Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Barbara A. Bloom Papers
Bernard Hurwitz, 1887-1981
Bernard Hurwitz emigrated to Denver from Poland in 1882, his passage paid by the Rothschild family. He was a scholar and teacher, sold Manischewitz matzos for Pesach, and served as president of the Mizrachi Society. He helped found Chevro Mishno for the study of the Scriptures.
Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress
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
Three file folders include: Heller family histories, Heller family trees, and newsclippings.
Box 2: Paintings, c. 1960 - 1979
This box contains four (4) paintings by Fred Veston. They are titled, "The Burning of Cracow [sic]"; "The Blessing of the Moon"; "Nine Jewish Faces"; and, "Two Musicians-Two Dancers." Three (3) of the paintings are oil on canvas (Burning of Cracow, Blessing of the Moon, and Two Musicians-Two Dancers). The fourth painting, Nine Jewish Faces, is a black ink watercolor.
Box 3, 1870-1878
Contains photograph of the six Harris brothers taken in New Jersey and a photocopy of scan of their mother Hannah Levi Hirsch.
Cook Family, 2003 June 4-6
Harry "Herschl" Cook (1865-1911) and Ida "Hinda" Cook (1868-1934) left their shtetl Kamin Koshirsky in Poland for the United States in 1892. The couple and their four children settled in Denver on the advice of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and joine the West Colfax community. The family opened a bathouse called Cook's Baths. The Cook Family Reunion was held July 4-6, 2003, in Denver, Colorado.
Correspondence, 1920 April-September
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
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.