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Jews -- Colorado -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Intermountain Jewish News Records

 Collection
Identifier: B172
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...
Dates: 1951-1973

Marjorie Hornbein on the Jewish History of Trinidad, 1979 June 26

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0003.00058
Overview Marjorie Hornbein giving a presentation for Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society about the history of Jews in Trinidad.
Dates: 1979 June 26

Mike Zelinger on Jewish Community Center, circa 1978

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00019
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

Minnette Miller and Edward Blair at Leadville, Colorado, 1978 July 9

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00033
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

Newspaper Photocopies and Miscellaneous, 1906-2013

 Series
Identifier: B220.02
Overview Photocopies of newspaper articles regarding people and events in the Pueblo Jewish community; United Hebrew Center Calendar, and misc. papers.
Dates: 1906-2013

Oral History Interview with Aaron Cohen, 1978 April 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00023
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

Oral History Interview with Ann Friedman Grimes, 1976 December 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00012
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

Oral History Interview with Anti-Defamation League ''Oldtimers.'', 1977 April 30

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00010
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

Oral History Interview with Bessie Katchen, 1978 July 15

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00037
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

Oral History Interview with Charlotte Frumess Miller, 1976 October

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00025
Overview Interview covers family memories including the Charsky, Miller, Hornbein and Ellsberg families.
Dates: 1976 October