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Synagogues -- Colorado -- Denver

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Documents, 1921-

Identifier: B298.01
Scope and Contents

This series has a copy of the 1921 Affidavit of Incorporation of the Zerah Israel Musach Ashknaz, a certification of the copy, and an envelope from Morris Sapper to Morris Rutland for the Affidavit of Incorporation.

Dates: 1921-

Henry J. Schwartz Scrapbook

Identifier: B413

Henry J. Schwartz was born in Russia and came to New York with his parents. He settled in Denver in 1895 and married Mollie K. Kohn in 1898. Henry Schwartz was an original member of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society board of directors and served as president and vice president of the JCRS. He was also a member of the Town Club. Much of the scrapbook has clipplings on the JCRS, but also on politics, Temple Emanuel, and obituaries for Dr. Philip Hillkowitz.

Dates: 1934-1953

Herman Weinberger, circa 1928-1953

Identifier: B111.10.0010.0003

Born in 1844, and descended from Hungarian and Galician families, Weinberger emigrated to the U.S. in 1888, folowing several years of teaching, brewery management, cattle trading and farming. In Denver he worked as a clerk and grocer, residing on Market Street. Herman and his wife Nettie were founders of B.M. H. Synagogue. A stained glass window was created in their honor at B.M. H. in 1953, by their children.

Dates: circa 1928-1953

JCPL Oral History with Susan and Bernie Goldman , 2010 November

Identifier: B353.05.0001.0026

Correspondence with Jefferson County Public Library regarding the oral history project and transcript of oral history with Bernie and Susan Goldman. 3D model of the synagogue is mentioned in the interview, B353.10.0005.00001.

Dates: 2010 November

JCRS Isaac Solomon Synagogue (Lakewood, CO.), 2001

Identifier: B115.01.0001.0014
Scope and Contents

File contains a newpaper clipping of an article, a copy of a newspaper article, and typed background information about JCRS's Isaac Solomon historic synagogue.

Dates: 2001

Judd Family Papers

Identifier: B088
Abstract The Judd Family papers trace the involvement of the Judd family in the construction industry which began with Abraham Judelowitz who arrived in Denver in the 1880s and was instrumental in the building of the first Beth haMedrosh (BMH) Synagogue. His son, Samuel Judd was born in Denver in 1892 and began as an architect and engineer at the Bureau of Reclamation in 1918. He selected sites and designed many large dams, including Hoover dam. He was the city planner for Boulder City, Nevada and...
Dates: 1865-2009

National Register of Historic Places, 1980

Identifier: B353.04.0001.0021

Nomination form and attached documents for National Register of Historic Places.

Dates: 1980

Oral History Interview with Albert and Betty Barmatz, 1981 August 5

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00009

Interview covers the reasons for breaking away from BMH, the early days of Rodef Shalom, Rabbis getting new members, the school, the Sisterhood and the Men's Club, the congregation's Board, and the schism (division) within the congregation.

Dates: 1981 August 5

Oral History Interview with Dorothy and Ernest Cassel, 1981 July 24

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00008

Interview covers Ernest fleeing Germany in 1939 for Shanghai, eventually coming to the US in 1949; focus is on founding of Rodef Shalom and history since; separating from BMH.

Dates: 1981 July 24