Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Sam Weinstein was born on the west side of Denver, Colorado in 1912. He attended the University Of Denver (DU) as an undergraduate and graduated from the law school in 1932. He was an attorney in Denver for many years. Rowena Mae Akers was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1911 and her family moved to Denver in the 1920s. Rowena Mae Akers Weinstein earned a degree in social work from DU and worked for the City and County of Denver. Sam Weinstein and Rowena Mae Akers were married in 1935. Sam Weinstein...
Overview A group of Jewsish friends, who had grown up on Denver's Jewish West Side neighborhood, organized a pinic. The Denver West Side Reunion Picnic was held on July 15, 1979. High school classes of 1955 through 1958 were invited. Roberta Greengard, chair of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society, prepared questionnaires. Plans were made to have a larger reunion and invite people who had been part of the Jewish West Side. The West Side Reunion was held July 4-6, 1985. Reunion members again...
Overview Recording of a skit performed at the West Side Reunion on July 15, 1979 and oral histories conducted at the event with individuals who grew up on the West Side, reminisces of block parties and neighborhood activities in the 1950s and 1960s. Interviewees discuss the relationship between the West Side and the East Side Jewish communities.
Dates: 1979 July 15
Overview Abraham Winograd immigrated to the United State in 1909. He had been born in Biala, Poland. His future wife, Matilda Pinsky had come earlier with her parents and brother from Lithuania. The couple had two children, Eleanor, born in Denver in 1916 and died in Greeley in 2007, and Harold Winograd, born in Denver in 1921 and died in Greeley in 1971. Eleanor Winograd married Morris Judd, who was born in Denver in 191 and died in Boulder in 2003. Morris was a philosophy adjunct professor at the...