Memoirs and biographies
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Biographical and Genealogical Materials
This series contains biographical and genealogical materials related to Moses and David Tannenbaum.
This folder contains biographical and historical information on Moses and David Tannenbaum.
Box 1 (Book), 2018
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.
Box 2: Biographical and Genealogical Materials
The folders in this box contain various memorials, biographies, family trees, and genealogical information. Much of the information is secondary.
Box 7, 1924-2000
Box 10, 1879-2008
(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.
Cook Family, 2003 June 4-6
Harry "Herschl" Cook (1865-1911) and Ida "Hinda" Cook (1868-1934) left their shtetl Kamin Koshirsky in Poland for the United States in 1892. The couple and their four children settled in Denver on the advice of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and joine the West Colfax community. The family opened a bathouse called Cook's Baths. The Cook Family Reunion was held July 4-6, 2003, in Denver, Colorado.
"Dad: A Pictorial Biography of Eugene Samuel Spivak", 2018 March, 1919-2013
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".
David Marks Hyman, circa 1910s
Mr. Hyman, a immigrant from Bavaria in 1857, played an integral role in the silver mining industry in Aspen. He was owner of the Smuggler and Durant Mines, helped bring railroads to town, and was an early developer of Aspen.
Dr. John Elsner, 1908-1984
File contains biographical information, copies of photographs, an article by Marjorie Hornbein on “Dr. John Elsner, A Colorado Pioneer;” "The Life and Times of Dr. John Elsner and Family" by Caren Caldwell; and “Dr. John Elsner and Dr. Charles D. Spivak: Physicians and Jews, Representatives of Two Communities” by DU student Barbara Thiesen; and “Reminiscences,” a speech delivered by Dr. John Elsner at National Jewish Hospital in 1908.