Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. Guldman opened the successful chain of Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville, Cripple Creek and Denver. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. The collection consists largely of business records including correspondence, ledgers, journals, and financial papers related to the Golden Eagle stores.
Dates: 1800-1980; 1879-1941
Overview Lipa Feingold moved to Denver in 1908 with his family and they resided in the city's west Colfax East European Jewish community. Feingold worked as a jeweler, but he composed musical compositions and lyrics in English and Yiddish in his spare time. In 1925 he left Denver for New York City to pursue his musical career in Tin Pan Alley. The collection consists of a number of Feingold's sheet music, bulletins and jewelry patents.
Dates: 1909 - 1942
Overview Collection contains family documents and material objects related to the Loeb Family. Many of these items relate directly to the Holocaust and WWII. Important items include German passports and IDs, documents relating firsthand accounts of WWII and the Holocaust, photographs from before, during, and after the war, including photographs of Ernest Loeb as a US soldier in Germany, Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star Medal, scrapbooks, early German school report cards, and Jewish books of scripture.
Overview Series contains digital copies of 3 newspaper articles about Arnold Hayutin and his drugstores, copy of his obituary, letter to customers about the closing of The Drugstore, Arnold Hayutin's business card from The Drugstore, Arnold Hayutin's pharmaceutical board certification and the first dollar The Drugstore made as well as photographs of 3 objects: Health Mart mug, Health Mart paperclip holder and Arnold Hayutin's acrylic desk nameplate.
Overview Covers early life on the West Side of Denver and the 11th Street colony.
Dates: 1980 April 1
Overview Topics covered: Father died when he was six; served in WWI for the Russian Army on the front line; 1920 Russian civil war starts, white army killed Jews; leaves for US paying many bribes to get out; comes through Elis Island, goes to Baltimore where uncle was and later to DC; gets TB and comes to Denver for treatment with wife and 18 mo. old child, in Denver diagnosed as asthmatic; worked in produce sales, talks about JCRS jobs; lost only son in World War II; feelings on Jewish community; early...
Dates: 1979 July 25
Overview "Henry Michael shares his early recollections of growing up in Denver in the early years of the 19th century. He also provides a portrayal of his grandfather, Louis Anfenger, and some of his accomplishments as one of the Jewish communal leaders in Denver, as well as his memories of the elder Anfenger’s house at 2900 Champa Street in the Curtis Park neighborhood. With clarity, Henry relates dates and addresses of the various places where he lived in Denver, and describes some of the...
Dates: 1982 March 15
Overview Subjects cover early Jewish life, working in the tavern business, difficulty finding a job with a Jewish name, Congregation Shearith Israel and Klu Klux Klan.
Dates: 1980 April 1
Overview J. Harold Saks was the first director of the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Regional Office, and in this oral history he discusses the Jewish community in Colorado, primarily focusing on the 1920s through the 1940s. He describes anti-Semitism in Colorado during this period, and he details the activities of Jewish organizations and religious leaders, including the formation of the Mountain States chapter of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). In addition, Saks talks about the experiences...
Dates: 1977 June 6