Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B151.01.0001: Series B151.01 [U186020738592]
Overview (1) file folder containing: mounted membership of JCRS, program for ''A Tribute to Quality Education in Denver'', program for Golda Meir, photocopies of newsclippings, photocopy of financial documents, ''Discovery of Golda'' by Max A. Heller, Rocky Mountain News article on Golda Meir's niece's return to Denver, North High program and North High transcript.
Overview Bessie (Mrs. William) Katchen recounts her life in a Russian village and her emigration to America, alone at the age of 14. She settled in Boston, Mass. and worked in poor conditions in a shoe factory. She talks about coming to Denver, Colo. and her life in early Denver. She also discusses the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society where her uncle was a patient. She married William Katchen and after World War I became a citizen so she could bring her mother to the United States. She also talks...
Overview Deena Spivak Strauss discusses her early life and her father Dr. Charles Spivak, a founder, medical advisor, and executive secretary of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). She also talks about the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and her travels as a field worker for JCRS.
Overview "Dorothy Atler (née Robinson) recounts experiences of her childhood, growing up on the family-owned Robinson farm, and her memories of visits to downtown Denver, Colo. and of later living in Denver. She describes meeting her future husband, Noah Atler, and talks about his involvement in civic and religious organizations. This involvement included a boys' summer camp that he personally sponsored for underprivileged children, as well as the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). She...
Overview "Philip Hornbein, Jr. talks about his father, Philip Hornbein, Sr. He describes his father's parents, immigrants from Eastern Europe in the 1870s and his siblings, as well as his father's education in Denver, Colo. He details legal cases his father handled while an attorney in Denver, including his efforts against the Ku Klux Klan. His father was born in New York City and attended the University of Denver, School of Law, graduating in 1902. Philip Hornbein, Jr. describes his father's role in...
Overview Rabbi Yehuda Idel Idelson was born in Navardok, Lithuania in 1874 and married Hadassah Bloch in 1896. Rabbi Idelson arrived in Denver, Colorado in about 1901, an acclaimed Torah scholar and commentator, to become the rabbi at Congreation Tifereth Israel. The small synagogue was incorporated by Polish Jews in 1901 and was located under the Colfax Viaduct in the east European Jewish immigrant neighborhood. Rabbi Idelson’s wife Hadassah and their daughter Dora joined him later in Denver. Finding...