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Jewish families -- Colorado

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Bernstein and Striker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B309
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...

Bernstein Family Digitized Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: B347
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...

Bernstein Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B338
Overview Samuel and Heloise Bernstein moved from New York before their only child, Leonard, was born in Denver. Samuel worked in retail clothing. Leonard worked for Denver and Rio Grande RR for over 50 years. Most of the documents center around Heloise, Samuel and Leonard. Collection contains marriage announcements and certificates, death certificates, military certificates, postcards, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the Bernstein family from 1893 through 1966.

Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress

 Collection
Identifier: B124
Overview

Ellis and Bessie Ruttman Wedgle were married in Denver in 1914 after a brief courtship.The two arrived in the United States around 1912, Ellis emigrating from Poland and Bessie from Russia. In Denver, Ellis worked as a pawnbroker, and Bessie was a seamstress. They lived in Denver's west-side immigrant community and raised four children there. The collection consists of one item, the wedding dress worn by Bessie Wedgle in 1914.

Bloomfield Park Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: B130
Overview Sam Bloomfield had a fish market in Bloomfield Park (now Rude Park) that catered to the Orthodox Jews in the West Colfax area. In the early 1920s, philanthropists Isadore Rude, Leopold Guldman, and Mary Reed bought the land and deeded it to the City and County of Denver. The collection contains a scrapbook with articles about a Mesa county scandel involving murder and fish, Sam Bloomfield and his fish market, the West Side neighborhood, and various groups that met at the Park. The scrapbook...

Box 1, 1909-1990

 File — Box B151.01.0001: Series B151.01 [U186020738592]
Identifier: B151.01.0001
Overview (1) file folder containing: mounted membership of JCRS, program for ''A Tribute to Quality Education in Denver'', program for Golda Meir, photocopies of newsclippings, photocopy of financial documents, ''Discovery of Golda'' by Max A. Heller, Rocky Mountain News article on Golda Meir's niece's return to Denver, North High program and North High transcript.

Box 10, 1879-2008

 File — Box B111.10.0010: Series B111.10 [U186020742672]
Identifier: B111.10.0010
Overview (10) file folders include: Bennett M. Wayne, Frank and Marion Weinberg, Herman Weinberg, Jacob Weinberger, Joseph Weitz, Rabbi Martin M. Weitz, Freda and Charles Wenger, Morey and Georgia Wolfson, Max Zall, Edna Kean Zivin.

Charles and Louise Michael Rosenbaum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B340
Overview Charles Rosenbaum was born in Salem, Massachusetts on April 9, 1901 to Russian Jewish immigrants. The family moved to Denver in 1905, where his father died of tuberculosis. Charles Rosebaum peddled newspapers for the Rocky Mountain News when he was very young. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law when he was twenty. Charles Rosenbaum was appointed as a distric court judge in Denver. He was named to the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration in 1957 and was a...

Colorado Jewish Businesses, 1861-1979

 File
Identifier: B112.02.0001.0001
Overview File contains information on the history of Jewish businesses by Ken Bass (copy) covering the years from 1861 to 1979, as well as two copies of the Intermountain Jewish News, one from 1935 and one from 1937. The report by Ken Bass from 1979 is titled "The Story of Jewish Achievement" and covers "The Samsonite Story," "Star Bread Company's Story," "The Frankel Stationery Story," "The Central Electric Story," "The Guggenheim Story," and general "Observations."