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Material culture

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Family Papers

Identifier: B120
Abstract Collection contains the papers of Ira M. Beck, Peryle Beck, the Hayutin family, the Simui family and records of Central Electric. The Ginsberg family settled on Denver's west side in 1910, and they became an active part of the Orthodox Jewish community. Max Ginsberg prospered in an auto-wrecking and metal business and was a founding member of Congregation Zere Israel. Anne Ginsberg, the daughter of Max and D'vera Ginsberg, married the son of Russian immigrants, business Morris Hayutin, who...
Dates: 1916-2003

JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation Records

Identifier: B353
Abstract The Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation was founded in 2001 with a mission to restore the Beth Jacob Synagogue building and a tent structure on the former campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) in Lakewood, Colorado. The Foundation was dissolved in 2013 due to financial challenges. This collection shows the process and challenges of historic preservation. Collection contains correspondence, architectural and construction information, historical background materials,...
Dates: circa 1957-2012

Jewish Community Center Ranch Camp Records

Identifier: B180
Abstract The Jewish Community Center Ranch Camp is located on 175 acres in the Black Forest near Elbert, Colorado. Ralph Hubbard purchased the land in 1916 and sold it in 1943. His property was a working ranch known as "The Ten Sheep" or "Hubbard Ranch." The Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center of Denver purchased the property in 1952 and the camp opened in 1953. Founded in 1949, Camp Shwayder was the first Jewish camp in Colorado and the first Reform camp in the United States. However, the camp...
Dates: 1966-2021