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Traditional farming

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Arnold Sky on the Jewish Colony at Chugwater, Wyoming, 1979 June 24

Identifier: B098.01.0003.00046

Recording of Arnold Sky speaking at a BMH study group about his upbringing in Chugwater, WY. Includes questions form the audience.

Dates: 1979 June 24

Brandon, Colorado, 1978-1998

Identifier: B114.02.0001.0006

The Bain family left Sioux City in 1910 to homestead in Kiowa county in Colorado. In addition to farming his homestead in southeast Colorado, Edward Bain's father served as rabbi for High Holidays at a small synagogue in Pueblo. Edward's reminiscences feature colorful details of life on the homestead.

Dates: 1978-1998

Jewish Cowboys, Cattlemen, and Poultry Raisers Collection

Identifier: B369
Abstract The Miller family came from Lithuania in 1890s. Robert Lazar Miller was one of the founders of the Denver stockyards and became the chief buyer for the K and B Meat Packing Company. The Averch family arrived in Denver from Eastern Europe in the early 1900s and later founded the Capitol Meat Packing Company in 1925. Holocaust survivor Jack Stern came to the US as a refugee in 1949, moved to Denver and became a cattle buyer for the Averch family packing house. He later operated his own farm...
Dates: 1900-2015

Muhlstein and Ornstein Family Papers

Identifier: B312
Abstract Shul Baer Milstein arrived in Denver in 1884. He was the impetus behind the Jewish agricultural colony at Cotopaxi, Colorado. Nettie Milstein, daughter of Shul Milstein, married her first cousin Jacob Muhlstein in Central City, Colorado. The couple homested near Longmont, Colorado and then farmed near Broomfield, Colorado where they lived for years without running water or indoor plumbing for their family of nine children. One of the nine children, Rose Muhlstein, married Samuel Ornstein...
Dates: 1878-1980

Oral History Interview with Betty Lustig, 1995 November 14

Identifier: B098.01.0006.00154

Covers her family immigrating, their part in the Cotopaxi Colony, members of Hebrew Educational Alliance when it began, Jewish family life.

Dates: 1995 November 14

Primitive agriculture-East Woodland (Mexico), 1965

Identifier: M060.02.0011.0025

Magazine articles, notes, hand-drawn maps

Dates: 1965