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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 Trinidad Oldtimers, 1979 July 1

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0003.00053
Overview History of Temple Aaron building and the organization, family histories of coming to Trinidad, Jewish community.

Pueblo Jewish Community Collection

 Series
Identifier: B220
Overview Pueblo, Colorado's Jewish community really solidified in 1886 with the founding of the Hebrew Benevolent Union although Jews had been in Pueblo since the 1870s. The first congregation was started in 1895. In 1900, Temple Emanuel, a reform temple was built and the orthodox later incorporated as B'nai Jacob. In 1950, the United Hebrew Center was formed. Over the century a once sizable Jewish population has dwindled. Temple Emanuel still operates today with about 30 families....

Samuel Ralph Freeman Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: B274
Overview Samuel Ralph Freeman was a lawyer originally from New York. He was assistant to the Colorado Attorney General from 1955-1958, Vice President of the Denver Rio Grande Railroad and later as the assistant to the chancellor at the University of Denver. He was also president of B’nai B’rith. Collection contains memoirs written by Samuel Freeman related Samuel Ralph from 1929 through 2003.

Tillye Levy Box Talk, 1978 April 20

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00026
Overview """Box Talk"" on ""Jewish oral history, a new approach to an old story"" was presented during Jewish Heritage Week. Alby Segall gives a lecture on oral history and its place in Jewish history. Segall then demonstrates how to conduct an oral history by interviewing Tillye Levy (née Shulman).Alby Segall works on two oral history projects in Denver, Colo., one interviewing key leaders in the development of local Jewish social service agencies (sponsored by the Allied Jewish...

Tillye Levy interviewed about Lina (Mrs. John) Elsner, 1979 January 2

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00042
Overview Tillye Levy being interviewed by Alby Segall about Lina (Mrs. John) Elsner.

Town Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: B263
Overview The Town Club was a Denver Jewish social club located in the historic French Renaissance style Crawford Hill Mansion. In 1953, the Club added replaced the gardens with a swimming pool. The Town Club operated from 1947-1989 when due to dwindling membership the Mansion was sold. Collection contains menus, correspondence, by-laws, membership lists, minutes, computerized lists of members and payment of dues, and ephemera related to the Town Club in Denver from 1947 through 1985.

Unitonian Club at Idaho Springs, June 30, 1910

 Item
Identifier: B357.01.00001
Overview This picture features a group of nineteen men and women stand in a street in front of an automobile in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Joe and Betty Alpert are fifth and sixth from the left. The men wear striped knitted caps with a tassel; the women and one man hold Japanese-style umbrellas. A man and a woman are standing behind a brick wall of a multi-storied building. A track runs down the street. The Unitonian Club was a Jewish social club in Denver, Colorado. The text on the photograph reads...

West Side Reunion Skit and Interviews, 1979 July 15

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00044
Overview Recording of a skit performed at the West Side Reunion on July 15, 1979 and oral histories conducted at the event with individuals who grew up on the West Side, reminisces of block parties and neighborhood activities in the 1950s and 1960s. Interviewees discuss the relationship between the West Side and the East Side Jewish communities.

William Silverberg Digitized Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: B357
Overview The collection contains (5) digitized photographs related to William Silverberg, one of which includes his brother Harry. Two pictures feature the Jolly Bachelors' Club, one features the Unitonian Club, one features four people on hourseback, and one features the Park Hill Golf Tournament participants. William Silverberg was born on September 19, 1896, and died in December of 1982. He married Flora Silverberg and had two children, Ric Silverberg and Joan Cahan. Ric Silverberg donated the...