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Jewish families -- Colorado

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Bessie Katchen, 1978 July 15

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00037
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...
Dates: 1978 July 15

Oral History Interview with Charlotte and Sam Bock, 1983 August 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00115
Overview Sam Bock shares the history of his early days in Denver, his parents, education, work history, work on the Moffat Tunnel, and engineering career which took him to Boston. Charlotte- history of Atlovick family, her father Henry Trustman Ginsberg, her parents’ divorce, education and teaching in a Hebrew day school in Baltimore.
Dates: 1983 August 1

Oral History Interview with Charlotte Frumess Miller, 1976 October

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00025
Overview Interview covers family memories including the Charsky, Miller, Hornbein and Ellsberg families.
Dates: 1976 October

Oral History Interview with Charlotte Stein and Family, 1998 March 26

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00156
Overview Covers the life of Irving Stein, born on November 9, 1909 in Poland. Graduated from NYU. Irving and Charlotte married and came to Denver after visiting Denver and really likening the city. Two daughters Susan and Judy. Irving was a realtor and then involved in National Jewish Family Services.
Dates: 1998 March 26

Oral History Interview with Deena Spivak Strauss, 1982 March 13

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00090
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.
Dates: 1982 March 13

Oral History Interview with Dora Kay, 1980 October 13

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00009
Overview Topics include: Education, father was a Rabbi, mother was a midwife, talks about her brothers, grew up in Aspen, family life.
Dates: 1980 October 13

Oral History Interview with Dora Perlmutter, 1979 July 29

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00011
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.
Dates: 1979 July 29

Oral History Interview with Dorothy Atler, 1992 September 18

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00150
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...
Dates: 1992 September 18

Oral History Interview with Dorothy ''Dokes'' Kobey Berry, 2002 March 22

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00162
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.
Dates: 2002 March 22

Oral History Interview with Dr. Alfred M. Neumann, 1976 October 6

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00002
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...
Dates: 1976 October 6