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Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress

Identifier: B124

Ellis and Bessie Ruttman Wedgle were married in Denver in 1914 after a brief courtship.The two arrived in the United States around 1912, Ellis emigrating from Poland and Bessie from Russia. In Denver, Ellis worked as a pawnbroker, and Bessie was a seamstress. They lived in Denver's west-side immigrant community and raised four children there. The collection consists of one item, the wedding dress worn by Bessie Wedgle in 1914.

Box 1, 1948-1988

 File — Box B162.01.0001: Series B162.01; Series B162.02 [U186020736126]
Identifier: B162.01.0001
Overview Three file folders include: Heller family histories, Heller family trees, and newsclippings.

Correspondence, 1920 April-September

Identifier: B375.01.0001.0002
Overview The collection consists of original letters between Dr. Charles Spivak and his family and colleagues during Dr. Spivak's travels to Poland via France in the 1920s. Dr. Spivak was appointed a member of the Joint Distribution Committee's relief unit to study health and sanitation in Europe after World War I.

Eleanor Winograd Judd Correspondence, 1936-2002

Identifier: B266.04.0008.0005
Overview Eleanor Winograd Judd's correspondence, including letters to her father during her trip to Europe in 1936. Also includes her passport used during the trip.

Fred Zadek Salomon , 1872-1978

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0001
Overview Fred Zadek Salomon was born April 10, 1830 in Strelno, Poland and opened the first general mercantile house in Denver in 1959. He fought in the Civil War and was instrumental in the formation of Denver as the major city in the what would become the state of Colorado. Fred was involved with the Denver City Water Company, the Denver Chamber of Commerce, the Denver Town Co., Denver Lodge No. 171, B'nai B'rith, the Merchants Protective Association, the Denver Pacific Railroad, and the Denver...

Genealogical Resources and Maps

Identifier: B395
Overview Contains the Shtetl Atlas which is a compilation of four sets of maps. One is a map of Poland published in 1929 which includes parts of Lithuania and Byelorussia and index of Polish towns and villages. The second is a series of maps of Byelorussia and the Ukraine, published in Astria-Hungary in the mid-nineteenth century. The third and fourth sets of maps of maps are also of Byelorussia and the Ukraine, published by the Soviet Union in the 1980s. The other publication is "Drucker's List," maps...

Harry Goldberg's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1910 January 04

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0053.00001
Overview Handwritten application in ink for admittance to the JCRS for Harry Goldberg. It includes information such as his age (20), his place of birth (Poland), and his occupation (barber). He is single and he has been to a sanatorium before. His nearest relative is his brother, Sam Goldberg, in New York City. On the backside, it is written he had tuberculosis stage III, and he had involvement on both lungs, the left being the worse. He was admitted on February 21, 1910, and he left on May 20, 1910.

Heller Family Papers

Identifier: B162
Overview Max Heller wrote a booklet on the Heller Family and compiled family trees for the Heller and Tajerstein-Auger families. He was born 1915 in the eastern Polish town of Wlodzimierz-Wolynsk also know as Ludmir. Collection contains family histories, family trees photographs related to the Heller family. Collection also contains photo albums from various schools, including Cheltenham, Lake Junior High, the Talmud Torah, and the Colfax school which were attended by Minnie Heller, Max Heller, and...