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Poland

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara A. Bloom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B409
Overview Sam Bloom was born in Denver, Colorado in 1911. His parents were Pizer and Ida Strait Bloom. Pizer was born in Poland in 1885 and Ida was born in New York City in 1894. The couple opened Downing Coal and Feed store in Denver, Colorado. Sam Bloom married Lillian Gershowitz in 1937 at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. They became the parents of three children: Alan Bloom, Barbara Bloom, and Marshall Bloom. Sam Bloom and his parents grew Downing's Hardware Store into the largest appliance store in...

Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress

 Collection
Identifier: B124
Overview

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.

Box 3, circa 1875

 File — Box B411.02.0003: Series B411.02 [U186023257367]
Identifier: B411.02.0003
Overview Contains photograph of the six Harris brothers taken in New Jersey and a photocopy of scan of their mother Hannah Levi Hirsch.

Correspondence, 1920 April-September

 File
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

 File
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

 File
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

 Collection
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...