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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Anthony Zarlengo, 1983 January 3

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00105
Overview Talks about Philip Hornbein's opposition to the Klu Klux Klan, felt Stapleton was sympathetic to the Klan. In 1928, Zarlengo began practicing law, and worked for DA. Talks about the microphone case, when Governor’s office was bugged, Hornbein represented those accused. Zarlengo appointed Chief Prosecutor. Talks a lot about Hornbein and Ben Lindsey.
Dates: 1983 January 3

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

Oral History Interview with Isadore Hershkowitz, 1980 April 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00088
Overview Subjects cover early Jewish life, working in the tavern business, difficulty finding a job with a Jewish name, Congregation Shearith Israel and Klu Klux Klan.
Dates: 1980 April 1

Oral History Interview with Joseph Mosko, 1979 December 27

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Identifier: B098.02.0007.00008
Overview Topics covered: Allied Jewish Federation and involvement in several other Jewish organizations (see agents), brief background, Denver Jewish community, experiences at University of Denver, War effort at home.
Dates: 1979 December 27

Oral History Interview with Phillip Hornbein, Jr., 1981 May 9

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00095
Overview "Philip Hornbein, Jr. talks about his father, Philip Hornbein, Sr. He describes his father's parents, immigrants from Eastern Europe in the 1870s and his siblings, as well as his father's education in Denver, Colo. He details legal cases his father handled while an attorney in Denver, including his efforts against the Ku Klux Klan. His father was born in New York City and attended the University of Denver, School of Law, graduating in 1902. Philip Hornbein, Jr. describes his father's role in...
Dates: 1981 May 9

Oral History Interview with Sam Beck, 1976 September 17

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00007
Overview "Sam Beck explains how his family escaped from Russia when he was very young and lived in Cotopaxi, Colorado, before settling in Denver. He discusses his life in Denver in the early 1900s, including such topics as his school days, some of his pastimes, Jewish families living in Denver, farmers in Colorado, and businesses and business owners in Denver. He mentions prejudice against Jews in Denver and also talks about the Ku Klux Klan's influence in the city. In addition, he discusses Jewish life...
Dates: 1976 September 17