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Temple Aaron (Trinidad, Colo.)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Temple Aaron was built in 1889 for Congregation Aaron that was made up of Jews from Colorado and New Mexico. The Victorian-Moorish synagogue was designed by architect Isaac Hamilton Rapp, who went on to help develop the "Santa Fe Style" of architecture. Source: Hornbein, M. The Jewish Brothers of Trinidad (Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Notes ; Volume 2, Number 3 (October 1979) page 1-4). Niederman, Sharon Temple Aaron [website] retrieved 9/10/2014.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Beatrice Sanders on Temple Aaron, 1979 May 12

Identifier: B098.01.0003.00064

Interview discusses the Sanders family, Temple Aaron and Jewish Community in Trinidad, Colorado.

Dates: 1979 May 12

Oral History Interview with Beatrice Sanders, 1983 June 11

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00111

Interview covers Beatrice “Bee” and Gilbert Sanders, their family, Temple Aaron and the Jewish Community in Trinidad.

Dates: 1983 June 11

Oral History Interview with Trinidad Oldtimers, 1979 July 1

Identifier: B098.01.0003.00053

History of Temple Aaron building and the organization, family histories of coming to Trinidad, Jewish community.

Dates: 1979 July 1

Temple Aaron, 1969 September 17

Identifier: B063.06.0014.00019

Exterior view of Temple Aaron during its 80th Anniversary celebration in Trinidad, Colorado.

Dates: 1969 September 17