Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 173 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The son of Russian Immigrants, Leah and Herman Zall, Max Zall was born in Denver on March 12, 1901. He earned his law degree from the University of Denver in 1922 and continued working as a lawyer until his death in 1983, winning himself the title of longest-serving City Attorney for the City and County of Denver as well as first Jewish City Attorney. He was named one of the six Outstanding Lawyers in Colorado History by "The Colorado Lawyer" in 1993.
Scope and Contents Folder contains half-page of genealogy information about Mendel Levy and Koona Hindel Levy. Mendel immigrated from Lithuania and married Koona Hindel Levy, sister of Rebbitzin Hillkowitz. The Levy family moved to Denver from Cincinnati around the turn of the century. They had four (4) children; Eli, Etta, Martha, and Julius. None married. Julius died at about 12 years old. Occupations: Eli - jewelry salesman; Etta - stenographer; Martha - librarian. The Levy parents and Etta,...
Dates: February 22, 1979
Overview Both Hil and Ida Hecht Tempelhof were natives of Constantine, Poland. They were married in Constantine in 1919. Hil Tempelhof began his long immigration journey while Ida remained with her parents in Poland. It was seven years before the couple was reunited in Juarez, Mexico. Hil Tempelhof went from Poland to Spain to South America. In Buenos Aries he became a much in demand tailor and designer of men’s suits. Evelyn, the eldest of the Tempelhof’s three daughters was born in Juarez, Mexico. The...
Overview Collection contains one copy of ''The Descendants of Michael and Rebecca Keller Schon.'' completed by Pauline Stein Hilvitz, March 1997. Book contains family trees and information about the descendants, specifically Michael Schon, Moisha Schon, Sam Schon, Bertha (Bluma) Schon Stein, Rose Schon Roth, Morris and Mary Stein Bernstein, Emanuel and Ruth Stein, Albert and Rose Stein, Isadora and Mary Stein, Harry and Rosie Stein, Pauline Stein Hilvitz, Bertha Stein Rosenbleet and Henrietta Stien Rueb.
Dates: 1997 March; Coverage: 1840-1997
Scope and Contents Family portrait of the Michaels Family.
Dates: circa 1885
Overview A large Jewish family emigrated from Wilna, Lithuania. Sam Miller was born in 1872 and died in Wyoming in 1946. The family emigrated when Sam Miller was nine. Sam's brothers Robert Lazar and Joseph Miller also went into the cattle business. Joseph Miller was the father of Israel Miller and the grandfather of Micky Miller. The collection contains newsclippings, and documents relating to Sam Miller's ranch and cattle business. Document includes a brand certificate, loan from Ben Melnick,...
Overview "Edward Blair, curator of Healy House, a museum in Leadville, Colo., answers questions from a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) tour group about the Healy House and Jewish families in Leadville. Minnette Miller, the oldest living Jewish resident of Leadville at that time, talks about growing up in Leadville and what it was like to live there.Minnette Miller taught school in Leadville, Colorado for 25 years and served as the director of the Lake County Department of...
Dates: 1978 July 9
Overview Minnie Golden Milstein was born in Denver and died in Denver March 5, 1958 at the age of 49. She married Harry Milstein and their son was Michael. Collection contains newspaper clippings, a New York port of entry card, notes and certificate from the United States Air Force to Minnie Milstein for her bravery in saving an airman after a B-29 crashed outside of her home in the Hilltop subdivision, badly damaging the home. She wrapped the airman in a blanket and saved him from burning to death and...
Overview Moe Kattz is interviewed on the Atwood Colony, 10th Street Shul (Shearith Israel), living on 11th Street, the Marion Street Shul (Oheb Zadek) and Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol.
Dates: 1979 May 20
Overview The Morris and Price families became connected with the marriage of Stanley A. Morris and Maylene Price. Both were Russian Jewish immigrant families with Yiddish and English speaking parents. Collection contains Russian candlesticks, religious items, medals, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the Morris and Price family from 1865 through 2012.