United States -- Emigration and immigration
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The history of the Saliman family in the Denver area dates to the immigration of the family patriarch Paul Michael Saliman (known as Michael.) As did most Jewish families, Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west...
Dates: Other: 1874-2000
Abstract The Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society was known as the JCRS and was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1904 as a non-sectarian sanatorium to treat tuberculosis (TB) patients, free of charge, in all stages of the disease. The society was one of the leading tuberculosis sanatoria in the country at the turn of the century founded by a group of immigrant Eastern European Jewish men, many of whom were themselves victims of TB. Headed by Dr. Charles Spivak as Secretary (1904-1927) and by Dr. Philip...
Dates: 1897-1989; Majority of material found within 1904-1973
Abstract Max Rabinoff was a retired grocery clerk when he acted as a Santa Claus to children in the Lincoln Park housing project. He collected broken and worn toys, fixing and donating them to poor and sick children. He was born in Bobroisk Minsk Russia and emigrated from Belarus in 1908. He lived in Denver for 40 years. He was survived by his wife Jenny; four daughters, Celia, Ann, Helen, and Ethel; two sons, Abe and Leo; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Abstract Both Hil and Ida Hecht Tempelhof were natives of Constantine, Poland. They were married in Constantine in 1919. Hil Tempelhof began his long immigration journey while Ida remained with her parents in Poland. It was seven years before the couple was reunited in Juarez, Mexico. Hil Tempelhof went from Poland to Spain to South America. In Buenos Aries he became a much in demand tailor and designer of men’s suits. Evelyn, the eldest of the Tempelhof’s three daughters was born in Juarez, Mexico. The...
Abstract A large Jewish family emigrated from Wilna, Lithuania. Sam Miller was born in 1872 and died in Wyoming in 1946. The family emigrated when Sam Miller was nine. Sam's brothers Robert Lazar and Joseph Miller also went into the cattle business. Joseph Miller was the father of Israel Miller and the grandfather of Micky Miller. The collection contains newsclippings, and documents relating to Sam Miller's ranch and cattle business. Document includes a brand certificate, loan from Ben Melnick,...
Abstract Topics include: Early life and memories, emigration from Jerusalem, emigration to Denver.
Dates: 1978 August 25
Abstract Topics include: Family background in Russia, father a tailor, family got sick in the epidemic in Russia and died when Barney was 14, resisted Czarist Russia and the draft so left for America, worked as tailor, life in New York, attachment to Russia clothes and ways.
Dates: 1979 July 20
Abstract Topics covered: Family background in Austria, father was a Rabbi, 9 children, 3 sons all became rabbis; fleeing Austria after Hitler took power, end of family in Europe; memories of life in Austria, came to America in 1910, first in family to come, came to New York first for 3 years, missed the mountains and came to Denver; became a sewing teacher at a factory, efforts in Denver to unionize, always working in a clothing factory, move to ready to wear made it harder to make a good living; life...
Dates: 1980 February 20
Abstract Topics covered: Came to Denver from Warsaw, Poland in 1922; worked in garment factory in Poland, couldn't find job in Denver, ended up working in a Jewish restaurant- Rosen's, married a cattle dealer and farmer from Longmont; Jewish farm life; moved family to Denver; memories of WWI in Poland, desperation, starvation, no contact with their father during war who had come to US in 1913.
Dates: 1979 August 24