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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

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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

Oral History Interview with Jennie Goldberg, 1982 March 10

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00089
Overview Major subjects covered in the interview include family immigrating to Denver form Poland, fathers’ grocery business, growing up in a Jewish family, schooling, charity work and religious life. Also talks about Rabbi Kauvar.
Dates: 1982 March 10

Oral History Interview with Leah Silverberg Eisen, 1982 April 30

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00093
Overview Major subjects cover the familiy's immigration to Denver, her parents and siblings, Jewish religious education
Dates: 1982 April 30

Oral History Interview with Leo Block, 1989 May 12

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00140
Overview Topics covered: Family roots in Colorado, Denver, Leadville and Aspen. Father Nathan was born in Russia, came in 1890. Mother born in Leadville, father worked in mining until it fizzled out. Father was close with Rabbi Kauvar and BMH. Leo graduated from DU, editor of the Clarion. Established a professorship at University of Denver.
Dates: 1989 May 12

Oral History Interview with Peryle Hayutin Beck, 1989 February 5

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00139
Overview Peryle Hayutin Beck (1914-2006) recalls her family history, including the Ginsbergs' and Hayutins' origins in the Russian Empire; their arrival in America in the late 19th century; the loss of several relatives in World War I; her family's ties to the Lower East Side Jewish community in New York City and Memphis, Tennessee; the arrival of Dora Ginsberg, her paternal grandmother, in Denver, Colorado for health reasons; and the extended family's gradual move from New York to Denver. She also...
Dates: 1989 February 5

Oral History Interview with Tillie Flaks, 1978 July 25

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00035
Overview Interview includes early life in Colorado, Jewish organizations, East High School, and her career as a court reporter.Tape 1, Side A Minute 0- Family history and migration Minute 68- Victor, Colorado days 1900-1912; nature of the Jewish community; Jewish-Gentile relations; the observances of Judaism, occupations of men, Jewish identification 209- Moving to Denver, residences, feelings about moving 243- Organizations: 245 BMH, 252 Hadassah, 331- Others Tape 2, Side B (begins at...
Dates: 1978 July 25