Europe, Eastern -- Emigration and immigration
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Adolf Goldhammer was born 1847 in Hungary and immigrated to Denver, Colorado in 1885 with his wife Betta and sons Abe and Jacob. He operated a liquor store and saloon hall that was often used as a meeting place for the Jewish community to hold meetings, plays and other cultural events. Collection consists of one stoneware whiskey jug from Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors. Painted in blue on front: "Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors 2633 W. Colfax Ave. Phone Main 7761 - -...
Dates: circa 1900
Overview Joseph Chappel was born in Slonim, Belarus in 1903 and died in Denver in 1992. A history in Yiddish of the town of Slonim, Belarus. contains information and photographs of the Chappell family. The national Canteen Company is vending machine company. The Canteen Company of Colorado was started in Denver by Joseph Chappell when he became a distributor in Denver, Colorado in 1933. His son William Chappell also managed the Canteen Company of Colorado. The bound copies of "Canteen News" 1937-1951,...
Overview Moses-Isaac and Faye Rosenthal Goodstein arrived in Denver 1872 after fleeing from Russia Poland to London. Moses-Isaac Goodstein worked for his brother in law Philip Rosenthal in the Swansea Smelting Works and the Denver Rolling Mills. Abraham Grienetz escaped conscription into the Russian Army and moved to Denver. He married Faye Goodstein in 1910 and began a grocery store near the current location of Mile High Stadium. Joe Cohen came from New York’s Lower East side and married Masha in...
Dates: circa 1885-1970
Overview 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
Overview Joseph Gass (1870-1943) and his brother Samuel Gass moved to Liverpool, UK. In the 1880s and they immigrated to the United States in 1890. Joseph Gass lived in the failed agrigultural colony at Atwood, Colorado. He moved to Denver, Colorado and married Mollie Kadish in 1896. Mollie Kadish was born in Russia and was brought to Denver by her father Harry Kadish in 1890 from Brest Litovsk, which was part of Russia until 1918. Harry Kadish was an officer in the Russian cavalry during the Crimean...
Dates: between 1870-2013
Overview Isadore and Yetta Prezant Levitt and their descendants have lived in Denver, Colorado for over a century. Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt came to Denver, Colorado from Russia in the early 1900s and settled in the Eastern European Jewish enclave around West Colfax Avenue. The Levitt Family Papers contain a family tree, a reunion directory and scanned photographs. The papers reflect the Americanization of an Eastern European Jewish extended family during the twentieth...
Dates: 1876-1995; Majority of material found in 1940-1952
Overview Samuel and his wife Lillie Rice Marchick were born in Ostrovo, Poland. Relatives brought Samuel Marchick to Denver, Colorado in 1904. In 1908, he sent for his wife and three sons. Three daughters were born in Denver. The family moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming and opened a clothing store and pawn shop. Samuel Marchick bought the Tivili building and opened the Tivoli building. In 1915, he helped organize and build the first synagogue in Cheyenne. He was active in Jewish organizations in Cheyenne and...
Overview Henry Roth moved to Pueblo, Colorado around 1896 with his wife Rose Schon Roth. Henry Roth joined the Pueblo Police Department until the 1930s and He carried badge No. 29. Hannah Roth, the daughter of Henry and Rose Roth, was born on Hester Street in New York and was young when the family moved to Pueblo. Hannah Roth married itinerant Hungarian cowboy Adolph Hausman and the couple moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, where their first child Harriett was born in 1913. Russian born Mandel...
Dates: between 1890-1976
Overview A group of Jewsish friends, who had grown up on Denver's Jewish West Side neighborhood, organized a pinic. The Denver West Side Reunion Picnic was held on July 15, 1979. High school classes of 1955 through 1958 were invited. Roberta Greengard, chair of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society, prepared questionnaires. Plans were made to have a larger reunion and invite people who had been part of the Jewish West Side. The West Side Reunion was held July 4-6, 1985. Reunion members again...