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Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fair Cook Book

 Collection
Identifier: B295
Overview The Fair Cookbook was published by the Ladies of Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado in 1888. It is the earliest known Jewish fundraising cookbook in America. The cookbook was sold at the fair that the Ladies of Temple Emanuel organized in 1888 to pay off the mortgage on the Temple. It is 49 pages in length with 13 sections, and features both traditional Jewish kosher recipes and recipes for non-kosher items as well as the names of individual contributors. The collection is a...

Oral History Interview with Aimee Strauss, 1982 March 19

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0004.00092
Overview "Aimee (nee Peyser) Strauss reminisces about growing up in Denver, Colo. She talks specifically about the education she received in public schools, as well as her religious education at Temple Emanuel Sunday School. She discusses her work experience while a single woman, including her involvement in the education of immigrant Jews on the West Side of Denver. She describes her wedding to Melvin Strauss, their honeymoon in California, and their experiences in the grocery business in Denver. She...

Oral History Interview with Frayda Ornsten, 1978 July 17

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00038
Overview Frayda Lynn Ornsten (née Blumberg) discusses her childhood, including the Jewish environment, schooling, and family gatherings. She also discusses her two marriages and her education and career in the field of special education. She talks about her father, Ben Blumberg, and her relationship with him. She reflects on changing attitudes, roles, goals of youth, and her philosophy of life. Went to the University of Denver.

Interview Index notes in Release file B098.01.0022.0003