Jewish families -- New Mexico
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Dorothy (Dottie) Bernheim Shipman was born in Pueblo, CO in 1918 to Isadore Bernheim and Edith Weil Bernheim David. She was the great-grandaughter of Clara Goldsmith Weil: the first Jewish baby girl born in Colorado. She received her BFA from the University of Denver, married and divoced Clifford Stanely Shipman and moved from Denver to Texas, California, and finally Boise, ID. She was active in working with the ADA to increase accessibility, especially with regards to the hard of hearing. She...
Overview The Goldsmith brothers Henry and Abraham, and their wives, sisters Clara and Rosa Straus Goodstein came to Denver, Kansas Territory in 1859. The next year, Clara Goldsmith was the first Jewish girl born in Denver. Henry and Clara Straus Goldsmith in Denver, Kansas Territory. Her mother Clara Goldsmith died when she was born and her father Henry, uncle Abraham and aunt Rosa moved to Pueblo, Colorado. She was briefly kidnapped by the Ute Indians, but was traded back for a bolt of calico, flour,...
Overview The first Jewish families arrived in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1878 and Congregation Monefiore was formed in 1884. J. E. Rosenwald Lodge, No. 545, I.O.B.B was organized in 1902, the second B'nai B'rith Chapter in New Mexico. The collection contains a stamp press with the corporate seal, two ledgers with Minutes (1902-1970), and two ledgers with financial information, including dues payments by members (1902-1980).
Overview The booklets are the product of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society's Jewish Pioneer Oral History Video Archive Project, conducted in partnership with the Department of History and the Center for Regional Studies at the University of New Mexico. The booklets are composed of recollections of the family members. The "Jewish Pioneers of New Mexico" (2003) is an exhibit catalogue from an exhibit at the Museum of New Mexico.