Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Collection contains (19) digitized photographs of the Bernstein family. Abe Perlmutter was born in Russia in 1893 and died in Denver on January 15, 1985. He came to the United States on his own when he was 15. At age 19 he became a journeyman mason in New York and saved enough money to bring his family to New York. He moved to Denver in 1911 and married Dora Turner in 1913. They had three daughters, Ann Radovsky, Dubby Bernstein, Ruth Morrison, and one son, Jordon Perlmutter. Dubby Perlmutter...
Overview Topics include: Born in Russia, father a cattle dealer; married in Russia to Pinchus Perlmutter who was a plasterer/contractor; first children were a set of triplets, one died, now has 5 children; father came to America and brought back money, was killed in WWI; when immigrating the boat ran into a storm and sank, she and her children were saved on a lifeboat but many died; learning the daven; talks about life in Russia and life in Denver.