Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, and other materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado. It also contains some photographs from other states and countries.
Dates: 1790-2006; 1790 - 2006
Overview Benjamin Hoffman was killed in 1943 in the U.S. Navy. His brother Harry received permission to erect a headstone in Golden Hill Cemetery in 1949. Collection contains one framed gold star certificate related to Ben Hoffman from 1945.
Dates: 1945 June 8
File — Box B233.04.0006: Series B233.04 [U186023258834]
Overview (1) Scrapbook compiled by Robert Gamzey, editor of the Jewish News, in 1945 with news clippings from local and national papers all pertaining to the death of General Maurice Rose and one photograph of Rose. Also in the scrapbook is a 1958 study of local Jewish hospitals and a copy of the donation letter from Neil Goldblatt in 2013 donating his grandfather’s scrapbook to Rose Hospital and one photograph of Rose. (1) Scrapbook containing news clippings from local and national papers all...
Overview Emanuel Saltiel was born in Bath, England in 1844 and emigrated to the United States, joining the Confederate army in 1864. In 1866 Saltiel, now a member of the Union army under the name Joseph Isaacs, was court-martialed for treason. He moved to Colorado, became involved with many of the Jewish organizations in Denver as well as businesses such as the Denver Daily Times, and invested in two mines near Cotopaxi, CO, offering to populate them with Jewish farmers and promising high wages, good...
Overview 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
Overview Framed gold star certificate for Ben Hoffman given by the B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge, Number One after the death of Ben Hoffman in World War II. Max Goldberg as President of the Denver Lodge signed the certificate. The certificate contains a passage from the Gettysburg address.
Dates: 1945 June 8
Overview Harry Kadish (1818-1926) was a Russian immigrant who moved to Denver in 1880. He died at the age of 108. Was Russian Cavalry Commander in the Crimean War with Turkey in the 1850s.
Dates: October 20, 1926 - June 24, 2013
Overview This is a letter from Ernest Loeb to his parents Bella and Emil Loeb, written from Germany while Ernest was still stationed there in WWII. Ernest discusses his job prospects after his enlistment is over. He is working on the "Warcrimes commision" in the "trials" which are presumably the Nuremburg Trials. Ernest says "I have personally spoken to Goering, Doenitz, Secretary's of state, Reinhardt, Meissner, Koerner, Kaeppler Bayrhoffer, Neuman and most important of all Schacht. They don't impress...
Dates: circa 1946
Overview This is a letter to Emil Loeb written by his son Ernest Loeb on June 12, 1945. The letter was written when Ernest was in Germany with the U.S. Army. The letter has an associated envelope, with Ernest's rank as a "T/5" [Technician fifth grade], Emil's address, a 6 cent stamp, and is stamped by the U.S. Army Postal Service at 10 AM on June 27, 1945. The letter is written via typewriter on U.S. Signal Corps stationary. In the letter, Ernest talks about pictures that were also enclosed with the...
Dates: 12 June 1945
Overview This is a letter from Ernest Loeb written on June 16, 1945 in Zeitz, Germany. The letter describes Ernest's trip to Darmstadt while he is stationed in Germany in the U.S. Army in Leipzig, presumably written to his parents or brother. Ernest describes his trip with the army. He states "Darmstadt is completely in ruins. I have never seen a more perfect job of destruction. They told me that all that was done in 25 minutes and that 40000 people were killed in that one raid." "Frankfurt...
Dates: 16 June 1945