Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The history of the Saliman family in the Denver area dates to the immigration of the family patriarch Paul Michael Saliman (known as Michael.) As did most Jewish families, Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west...
Dates: Other: 1874-2000
Overview The families who settled in the failed agricultural colony of Cotopaxi included the Shames and Altman families. A Shames daughter, Yente, was married to Joe Washer who died soon after leaving Cotopaxi. Yente later married Moshe Yosef Altman. The Altman and Prezant family members were among the incorporators of Congregation Zera Abraham. In fact, the congregation was first organized at the home of Moses Joseph and Annie Shames Altman on West Colfax Avenue in 1887. In 1907, Moses and Annie Shames...
Overview Louis Anfenger was typical of the young Jewish men who migrated to the Colorado Territory in the state's formative years. Born in Bavaria, Anfenger came to the United States in the 1850s and moved to Denver in 1870 to seek his fortune. He became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate as well as a member of the Denver Chamber of Commerce and was later elected to the state legislature in the 1880s. He was a founder of Congregation Emanuel, Denver B'nai B'rith, and National...
Dates: Other: 1861-1989
Overview Simon Appel was born in Hungary in 1830 and died in Denver in 1912. He immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848, becoming a successful tailor. Simon Appel married Hanna Greenwald in 1851. Their son David Edward Appel, born in Philadelphia in 1853, went to Cheyenne, Wyoming, in 1871 and moved to Denver that same year.David Appel had worked for his father to learn the tailoring trade and began “The Clothing House” when he moved to Denver. Simon and his eldest son Jacob came to Denver in...
Overview Max Appel, born in Denver, married Elaine Monderer, born in Pueblo, Colorado, in 1958. Elaine and Max Appel began their first commercial enterprise as a "mom and pop" business called Hoky Carpet Sweeper Company in 1977. They promoted their product locally at state fairs and local department stores. In 1986, Max developed an environmentally safe cleaning product in his garage that incorporated Valencia oranges, and the initial company was named Appel Mountain, Inc. Orange Glo Wood Cleaner and...
Overview Series 1 contains 23 photographs including one exterior and several interior images of The Drugstore, which Arnold Hayutin owned and operated for 23 years and photographs of Arnold and his family.Series 2 contains digital copies of 3 newspaper articles about Arnold Hayutin and his drugstores, copy of his obituary, letter to customers about the closing of The Drugstore, Arnold Hayutin's business card from The Drugstore, Arnold Hayutin's pharmaceutical board certification and the...
Dates: circa 1955-2015
Overview Sam Bloom was born in Denver, Colorado in 1911. His parents were Pizer and Ida Strait Bloom. Pizer was born in Poland in 1885 and Ida was born in New York City in 1894. The couple opened Downing Coal and Feed store in Denver, Colorado. Sam Bloom married Lillian Gershowitz in 1937 at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. They became the parents of three children: Alan Bloom, Barbara Bloom, and Marshall Bloom. Sam Bloom and his parents grew Downing's Hardware Store into the largest appliance store in...
Overview The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, and other materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado. It also contains some photographs from other states and countries.
Dates: 1790-2006; 1790 - 2006
Overview Collection contains the papers of Ira M. Beck, Peryle Beck, the Hayutin family, the Simui family and records of Central Electric. The Ginsberg family settled on Denver's west side in 1910, and they became an active part of the Orthodox Jewish community. Max Ginsberg prospered in an auto-wrecking and metal business and was a founding member of Congregation Zere Israel. Anne Ginsberg, the daughter of Max and D'vera Ginsberg, married the son of Russian immigrants, business Morris Hayutin, who...
Overview Mortiz Bernstein was born in Koenigsburg, Prussia in 1866 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1918. He came to Walsenburg, Colorado in about 1885 and after working as an empoyee, he bought the store. His wife was Theresa Altschul Bernstein and their daughter was Eva Bernstein Stark. A wedding photo shows the wedding party at the marriage of Rose Bernstein, the younger sister of Moritz, to Max Striker. Collection contains photographs, business records and, a Masonic Apron related to the Bernstein...