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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Hebrew Educational Alliance 30th Anniversary Dinner Program, 1992 February 5

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00149
Overview Excerpts from the 30th Anniversary Dinner: A Tribute to the 20 Founding Families of the Hebrew Educational Alliance.
Dates: 1992 February 5

Oral History Interview with Eva Berger Saphro, 1982 October 11

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00102
Overview Interviewed by her daughter, Eva talks about Glen Park School (later became Colfax Elementary) and was first PTA president, she was the first female president of Hebrew Educational Alliance, which was meant to be the Young Men's Hebrew Association. She also talks about gathering kosher food with Fannie Lorber for patients in Beth Israel Hospital.
Dates: 1982 October 11

Oral History Interview with Louis Cook, 1977 July 6

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00011
Overview Louis Cook discusses his father's emigration from Russia and describes Jewish life on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900s. He also discusses Cook's Russian Bath House that his parents Harry and Ida operated and the Cook's Bath baseball team, the early Hebrew Education Alliance, and his early career as a newsboy. Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, where he lived all of his life. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew...
Dates: 1977 July 6

Oral History Interview with Max M. Pomeranz, 1980 May 2

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00009
Overview Topics covered: Born in Poland, immigrated to US in 1920, first Lamar, CO then Pueblo to be closer to other Jews, came to Denver in 1930; Denver’s West Side and Hebrew Educational Alliance Synagogue activity; first member of JCC, then treasurer and president, growth of Center, camp, talks of other leaders of Center; active in other community groups.
Dates: 1980 May 2

Oral History Interview with Wolfe Karsh, 1977 March 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00008
Overview Wolfe Karsh discusses his family's emigration from Poland to Denver, Colorado when he was three years old. He describes Jewish life in Denver in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the Jewish religious community in the early 20th century. He talks about Shul Baer Milstein and the Hebrew Educational Alliance. He also discusses his interest in singing, his various jobs in Denver, his experience in the U.S. Navy, and his experience as a farmer and cattle rancher.
Dates: 1977 March 1

Winograd Judd Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B266
Overview Abraham Winograd immigrated to the United State in 1909. He had been born in Biala, Poland. His future wife, Matilda Pinsky had come earlier with her parents and brother from Lithuania. The couple had two children, Eleanor, born in Denver in 1916 and died in Greeley in 2007, ahd Harold Winograd, born in Denver in 1921 and died in Greeley in 1971. Eleanor Winograd married Morris Judd, who was born in Denver in 1916 in Denver and died in Boulder in 2003. Morris was a philosophy adjunct professor...
Dates: 1890-2013