Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 121 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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...
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.
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...
Overview Jacob Hayutin talks about early Denver, Colo. and "West Side" families, including the Hayutins. He chronicles the family's arrival in the United States, and also talks about businesses in Denver. He is imterviewed by his niece Mrs. Peryle Hayutin Beck.
Overview Phil Milstein talks about his growing up in Denver and the Jewish community. Grandfather lived on West Colfax.
Overview The founders of the Ostrover Beth Jacob Synagogue in Denver, Colorado hailed from Ostrov, Poland. The congregation was formally organized in 1908 as Congregation Ostrover Beth Jacob. Their first building was erected on Clay Street, but the synaogogue was later relocated to Federal Blvd. when the congregants outgrew their building and the city built a viaduct over the first building. The congregation remained at Federal Boulevard until 1949, when they relocated to a modest brick building on...
Overview Phil H. Goodstein (1952- ) is a freelance historian who has written articles and books about Colorado and its history including Exploring Jewish Colorado published in 1992. The book covers Jewish history, people and organizations in Colorado. The papers relate to the writing of the book, Exploring Jewish Colorado, and include correspondence, questionnaires, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, photocopies of photographs and illustrations from the book, and a...