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Frontier and pioneer life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Arizona Jewish Pioneers, 1988

 File
Identifier: B114.01.0001.0002
Overview An article from Arizona Highways magazine documents the Arizona history of prominent Jewish families who were known for their business acumen and public service. One was the family of U.S. senator and presidential candidate Barry Goldwater.
Dates: 1988

Benjamin Draper Collection of Georgetown, Colorado photographs and memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: M023
Overview

The Benjamin Draper (1907-1980) Collection of Georgetown Photographs and Memorabilia includes over 400 photographs with documentation that includes names, events and perspectives. The photographs are views of the historic town of Georgetown, Colorado and photographs of the early pioneers of the mountain area.

Dates: 1864-1952

Berggren, Zellah, 1973 August 6

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Identifier: BPL75-120
Overview Republic County, Kansas, citizens were asked to tell stories of their lives as they lived and remembered them. The program was sponsored by the Belleville Public Library.
Dates: 1973 August 6

Box 3, 2015

 File — Box B321.01.0003: Series B321.01 [U186023261196]
Identifier: B321.01.0003
Overview (1) blue binder contains the research and commentary of Miles Saltiel, "The Cotopaxi Papers, Miles Saltiel, London, 2015."

Miles Saltiel, who is related to Emmanuel Saltiel, has researched and interpreted many of the Cotopaxi documents.
Dates: 2015

Emanuel Saltiel, 1942-1995

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Identifier: b111.09.0009.0003
Overview Emanuel Saltiel was born in Bath, England in 1844 and emigrated to the United States, joining the Confederate army in 1864. In 1866 Saltiel, now a member of the Union army under the name Joseph Isaacs, was court-martialed for treason. He moved to Colorado, became involved with many of the Jewish organizations in Denver as well as businesses such as the Denver Daily Times, and invested in two mines near Cotopaxi, CO, offering to populate them with Jewish farmers and promising high wages, good...
Dates: 1942-1995

Four Alsatian Jewish Families Shape Albuquerque, 2015

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Identifier: B374.01.0001.00015
Overview The booklet is the product of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society's Jewish Pioneer Oral History Video Archive Project, conducted in partnership with the Department of History and the Center for Regional Studies at the University of New Mexico. The booklet is composed of recollections of members of the Mandell, Weiller, Benjamin, and Dreyfuss families.
Dates: 2015

Frank Francone for Colorado Reflections, about 1984

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Identifier: couda-francone
Overview Born in Silver Plume, Colorado, Frank Francone describes his childhood as a shepherd during the early 1900s, living in a homestead and working in the mines, later moving to Goodrich and Montrose with his family, and finally getting a job with Public Service Company in Denver.
Dates: about 1984; Digitization: 2006 January 16

Fred Zadek Salomon , 1872-1978

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Identifier: B111.09.0009.0001
Overview Fred Zadek Salomon was born April 10, 1830 in Strelno, Poland and opened the first general mercantile house in Denver in 1959. He fought in the Civil War and was instrumental in the formation of Denver as the major city in the what would become the state of Colorado. Fred was involved with the Denver City Water Company, the Denver Chamber of Commerce, the Denver Town Co., Denver Lodge No. 171, B'nai B'rith, the Merchants Protective Association, the Denver Pacific Railroad, and the Denver...
Dates: 1872-1978

Goldsmith Family Papers

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Identifier: B313
Overview The Goldsmith brothers Henry and Abraham, and their wives, sisters Clara and Rosa Straus Goodstein came to Denver, Kansas Territory in 1859. The next year, Clara Goldsmith was the first Jewish girl born in Denver. Henry and Clara Straus Goldsmith in Denver, Kansas Territory. Her mother Clara Goldsmith died when she was born and her father Henry, uncle Abraham and aunt Rosa moved to Pueblo, Colorado. She was briefly kidnapped by the Ute Indians, but was traded back for a bolt of calico, flour,...
Dates: 1854-1992

Hanzlick, Charles

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Identifier: codu_95056
Overview Republic County, Kansas, citizens were asked to tell stories of their lives as they lived and remembered them. The program was sponsored by the Belleville Public Library.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined