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Jewish families -- Colorado

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Congregation Emanuel Records

 Collection
Identifier: B258
Overview Congregation Emanuel, the oldest synagogue in Colorado, was founded in Denver by a group of mostly German Jewish immigrants. At a meeting in 1874, members of the congregation decided to draft a constitution and incorporate the congregation as an institution of Reform Judaism. Rabbi Samuel Weil became the congregation's first rabbi in 1876; he served the congregation for only a year and was followed by a number of rabbis whose terms were short-lived. Rabbi William S. Friedman became the...

Correspondence - Flo and Morris Mizel, 1950s-1960s

 File
Identifier: B302.01.0002.00001
Overview File contains correspondence between Larry Mizel and Flo and Morris Mizel from the 1950s to the 1960s.

Creating Communities Digitized Images

 Collection
Identifier: B406
Overview The Denver Public Library began the Creating Communities Project in 2008. The library and partners, including the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS), contributed information and digitized images on different Denver neighborhoods. RMJHS contributed images of the West Colfax Jewish neighborhood. In 2012, the project expanded to digitize photographs of individual families. On July 23, 2012, RMJHS and the Denver Public Library had an ice cream social and digitized photographs of the...

Dewey Liquor Co., 1910

 File
Identifier: B112.03.0001.0003
Overview File contains one business letterhead or flyer for The Dewey Liquor Company, with a handwritten note on the reverse side. The flyer is on pink paper and advertises "Dewey Whiskey", "Most Complete Stock in the West", among other information.

Dorothy Katz Loeb, 1978-1984

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0009.0007
Overview File contains pictures of Dorothy Katz Loeb from around 1978 to around 1984. Most of the pictures show Dorothy with her granddaughters, Elizabeth and Jaemi.

Eighty Years Story by Donald Meyer, 1985 August 27

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0005.00128
Overview Donald Meyer reads "Eighty Years" which he wrote about his life. Judge Donald H. Meyer, the son of Morris Meyer, describes the early life of the Meyer brothers, Morris, Sam, Max, and Charles, who emigrated from Poland in the late 1800s. He talks about his father Morris' early business efforts in Wisconsin as well as his father's marriage to his mother, a German immigrant. He also recounts the couple's move to Colorado after his father was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He further describes the...

Elizabeth Loeb, 1981-1984

 File
Identifier: B407.01,0001.0009.0004
Overview File contains pictures of Larry and Gloria Loeb's older daughter Elizabeth from around 1981 to around 1984.

Ettenson Family Clothing and Hats

 Collection
Identifier: B178
Overview

The Ettenson family lived in Denver, Colorado, and the collection consists of various clothing items and hats that the family wore. There are eight women's hats, three dresses, a silk embroidered bed jacket, a man's smoking jacket, and a child's dress dating from the early 1900s to the 1960s.

Frankel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B149
Overview Henry Franke (1861-1909) was born in Manchester, England, but settled in Chicago, Illinois. He married his wife Lulu Kline (1865-1932) in 1882, and the couple had three children: Louis, Suzy and Henry (Henny). In 1900, the family moved to Denver (Lulu's birthplace) for Henry's health. Henry and Lulu opened Frankel Staionary store in 1906, which under the guidence of Henry Frankel Jr. eventually became the Frankel Manufacturing Company. The company produced typewriter ribbons as its first...

Fried Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B150
Overview

For over 85 years, the Fried family in Denver, Colorado owned the Fried's Art & Gift Shop. It was operated by Bela and Kate Fried's daughters Mary Fried, Bertha Fried Kleiner, and Sally Fried. This collection contains the correspondence, legal documents, personal materials of the Fried family, Fried's Art & Gift Shop records, and an embroidered woman's pump that belonged to Sally Fried.