Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Topics include: Early life and memories, emigration from Jerusalem, emigration to Denver.
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.
Interview starts in the middle of a conversation. Rose tells stories of life in Denver.
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.
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.
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.