Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Irene Miller (Mrs. Azriel) Stein was a professional artist well into her 90s. She was the daughter of Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, both pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In 1921 she married Azriel Stein, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaina native and they had a son Stanley. Azriel Stein founded, owned, and operated Pencol Drug Store on the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue in Denver. The collection contains papers, objects, scrapbooks that belonged to Robert Lazar Miller and...
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The records consist of minutes of the Denver Chapter of Hadassah from 1936 to 1976, calendars, scrapbooks, photographs. programs, flyers, and publications.
Overview Joyce Foster served as a member of the Denver City Council in Denver, Colorado from 1993-2003 representing District 4. She was the first Jewish woman to sit on the City Council and served as City Council President from 2001 to 2002. She worked on Skate Park and the University Hills Mall renovation. Prior to being elected to City Council, Foster was director of resource development for the Jewish Family and Children's Service from 1977 to 1993. Her husband, Steven Foster, became the longtime...
Dates: 1993-2003; Majority of material found in 1993-2003
Overview The Kaplan family came from Memphis, Tennessee to Denver, Colorado. Gerson and his wife Adelle Trauke Kaplan were the parents of Belle N., Dora G., and Sallie Kaplan who were born in Memphis and died in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains a photograph, memorial books and ephemera related to the Kaplan Family from 1880-1981.
Dates: Other: 1880-1981
Overview Oil painting of King David, as evidenced by his crown and harp, playing his harp. King David was a harpist who is mentioned in the Book of Samuel as playing for King Saul to calm him. Painting is in blues, greens and purples with a yellow harp, and black lines. Signed "Goldberg" bottom right.
Dates: circa 1960