Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado, was a pivotal Jewish philanthropic and social service organization in Denver from 1872 through today. This fraternal organization received a charter from the National Order of B'nai B'rith on April 7, 1872. David Kline was the first president and Louis Anfenger was the first secretary. Charles M. Schayer served as president in 1876. The B'nai B'rith Denver Chapter created Colorado's Anti-Defamation League, the Mountain States...
Dates: Majority of material found in after 1950-before 1979; 1872-2018
Overview Biographical information and photos of headstones of Isaac Solomon and other family members.
Overview A cotton American flag with thirteen horizontal stripes, seven red and six white, with 48 white stars on a blue field in the upper left corner. This flag was presented to Israel Smith when he became a U.S. citizen at the age of 21, ca.1927.
Dates: circa 1927
Overview Cantor Jacob Lefkowitz was considered one of the preeminent American-born cantors of the 20th century and composed liturgical music for prayers, psalms, cantatas and recitatives. His first cantorial positon was at Denver's Hebrew Education, where he was cantor from 1941-1957. Jacob Lefkowitz was born in 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cantor Jacob Lefkowitz Cantorial Melodies collection contains three 33rpm 12-inch records with "Cantorial Melodies" composed and sung by Cantor Jacob Lefkowitz.
Dates: circa 1950
Overview Collection contains a wood framed document from the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S. National Headquarters granting Jewish War Veterans, Post #342. Collection also contains Jewish War Veterans minutes, correspondence, programming notices, awards, certificates, membership rosters and financial papers from the Jewish War Veterans, Post #342.
Dates: Other: 1945-1980
Overview File contains an Intermountain Jewish News article titled "Joe Silver is better than Gold", and two programs from the March 15, 2018 event honoring Joe Silver.
Dates: 2018 March
Overview Collection contains scrapbooks, programs, newspaper clippings, plaques, a U.S. Bureau of Customs flag, awards, scrolls and posters related to John E. Streltzer. Humanitarian John E. Streltzer was born in Denver on June 2, 1901, the son of Ben and Rebecca Streltzer in Denver's West Side. He met Sarah Safran in 1923 at a club he had helped organize on the West Side. John and Sarah Streltzer established a wholesale office supply business and he served nearly three terms as a member of...
Overview Alexander Kagan was born in Paris, France in 1906 to Russian parents. At the age of 14, Alexander Kagan began work as a fabric designer and also as a designer of jewelry. His mother Chana (Anna) Kagan, his brother Haim Persah (Paul) and he came to the United States in 1922. He became a citizen in 1930 and was a fabric designer in New York. In 1942 he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Pueblo, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1954 and died in the Denver...
Overview File contains pictures of Larry Loeb from childhood into early adulthood.
Dates: 1954-circa 1975