks in Israel studying the problem of tuberculosis. He visited hospitals and clinics throughout the country, studied the immigrant problem, and conferred with groups handling tuberculosis patients.

Dates: 1951

Ernest, Dorothy, Larry, and Ron, June 1956-July 1959

Identifier: B407.01.0001.0008.00005

File contains six (6) photographs of the Loeb Family, Ernest, Dorothy, Larry, and Ron, between June 1956 and July 1959. Two photos show the family all together, and the other four only show Ron and Larry.

Dates: June 1956-July 1959

Ernest Loeb - US Army - WWII, circa 1944

Identifier: B407.01.0001.0008.00001

Photograph of Ernest Loeb and five other soldiers in uniform. Ernest is the man on the lower right, squatting. The back of the photograph reads "I'm ready to take a shit! (Don't send this picture home.)". Photograph is in black and white and was most likely taken around 1944.

Dates: circa 1944

Fannie Pepper Libert on a Ship to the United States, 1914

Identifier: B063.05.0038.00038

Fannie Pepper Libert, woman without a hat, stands in a group of twelve Jewish immigrants on board a merchant ship from Hamburg, Germany to Galveston, Texas. Fannie continued onto Denver, Colorado to join her brother William Pepper.

Dates: 1914

Fashion Bar and Levy Family Papers

Identifier: B097
Abstract Siblings Hannah, Jack and Edward Levy immigrated to America in the 1920s. Jack Levy came to America in 1923, headed to Denver, and began working at his uncle's business, Hilb and Company. Edward Levy reached Denver in 1925 and also started working for Hilb and Company, eventually becoming the president. After working in New York City for 20 months at menial jobs, Hannah moved to Denver in the fall of 1927. Jack started as a traveling salesman for the Hilb company and Hannah as a shop-girl at...
Dates: 1938-1993; Coverage: 1900-1993

Fred Rosenstock , 1976-1980

Identifier: B111.08.0008.0016

Rosenstock was a well-known book seller and art collector who specialized in Western U.S. history. Through his private libraries and art collections, he contributed to the growth of the DPL Western history Department and other institutions. A biography of Rosenstock is entitled "Fred Rosenstock: A Legend in Books and Art."

Dates: 1976-1980

From Cotopaxi to Denver: Immigrant Jewish Farmers Become American Urban Community Leaders, 2010

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00009

History of the ill-fated Cotopaxi Colony of Jewish immigrants in Colorado. Brief biographies of the families involved and their contribution to Denver and Colorado after they left the colony.

Dates: 2010

Graham Susman , 1950-1984

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0020
Abstract Graham Susman was born in 1904 in Leeds, England and moved to Denver at the age of 5 with his family. He graduated from the University of Denver's Law School in 1926 and opened a law firm in Denver. He was an active member of the Jewish community and served on the board of the Columbine Lodge for several years. He was president of the B.M.H Synagogue and was a member of the Board of Trustees of hte National Asthma Center. He married Helen Mae Eber in 1934 and passed away in 1991 leaving two...
Dates: 1950-1984

Harry Hoffman, 1994

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0013
Abstract The son of Russian immigrants Fanny and Morris Hoffman, Harry helped out in his parents' grocery store, sold newspapers, and left school at age 14 to work full time in the family businesses (groceries and clothing). He married Lillian Butler in 1935. Later, Lillan founded the Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviety Jewry. Self-taught and well-read, Hoffman learned all about liquor and wine as he opened a liquor business in 1937. Four years later, Harry Hoffman Liquors was the leading...
Dates: 1994

Henry Frank, circa 1900

Identifier: B111.03.0003.0018
Abstract Henry Frank (1836-1916) was born in Obbach, Bavaria, to Mayer and Caroline Frank. He left for the United States at the age of eighteen in 1854 and began as a peddler in New York. He moved to Cincinnatti to briefly work as an apprentice in the textile buisiness before moving to St. Joseph, Missouri in 1856 to work in a retail clothing business. Frank joined a party of people headed to the Colorado area in search of gold, but were unsuccessful and returned to St. Joesph. Frank fought in the...
Dates: circa 1900