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Jews -- Colorado -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Charlotte (Lottie) Gold, 1977 August 7

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00015
Overview Interview discusses growing up in Leadville, CO; Jewish community. family, childhood activities; beginning her career as a field worker for National Jewish Hospital.

Oral History Interview with Eugene Farkas, 1978 May 3

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00032
Overview Interview discusses life in Hungary, immigration to Argentina, life in Argentina, immigration to the United States and life in New York and Denver. Contracted tuberculosis in New York, came Denver and was at NJH for about one year.

Oral History Interview with Frayda Ornsten, 1978 July 17

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00038
Overview Frayda Lynn Ornsten (née Blumberg) discusses her childhood, including the Jewish environment, schooling, and family gatherings. She also discusses her two marriages and her education and career in the field of special education. She talks about her father, Ben Blumberg, and her relationship with him. She reflects on changing attitudes, roles, goals of youth, and her philosophy of life. Went to the University of Denver.

Interview Index notes in Release file B098.01.0022.0003

Oral History Interview with Irene Miller Stein, 1978 April 27

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00034
Overview "Irene Stein (née Miller) talks about the Miller family in Denver, Colo. and her father Robert Lazar Miller. She gives extensive details about early life in Denver. She also discusses her life as an artist, media she worked with, and her husband Azriel Stein who founded Pencol Drug Store.Irene Miller (Mrs. Azriel) Stein was born in Denver, Colo. in 1894 and died in Aurora, Colorado in 2000 at the age of 106. Irene Stein was a professional artist well into her 90s. She worked in...

Oral History Interview with Max Grimes, 1976 September 20

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00001
Overview "Max Grimes recounts life in Denver, Colorado, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He discusses the immigration of his ancestors from Russia and Poland to Denver and his father's various attempts to make a living in Denver and Salt Lake City, Utah. Grimes details his boyhood, pastimes, and education in Denver while also discussing numerous Jewish families and businesses in the city in the early 20th century. He also recounts his first and second marriages, his brief time studying at...

Oral History Interview with Max P. Cowan, 1978 August 7

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00016
Overview Max P. Cowan describes his early life in West Denver, including synagogues and rabbis, life in cattle dealing and ranching in Colorado later in his life.

Oral History Interview with Rose Millenson, 1978 March 6

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00024
Overview Rose Millenson talks about life in West Denver and about her relatives in the Greinitz and Goodstein families. He father was from the Cohen family.

Oral History Interview with Rose Stuhlbarg, 1978 August 6

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00039
Overview Rose Stuhlbarg details Jewish life on the West Side of Denver, Colo. She also talks about her parents who emigrated from Russia. Her father practiced folk-medicine and her mother was a midwife. She mentions the Yiddish theater in Denver. She discusses her life after her first husband died, and the Depression years in Denver. Her first husband was murdered while on the Denver Police Force in 1919.

Oral History Interview with Roy Erickson, 1978 May 20

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00031
Overview Roy Erickson is interviewed about his family background. He is also interviewed about his business, Erickson Monuments, and relationship to the Jewish community in Denver.

Oral History Interview with Tillie Flaks, 1978 July 25

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00035
Overview Interview includes early life in Colorado, Jewish organizations, East High School, and her career as a court reporter.Tape 1, Side A Minute 0- Family history and migration Minute 68- Victor, Colorado days 1900-1912; nature of the Jewish community; Jewish-Gentile relations; the observances of Judaism, occupations of men, Jewish identification 209- Moving to Denver, residences, feelings about moving 243- Organizations: 245 BMH, 252 Hadassah, 331- Others Tape 2, Side B (begins at...