Jewish families -- Colorado
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 174 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Shul Baer Milstein arrived in Denver in 1884. He was the impetus behind the Jewish agricultural colony at Cotopaxi, Colorado. Nettie Milstein, daughter of Shul Milstein, married her first cousin Jacob Muhlstein in Central City, Colorado. The couple homested near Longmont, Colorado and then farmed near Broomfield, Colorado where they lived for years without running water or indoor plumbing for their family of nine children. One of the nine children, Rose Muhlstein, married Samuel Ornstein in...
Overview A large Jewish family emigrated from Wilna, Lithuania and three of the brothers went into the cattle business in Colorado. Joseph Miller was the father of Israel Miller and the grandfather of Micky Miller. Micky (Myron) married Louann, daughter of Charles and Louise Rosenbaum. Micky Miller received his law degree from the University of Denver. Both Micky and LouAnn Miller are active in the Colorado Democratic Party. Micky Miller had a successful legal career in Isaacson Rosenbaum, with his...
Overview Interview covers the reasons for breaking away from BMH, the early days of Rodef Shalom, Rabbis getting new members, the school, the Sisterhood and the Men's Club, the congregation's Board, and the schism (division) within the congregation.
Dates: 1981 August 5
Overview "Ann Grimes, née Friedman, discusses the early career and later life of her father, Dr. Emanuel Friedman. In the last part of the interview, she describes her life with husband Max Grimes and her travels in Russia."
Dates: 1976 December 1
Overview Anna talks about how her family came to Denver, her father’s bakery (the first Jewish bakery in Denver), life in a Jewish neighborhood, caring for others, her mother caring for the Tabor Children at the Windsor, and 11th Street Colony.
Dates: 1979 October 31
Overview Discusses father coming from Carlsbad, Czech Republic (now), originally came to Massachusetts but wanted to come further west to mine and ended up in Denver in 1892 selling matches. Arthur born in Denver in 1904, talks about his mother’s family as well (parents met at his aunt’s Kosher restaurant), growing up in the Jewish Community, life during WWI, flu epidemic of 1918, antisemitism, life and business in Brush, CO.
Dates: 1999 March 11
Overview Bessie (Mrs. William) Katchen recounts her life in a Russian village and her emigration to America, alone at the age of 14. She settled in Boston, Mass. and worked in poor conditions in a shoe factory. She talks about coming to Denver, Colo. and her life in early Denver. She also discusses the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society where her uncle was a patient. She married William Katchen and after World War I became a citizen so she could bring her mother to the United States. She also talks...
Dates: 1978 July 15
Overview Sam Bock shares the history of his early days in Denver, his parents, education, work history, work on the Moffat Tunnel, and engineering career which took him to Boston. Charlotte- history of Atlovick family, her father Henry Trustman Ginsberg, her parents’ divorce, education and teaching in a Hebrew day school in Baltimore.
Dates: 1983 August 1
Overview Interview covers family memories including the Charsky, Miller, Hornbein and Ellsberg families.
Dates: 1976 October