Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Sarah Kahn made a traditional wimple made from the swaddling cloths of Yaacov Ben Naftali Kahn from Boppard, Germany, in 1899. d to the Hupah (marriage canopy) and to good deeds. Amen. Selah." When the Kahn family came to America in 1938, they changed their name to Kern. In 1940, Charles Kern, Yaacov's brother, married Edith Stern in New York City and the couple moved to Denver, Colorado. Edith Stern was born in Germany in 1914 and emigrated to the United States in 1935. She died in Denver in...
Dates: between 1895-1930
Overview East European Jewish immigrant, Adolph Kiesler, became a noted Colorado philanthropist. Born in Rumania in 1880, Kiesler settled in Denver's West Colfax Jewish neighborhood at the turn of the century, when he began as a peddler. He later recalled "I worked for fifteen cents a day at odd jobs, and then I got a job carring eoal for seventy-five cents a ton." Like so many immigrants, he scrimped and saved and after fifteen years and a variety of jobs, he had saved enough money to launch the...
Overview File contains photographs of Larry Loeb, including pictures of him with his daughters Elizabeth and Jaemi, from around 1978 to around 1983.
Overview Baby book of Leonard Joseph Bernstein, son of Sam J. and Heloise. Includes list of first visitors, gifts, weight and family members.
Dates: Coverage: 1916 September 22 -1917 April 3
Overview Isadore and Yetta Prezant Levitt and their descendants have lived in Denver, Colorado for over a century. Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt came to Denver, Colorado from Russia in the early 1900s and settled in the Eastern European Jewish enclave around West Colfax Avenue. The Levitt Family Papers contain a family tree, a reunion directory and scanned photographs. The papers reflect the Americanization of an Eastern European Jewish extended family during the twentieth...
Dates: 1876-1995; Majority of material found in 1940-1952
Overview Lillian Fogel Rubin was born in Denver, Colorado on August 17, 1922 to parents who came from Maczyv, Poland through Ellis Island in 1904. Her parents and aunts and uncles were Orthodox Jews. Lillian Fogel's mother belonged to the Sisterhood at the Hebrew Educational Alliance and the Auxiliaries of JCRS and Beth Israel Hospital. Lillian Fogel lived on the West Side of Denver until she married Herman Rubin in 1947 and they moved to Ogden, Utah. Lillian Rubin died in Ogden, Utah on March 24, 1997....
Dates: Other: 1930-1948
Overview File contains pictures of the Loeb family from around 1978 to around 1984. Shown in pictures are Larry and Gloria Loeb, their two daughters Elizabeth and Jaemi, Dorothy Katz Loeb, and several unidentified people. This file contains a picture of Dorothy holding her older granddaughter, where a menorah can be seen in the background.
Overview File contains miscellaneous pictures of the Loeb family from around 1956 to around 1987. These pictures are from a separate file from the other files in this folder. These pictures show Larry and Ron as children, Larry and Ron with their parents Dorothy and Ernest, portraits of Dorothy, as well as severla pictures of unidentified people.
Overview Collection contains family documents and material objects related to the Loeb Family. Many of these items relate directly to the Holocaust and WWII. Important items include German passports and IDs, documents relating firsthand accounts of WWII and the Holocaust, photographs from before, during, and after the war, including photographs of Ernest Loeb as a US soldier in Germany, Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star Medal, scrapbooks, early German school report cards, and Jewish books of scripture.