Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Came in 1950 to Denver to work at the University of Colorado Medical School; originally from Texas. In Texas helped to organize a synagogue in small town with few Jews. President of NCJW from 1962-1964. Majored in Chemistry from University of Texas, Austin. Active in Council whole life, joined Denver Council in 1953-54, President 1961-62. Activities of the Council, thrift shop, Cuban settlement and more.
Dates: 1978 May 15
Overview Immigration to Denver with seven-month old daughter to meet her husband who had already immigrated. Talks about life with her family, everyday life.
Dates: 1979 August 6
Overview Mary begins with a brief history of growing up in Denver and then talks about her work with the NCJW; started with Junior Council, President of Council 1954-55, council activities, membership and philosophy.
Dates: 1978 April 14
Overview Growing up in Denver on the West Side, taught school and Sunday School; started working with council in early 1960s, VP and then President, activities of the Council and many volunteer efforts through later life.
Dates: 1978 May 26
Overview "Miriam Goldberg (née Harris) details the history of her family, beginning with her maternal great-grandparents, Louis and Bertha (née Joseph) Cohn, German immigrants in the late 1840s. Specifics of her grandmother's family, and mother and father's family, are also included, as well as a discussion of her four children. She recounts growing up in Denver, Colo. in a Jewish family, and comments on the division between Denver's East Side and West Side Jewish communities. She talks about Temple...
Dates: 1982 July 15
Overview Pearl Alperstein provides autobiographical information about herself, including her education, marriage, and family as well as her participation in community activities. She spends part of the interview discussing her involvement in the American Jewish Committee and its program to end discrimination. She also talks about the Mexican-American group Centro-Cultural and its relationship with the American Jewish Committee.
Dates: 1978 July 13
Overview Interview covers her early life in Denver beginning in 1907; immigration, fathers salvage and auto business.
Dates: 1982 September 7
Overview Interview covers coming to New York from Austria at age 13 and working in a textile factory sewing buttons, went back to Europe to get married, moved to Denver about 1915 for the climate when husband got sick. Husband was a patient at JCRS. Talks about life in Denver and running grocery store.
Dates: 1982 October 28
Overview Topics Covered: Life in the old country, working at age 11 stripping tobacco, parents very poor, father blind so sent to live with aunt, aunt was horribly abusive; police threatened to take children away; mother kept having children; Sally was in an out of school, eventually lied about her age and got married at 14, left school; worked to send money to her mother.
Dates: 1979 August 30
Overview Daughter of Abrahm & Fannie Vear Juddlowitz from Lithuania, came to Denver. Family had 7 boys and 2 girls. Interview covers activities in Denver, JCRS, Ex-Patients home and BMH.
Dates: 1983 April 25