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Yiddish language

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1907-2007

 File — Box B250.01.0001: Series B250.01; Series B250.02 [Barcode: U186020738039]
Identifier: B250.02.0001

The first Hebrew-Yiddish Dictionary in the United States was compiled by Dr. C. C. Spivak and Sol. Bloomgarden (Yehoash) in 1911.

Dates: 1907-2007

Letter from B. Lorenz to C.D. Spivak, 1909 December 26

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0085.00004

Handwritten letter from B. Lorenz to C.D. Spivak clarifying the mistake about his application as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Lorenz mentions that he is not a doctor, but can speak German and Yiddish fluently, therefore, might be of some service to Spivak. The letter is signed "Ben Lawrence" with the initials of his current residence at the Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium in Colorado Springs.

Dates: 1909 December 26

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz, 1909 December 23

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0085.00003
Abstract Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz replying to Lorenz's inquiry about applying to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a patient. Spivak misinterpreted the letter and addressed Lorenz as"Doctor" and gave him details about employment at JCRS including a wage listed as $25.00 a month including board, lodging and laundry. Spivak also asked Lorenz if he spoke German or Yiddish. He mentions that the Medical Advisory Board will meet after New Year's, therefore, Spivak expected a fast...
Dates: 1909 December 23

Oral History Interview with Amalia Banker, 1978 August 25

Identifier: B098.04.0007.00001

Topics include: Early life and memories, emigration from Jerusalem, emigration to Denver.

Dates: 1978 August 25

Oral History Interview with Dora Perlmutter, 1979 July 29

Identifier: B098.04.0008.00011

Topics include: Born in Russia, father a cattle dealer; married in Russia to Pinchus Perlmutter who was a plasterer/contractor; first children were a set of triplets, one died, now has 5 children; father came to America and brought back money, was killed in WWI; when immigrating the boat ran into a storm and sank, she and her children were saved on a lifeboat but many died; learning the daven; talks about life in Russia and life in Denver.

Dates: 1979 July 29

Oral History Interview with Rose Orland, between 1978-1979

Identifier: B098.04.0008.00021

Interview starts in the middle of a conversation. Rose tells stories of life in Denver.

Dates: between 1978-1979

Samuel Froimovitz, 1932-1985

Identifier: B111.03.0003.0024

Samuel Froimovitz was very active in Denver's Orthodox Jewish community. He was elected as president of the Denver Mizrachi Organization (year unknown), and served on the organization's National Council from 1939-1941. Froimovitz was the first president of the Denver Hebrew Educational Alliance and sat on its executive board until 1933.

Dates: 1932-1985

U.S. Constitution in English and Yiddish, 1913

Identifier: B002.05.0257.00003

This is a small book, which contains the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, "with suppliment "How to Become a Citizen" According to the New Law". All of these texts are in both Yiddish and English, translated side by side. The book was published by the Hebrew Publishing Company in New York, New York in 1913, and translated by Alexander Harkavy.

Dates: 1913

Zivin and Joselewitz Families Correspondence

Identifier: B268

The Zivin and Joselewitz were Russian Jewish immigrant families who settled in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains correspondence, playing cards, news clippings, and Russian booklets related to the Zivin and Joselewitz families from 1900.

Dates: circa 1900-1982