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Billings (Mont.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bill from Postal Telegraph-Cable Co., 1910 April 17

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0110.00022

Bill from the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company. The bill instructs Spivak to pay .80 cents because the Jewish Aid Society refused payment of the telegraph he sent to them on April 16th, 1910.

Dates: 1910 April 17

Billings, Montana, 1977-1978

Identifier: B114.04.0001.0005

A few Jewish merchants settled in Billings in 1884, but a community began only after 1900. Congregation Beth Aaron was formed in Billings in 1918. The Jewish population grew and declined mainly with the boom (1950s) and bust (1960's) of the oil business. By 1979, there were approx. 30-40 Jewish families in Billings.

Dates: 1977-1978

Dr. Samuel Horowitz, 1972-1979

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0014

Dr. Samuel Horowitz was the rabbi at Congregation Beth Aaron in Billings, Montana.

Dates: 1972-1979

Letter from C.D. Spivak to E. Hochberg, 1910 May 31

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0133.00008

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. E. Hochberg. Spivak asks her if she can send him the bill for two weeks of Mrs. Goldberg's board. The letter is signed, "Secretary" at the bottom.

Dates: 1910 May 31

Oral History Interview with George Sukin, 1978 June 13

Identifier: B098.01.0002.00028

George Sukin talks about life in Poland, Palestine and Billings, Montana. He was taken out of high school at 16 to enlist in the army.

Dates: 1978 June 13

Oral History Interview with Louis Melnick, 1978 June 15

Identifier: B098.01.0002.00029

Interview with Louis Melnick talks about life in Billings, Montana and about Jews in Montana. Melnick was very active in his synagogue serving as secretary and treasurer for about 55 years.

Dates: 1978 June 15