Europe, Eastern -- Emigration and immigration
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Overview George Sukin talks about life in Poland, Palestine and Billings, Montana. He was taken out of high school at 16 to enlist in the army.
Overview Topics include: Family coming from Russia to Des Moines, Iowa through Elis Island, father worked in dairy in Russia and was a peddler in US, father didn't want to serve in Russian army, lived in Chicago, work life, son had jewelry business in Denver.
Overview Israel Kreiner came over from Austria when he was 7 years old. He traveled across the country in a group with other Jewish families on a train from Philadelphia to San Francisco. Was part of a Jewish cooperative colony. Talks about his family and wife. His father had semicha.
Overview Wolfe Karsh discusses his family's emigration from Poland to Denver, Colorado when he was three years old. He describes Jewish life in Denver in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the Jewish religious community in the early 20th century. He talks about Shul Baer Milstein and the Hebrew Educational Alliance. He also discusses his interest in singing, his various jobs in Denver, his experience in the U.S. Navy, and his experience as a farmer and cattle rancher.
Overview Henry Roth moved to Pueblo, Colorado around 1896 with his wife Rose Schon Roth. Her brother Samuel Schon had moved to Colorado in 1880 and operated a general store in Pueblo. Henry worked as a lamplighter in Central Park in New York City before moving to Pueblo, Colorado. Henry Roth joined the Pueblo Police Department until the 1930s. 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....
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...