Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 170 Collections and/or Records:
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 Topics include: Education, father was a Rabbi, mother was a midwife, talks about her brothers, grew up in Aspen, family life.
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.
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 Discusses life as a pioneer in the thriving mining town of Aspen, family ran business there and prospered, growing up without many other Jewish families, school life, teaching in a country school, moved to Denver around 1924, and talks a lot about her family life.
Overview "Dr. Alfred Neumann recounts his experience as a Vienna refugee and his migration to New York in 1938, where he received graduate training in social work. He discusses his marriage, family life, and positions in social work--most notably his directorship of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Denver (JFCS) from 1948 to 1976. In this interview Dr. Neumann gives details about the founding of this agency, the various services it provided, and the ways in which Jewish European immigrants...
Overview "Dr. Edmond Cohen recounts the life of his grandfather, Samuel Cohen, of Fairplay, Colo. Sam was a Jewish immigrant who had arrived in the United States from England in 1870, originally migrating from Eastern Europe in 1867. He provides background on his family including his father, Joseph, his aunts and uncles, his brother, his wife Helen (née Grauman), and their daughter and grandchildren. He also recalls the time he spent in the service during World War II. Edmond Cohen was born...
Overview Topics covered: Fox's involvement with Federation and it's beginnings, Sylvia Tucker, women in Federation, educating others about Zionism, memories of her husband, family and Sylvia Tucker, discussion on minutes.
Overview Begins talking about how father came to Philadelphia from Russia, then to Denver in 1901 and worked as a tailor. Mother came as a governess from Poland. Father a unionist and mother a suffragette. Yiddish speaking home, went to East high, talks about work life, marriage, children and financial hardships.
Overview Topics include her parents (Winograd) immigration to America through Elis Island, dad ran a junkyard, growing up Jewish in Greeley, Colorado, the Klu Klux Klan in Greeley, Eleanor’s trip to Europe in the 1930s.