Jews -- Colorado -- Social life and customs
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Interview discusses the Sanders family, Temple Aaron and Jewish Community in Trinidad, Colorado.
Overview Program put on by Genealogical Society of Hispanic America and Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Association about the Hispano-Crypto Jews of Colorado with guest speaker Dr. Stanley Hordes.
Overview Marjorie Hornbein giving a presentation for Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society about the history of Jews in Trinidad.
Overview Mike Zelinger talks about the startup of the community in Denver as well as the Jewish Community Center (JCC) starting in the early 1920s.
Overview "Edward Blair, curator of Healy House, a museum in Leadville, Colo., answers questions from a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) tour group about the Healy House and Jewish families in Leadville. Minnette Miller, the oldest living Jewish resident of Leadville at that time, talks about growing up in Leadville and what it was like to live there.Minnette Miller taught school in Leadville, Colorado for 25 years and served as the director of the Lake County Department of...
Overview Interview with Aaron Cohen on Feldman Mortuary at 17th and York in Denver, Denver's only Jewish Mortuary since 1936. Interview gives information about Aaron, the history if the mortuary, burial rituals and differences between Orthodox conservative and Reformed.
Overview "Ann Grimes, née Friedman, discusses the early career and later life of her father, Dr. Emanuel Friedman. In the last part of the interview, she describes her life with husband Max Grimes and her travels in Russia."
Overview Four members of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) share their memories of ADL activities. They describe the founding of the ADL Mountain States office in 1941 and the leadership of this office. They also discuss antisemitism in Denver around World War II, Jewish life on the west side of Denver, and Jewish involvement in Colorado politics.
Overview Bessie (Mrs. William) Katchen recounts her life in a Russian village and her emigration to America, alone at the age of 14. She settled in Boston, Mass. and worked in poor conditions in a shoe factory. She talks about coming to Denver, Colo. and her life in early Denver. She also discusses the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society where her uncle was a patient. She married William Katchen and after World War I became a citizen so she could bring her mother to the United States. She also talks...