Jews -- Colorado -- Social life and customs
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Intermountain Jewish News (IJN) is a weekly newspaper serving the Denver-Boulder communities and the greater Rocky Mountain Jewish community (Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, and Montana). The newspaper was founded in 1913 and had a series of editors before being taken over by Robert Gamzey and Max Goldberg in 1943. Since then the newspaper has been owned and operated by the Goldberg family. Max Goldberg served as publisher from 1943-1972 and Miriam Harris Goldberg served as editor and...
Overview Marjorie Hornbein giving a presentation for Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society about the history of Jews in Trinidad.
Dates: 1979 June 26
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.
Dates: circa 1978
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...
Dates: 1978 July 9
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.
Dates: 1978 April 18
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."
Dates: 1976 December 1
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.
Dates: 1977 April 30
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...
Dates: 1978 July 15
Overview Interview covers family memories including the Charsky, Miller, Hornbein and Ellsberg families.
Dates: 1976 October