Memoirs and biographies
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B409.01.0001: Series B409.01 [U186023257309]
Overview Barbara A. Bloom wrote a memoir "Ephemeral Blooms: A Memoir with Colorado Roots," which was published in 2018. In the memoir, Barbara Bloom writes about herself and also about her family, including her father and Bloom grandparents and various stores they owned on Downing Street in Denver, Colorado.
File — Box B111.10.0010: Series B111.10 [U186020742672]
Overview (10) file folders include: Bennett M. Wayne, Frank and Marion Weinberg, Herman Weinberg, Jacob Weinberger, Joseph Weitz, Rabbi Martin M. Weitz, Freda and Charles Wenger, Morey and Georgia Wolfson, Max Zall, Edna Kean Zivin.
Overview Biography of Eugene Samuel Spivak, grandson of Dr. Charles D. Spivak, written by Eugene's son Chuck. Titled "Dad: A Pictorial Biography of Eugene Samuel Spivak".
Dates: 2018 March; Coverage: 1919-2013
Overview Freda Cohen and Charles Wanger were married in Rocky Ford in 1931. Both came from large Jewish Russian immigrant families. They moved to Denver after the birth of their three children.
Overview Judge Jacob Weinberg married Blanche Solomon of Solomonville, Arizona, daughter of Isidor Elkan Solomon. (See B111.09.0009.0012.)
Overview The son of Russian Immigrants, Leah and Herman Zall, Max Zall was born in Denver on March 12, 1901. He earned his law degree from the University of Denver in 1922 and continued working as a lawyer until his death in 1983, winning himself the title of longest-serving City Attorney for the City and County of Denver as well as first Jewish City Attorney. He was named one of the six Outstanding Lawyers in Colorado History by "The Colorado Lawyer" in 1993.
Overview Chalres Prezant helped to organize the first Jewish colony and the first synagogue in Denver, CO. He came from Russia in 1880 with 13 other Jewish families straight to Denver. With his wife, Clara, they had nine children. One file folder containing two copies of ''The Prezant Family'' and personal papers. "The Prezant Family" is a history of the family compiled by Carol Friedman. Book includes photographs, correspondence, biographies and written family history beginning with Charles and Clara.
Dates: 1991; Coverage: Late 19th - Early 20th Centuries
Overview Eleanor Winograd took a trip to Europe in 1936 and went to visit family in Poland. All but a few died in the Holocaust. She wrote a 9 page memoir telling about her trip. Also contains a 2018 article "'All Aboard for Europe': American Youth Travel to Europe Between the World Wars." by Katherine Cartwright, a Ph.D candidate at the College of William and Mary.
Dates: between 1990-2018
Overview Samuel Ralph Freeman was a lawyer originally from New York. He was assistant to the Colorado Attorney General from 1955-1958, Vice President of the Denver Rio Grande Railroad and later as the assistant to the chancellor at the University of Denver. He was also president of B’nai B’rith. Collection contains memoirs written by Samuel Freeman related Samuel Ralph from 1929 through 2003.
Dates: Coverage: 1929-2003