Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 120 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Joseph Solomon was born in Essen, Prussia on May 14, 1840. He moved to Nashville when he was 19 and opened a clothing store there. He married Emma Adler in 1865 and moved to Kentucky 9 years later with their 3 children. They moved again to Denver in 1878, now with 6 children, and Joseph opened a pawn and loan business and helped to found the early Jewish congregations in Denver. He operated a dry goods business for the miners in Alma, CO and owned the "Daisy Mine." He died in 1901 of what the...
Dates: 1880-circa 1992
Overview Julius Basinski authorted 22 pages of reminisences about his life as a merchant in the Montana mining fields. Born in 1844 in Germany, Basinski emigrated in 1866 and dealt in cigars, candy, butter, eggs, calico, and other provisions in various Montana communities, iincluding Helena, Bozeman, and Miles City in the Yellowstone Valley. He sold goods to the U.S. Army, was one of the first book dealers in Miles City, raised sheep, had a banking career, and was noted for his honesty. He later...
Overview Alexander Kagan was born in Paris, France in 1906 to Russian parents. At the age of 14, Alexander began work as a fabric and jewelry designer. He came to the United States in 1922 with his mother Chana (Anna) and his brother Haim Persah (Paul). He worked as a fabric designer in New York and in 1930 he became a US citizen. In 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Pueblo, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1954 and died in the Denver area in 1994....
Scope and Contents Folder contains one typed page of family history written by Josephine Lang Tanzer.
Overview Nathan Lehrman recovered from TB at National Jewish Hospital in Denver. His wife, Rose, traveled on a buckboard wagon to Lafayette, Louisville and other small towns to peddle sewing notions to the farmers. In 1910 the Lehrman family moved to Brighton, Colorado, and opened a general store, Lehrman Mercantile Co. Nathan and Rose had five children: Frances, Abe, Minnie, Sarah, and Cecelia.
Overview Letter from Benjamin S. Cable of the Department of Commerce and Labor to C.D. Spivak. Cable tells Spivak that an immigrant by the name of Rosche Schwartz arrived at the port of New York on the SS Pennsylvania. Cable tells Spivak that JCRS is advised to make arrangements to transfer Schwartz to JCRS so that they can examine her tuberculosis. Cable also says that monthly reports should be sent to him showing the progress of Schwartz’s health.
Dates: 1911 June 15
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Joseph L. Lane. Spivak tells Lane that JCRS would be happy to accommodate Mrs. Schwartz as a patient. Spivak tells Lane that the wait list is long due to limited capacity so JCRS has made a rule to not accept any patient living outside of Denver. Spivak instructs Lane to send Schwartz to Denver sooner than later. Spivak also tells Lane that Mrs. Schwartz may need to wait several weeks before being admitted to JCRS so be sure to supply Schwartz with enough means to...
Dates: 1911 August 8
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Leo Kohn. Spivak included some information that JCRS wired to Kohn regarding Rosche Schwartz’s possible deportation by the Immigration Commissioner in Seattle. Spivak tells Kohn that quick action for an examination is preferred to avoid complications with Schwartz being sent to Denver. Spivak asks Kohn to take her case.
Dates: 1911 June 19
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Wolf. Spivak returned four documents that Wolf previously attached in another letter. Spivak also clarifies the confusion regarding Schwartz’s case. Spivak tells Wolf that Schwartz must be examined in Seattle first and the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives in Seattle was willing to take her case. Spivak also tells Wolf that he did not respond to his letter earlier because he needed to submit it to the JCRS Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1911 July 31
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Wolf. Spivak tells Wolf that JCRS is going to admit Mrs. Schwartz into their sanatorium. Spivak instructs Wolf to send Schwartz to Denver so that she can file her application and wait her turn for admission. Spivak also informs Wolf to supply Schwartz with enough means to live in Denver for a few weeks.
Dates: 1911 August 8