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Jewish families -- Colorado

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

Minnie Milstein United States Air Force Award

 Collection
Identifier: B205
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...
Dates: 1951-1969

Moe Katz on Atwood Colony and Various Synagogues, 1979 May 20

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0003.00045
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

Morris and Price Family Material Culture and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: B351
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.
Dates: 1865-2012

Morris Chernoff Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: B316
Overview Collection contains scrapbook from Morris Chernoff from 1916-1925, and a newspaper clipping from 1938.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916-1925, 1938

Muhlstein and Ornstein Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B312
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...
Dates: 1878-1980

Myron (Micky) and Louann Rosenbaum Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B339
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...
Dates: 1940-2016

Oral History Interview with Albert and Betty Barmatz, 1981 August 5

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00009
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

Oral History Interview with Ann Friedman Grimes, 1976 December 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00012
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

Oral History Interview with Anna Sidon, 1979 October 31

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Identifier: B098.01.0003.00057
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

Oral History Interview with Arthur Lang, 1999 March 11

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00160
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