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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Aimee Strauss, 1982 March 19

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00092
Overview "Aimee (nee Peyser) Strauss reminisces about growing up in Denver, Colo. She talks specifically about the education she received in public schools, as well as her religious education at Temple Emanuel Sunday School. She discusses her work experience while a single woman, including her involvement in the education of immigrant Jews on the West Side of Denver. She describes her wedding to Melvin Strauss, their honeymoon in California, and their experiences in the grocery business in Denver. She...
Dates: 1982 March 19

Oral History Interview with Forrest Meyer, 1984 November 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00125
Overview "Forrest Meyer recounts the history of his family, beginning with his father who migrated as a teenager from Poland to Rocky Ford, Colo. He describes his family moving to Ft. Collins, Colo. where his father opened a clothing store. Forrest recalls the role that religion played in his life as a young boy, including the weekly trips his family made to attend Temple Emanuel in Denver. He describes growing up Jewish in a rural town, and the camaraderie that existed between him and his friends of...
Dates: 1984 November 1

Oral History Interview with Frayda Ornsten, 1978 July 17

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00038
Overview Frayda Lynn Ornsten (née Blumberg) discusses her childhood, including the Jewish environment, schooling, and family gatherings. She also discusses her two marriages and her education and career in the field of special education. She talks about her father, Ben Blumberg, and her relationship with him. She reflects on changing attitudes, roles, goals of youth, and her philosophy of life. Went to the University of Denver.

Interview Index notes in Release file B098.01.0022.0003
Dates: 1978 July 17

Oral History Interview with Henry and Leona Frankel, 1977 November 7

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00017
Overview Henry Frankel's family came from Europe and settled early in Denver. They had a few bussinesses. They owned Growth and Progress club and Green Gables Country Club. They were members of Temple Emanuel.
Dates: 1977 November 7

Oral History Interview with Rabbi Earl Stone, 1991

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00147
Overview Topics Covered: Joining the Army, served as the first Jewish Chaplain to enter the European Theater in WWII, organizing a wedding in a few days when unexpected orders to deploy were received, experiences as a chaplain in the army during WWII.
Dates: 1991