Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Hillel Academy of Denver is an orthodox Jewish day school (yeshiva ketana) in which religious and secular instruction takes place for preschool through 8th grade students. It was begun in 1953 and is part of a network of orthodox day schools in the United States. Collection contains meeting minutes, administrative notes, scrapbooks, Annual Dinner programs and appointment calendars from the Hillel Academy of Denver, Colorado from 1963 through 1990.
Overview A. B. (Abraham Bernard) Hirschfeld was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1888. In 1904 he moved to Denver, Colorado, and in 1907 he started A. B. Hirschfeld Press. A. B. Hirschfeld's son Edward Hirschfeld (1907-1984) worked alongside his father and held leadership positions in the family business after his father's death in 1957. Edward's son A. Barry Hirschfeld served as president of the family printing business, which is now called National Hirschfeld. In 2005, Hirschfeld Press merged with...
Overview Sinai and Dorothy Hoffman were both Russian, married there and had 14 children, 9 of whom survived to adulthood. Beginning in 1905, their children began immigrating to the United States with 19 members of the family immigrating by 1913, including spouses and a grandchild by then, the final son, his wife and two children came in 1922. The family ran a grocery store and a tire business in Denver. Collection contains a book, titled: Loyal Family Circle: A History of Sinai and Dora Hoffman and...
Dates: Other: circa 1980
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. She was a member of the prestigious Colorado Authors League and was active in the Jewish American Women Writers. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies. She also did genealogical research. Relatives included the...
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...
Overview Irene Miller (Mrs. Azriel) Stein was a professional artist well into her 90s. She was the daughter of Anna and Robert Lazar Miller, both pioneers of Denver's Jewish community. In 1921 she married Azriel Stein, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaina native and they had a son Stanley. Azriel Stein founded, owned, and operated Pencol Drug Store on the corner of Pennsylvania Street and Colfax Avenue in Denver. The collection contains papers, objects, scrapbooks that belonged to Robert Lazar Miller and...
Overview Isidor Rothchild was a Jewish business man who worked in the grocery trade in Greeley, CO. He owned and operated the I. Rothchild Produce Company. Collection contains a biography and diary transcript from Isidor Rothschild.
Dates: Coverage: 1861-1922
Scope and Contents Collection contains a photocopy of Diary of Jacob Lieberman from June 8, 1904 - April 23, 1905, a memo regarding J.J. Lieberman, 2 photocopies of ''J.J. Lieberman: A Guardian of Our People'' article from The Guardian (April 1989), 3 individual photocopies of newsclippings, 1 photocopy of The Bench and Bar of Colorado (1916), a 2003 draft of ''The Journey of Jacob Julius Lieberman: From Hungarian Immigrant to American Attorney'' by Jeanne Abrams, 1 letter to Jeanne from J.J. Lieberman's...
Overview Judge Jacob Weinberg married Blanche Solomon of Solomonville, Arizona, daughter of Isidor Elkan Solomon. (See B111.09.0009.0012.)