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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Abe Rothberg and Morris Stein, 1979 September 15

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Identifier: B098.03.0007.00002
Overview Topics include: Beth Israel Hospital and the geriatric subjects. They are the two oldest board members, personal backgrounds, Denver's growth, Beth Israel's growth, fundraising talk, community effort.

Oral History Interview with Amalia Banker, 1978 August 25

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Identifier: B098.04.0007.00001
Overview Topics include: Early life and memories, emigration from Jerusalem, emigration to Denver.

Oral History Interview with Barney Rubin, 1979 July 20

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00010
Overview Topics include: Family background in Russia, father a tailor, family got sick in the epidemic in Russia and died when Barney was 14, resisted Czarist Russia and the draft so left for America, worked as tailor, life in New York, attachment to Russia clothes and ways.

Oral History Interview with Bertha Meltzer Wine, 1980 February 20

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00027
Overview Topics covered: Family background in Austria, father was a Rabbi, 9 children, 3 sons all became rabbis; fleeing Austria after Hitler took power, end of family in Europe; memories of life in Austria, came to America in 1910, first in family to come, came to New York first for 3 years, missed the mountains and came to Denver; became a sewing teacher at a factory, efforts in Denver to unionize, always working in a clothing factory, move to ready to wear made it harder to make a good living; life...

Oral History Interview with Dora Goldstein, 1979 August 1

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Identifier: B098.04.0007.00002
Overview Topics include: Why family emigrated, what family did before in Europe, life in New York, life in Denver and at Beth Israel, work life and family life, old country health remedies.

Oral History Interview with Dora Kay, 1980 October 13

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00009
Overview Topics include: Education, father was a Rabbi, mother was a midwife, talks about her brothers, grew up in Aspen, family life.

Oral History Interview with Dora Perlmutter, 1979 July 29

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00011
Overview Topics include: Born in Russia, father a cattle dealer; married in Russia to Pinchus Perlmutter who was a plasterer/contractor; first children were a set of triplets, one died, now has 5 children; father came to America and brought back money, was killed in WWI; when immigrating the boat ran into a storm and sank, she and her children were saved on a lifeboat but many died; learning the daven; talks about life in Russia and life in Denver.

Oral History Interview with Dorothy Segal, 1979 July 18

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00024
Overview Topics covered: Born in Poland, came to America with a friend at 12 years old, came directly to Denver, West Colfax; worked as a seamstress and dressmaker, worked constantly to bring her family over from Poland one by one; lived in boarding house, went to school at night to learn English; family came over and they all lived together, father fixed watches, she never married; life on West side.

Oral History Interview with Edward Hirschfeld, 1980 June 2

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Identifier: B098.03.0007.00005
Overview Topics covered: Beth Israel hospital and his ties to other community organizations. Brief personal history.

Oral History Interview with Fanny Yaffe, 1980 July 2

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Identifier: B098.03.0007.00004
Overview Topics Covered: personal history, grew up in Tennessee, lived in St. Louis, moved to Denver after visiting daughter here, husband got job as lac tech at Beth Israel, Fannie helped at Beth Israel a lot, member of ladies auxiliary, fund raising, planned programming and entertainment, spending time with the residents.