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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from the American Consulate General in Berlin, Germany, 1938 December 31

Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00002

Letter from the American General Consulate in Berlin to Max Loewenstein assigning the family reserve numbers. The reserve numbers were their place on the waiting list to apply for admission to the United States. Reserve numbers 8960, 8961, and 8962 meant they would be allowed to apply for a visa sometime in 1943 or 1944.

Dates: 1938 December 31

Max Lowenstein's Declaration of Intention for Naturalization, 1947 March 15

Identifier: B333.06.0001.0006.00015

A triplicate copy of Max Lowenstein's Declaration of Intention for naturalization. The form is an official U. S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service form filled out with a typewriter and signed By Max Lowenstein and the deputy clerk. The form includes Max's current address, brief physical description, birthplace, where he originally came to in the U. S. and where from, and information on Marie, Karin and Henry. A small photograph of Henry is attached.

Dates: 1947 March 15

Max P. Cowan, 1978

Identifier: B111.02.0002.0018
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...
Dates: 1978

Max Rabbinoff

Identifier: B111.08.0008.0006

Max Rabinoff was a retired grocery clerk when he acted as a Santa Claus to children in the Lincoln Park housing project. He collected broken and worn toys, fixing and donating them to poor and sick children. He was born in Bobroisk Minsk Russia and emigrated from Belarus in 1908. He lived in Denver for 40 years. He was survived by his wife Jenny; four daughters, Celia, Ann, Helen, and Ethel; two sons, Abe and Leo; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Dates: 1879-2008

Morris Strouse , 1886-1977

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0018

Morris Strause was born in Braunsbach, Germany on August 28, 1835. He moved to New York where he married Theresa Holzman and traveled across the US in various merchant positions. He moved to Colorado in search of gold and settled in Grand Junction with his family in 1882 where he began a clothing business, trading furs and skins and incorporating wool when the railroad was built. He passed away in November, 1928 as the Grand Junction's oldest and longest running merchant.

Dates: 1886-1977

Mottel Cohen, 1945-1947

Identifier: B111.02.0002.0012
Abstract Mottel Cohen (1832-1947) was a prominent member of the Denver Jewry, and died at the impressive age of 114 years. Cohen was born in Czarist Russia, and fled from persecution to Argentina during the 1890s with his wife and twelve children. In 1898, the family migrated to New York, and moved to Denver soon after that. During his later years, Cohen was a resident of Beth Israel Home for the Aged, and known for his boisterous nature. Cohen was well-known throughout Denver and the larger Jewish...
Dates: 1945-1947

On Becoming A Westerner: Immigrants And Other Migrants In The American West, 1991

Identifier: B230.03.0003.0003

File folder contains conference script written by Earl Pomeroy about immigrants in the American West.

Dates: 1991

Oral History Interview with Alfred Thal, 1976 October 1

Identifier: B098.01.0001.00004
Abstract "Alfred Thal discusses his immigrant parents' homestead in what was then the U.S. territory of North Dakota, and he provides details about his education, marriage, and employment. Thal mentions his involvement in the Jewish community in Bismarck, North Dakota, and his assistance in building the synagogue there. He also recounts his his work documenting Jewish history, including his recording of a number of oral histories, in North Dakota, and he discusses the process that this work...
Dates: 1976 October 1

Oral History Interview with Bessie Winograd Lewis, 1981 July 24

Identifier: B098.01.0004.00074

Bessie is interviewed about life as a child growing up in La Junta, Colorado.

Dates: 1981 July 24

Oral History Interview with David Eskenazi, 1979 August 22

Identifier: B098.07.0008.00003

Topics covered: Goals of the Jewish Community Center, functions of the center, relationship to other agencies, individual leaders of the center. Index in file: B098.18.0022.0010.

Dates: 1979 August 22