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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Henry "Ruby" Rubenstein, 1979 April 2

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00043
Overview Interview covers Henry (aka Ruby) Rubenstein's arrival in Denver from Russia by himself at the age of 14. He was also a patient at JCRS and later an employee. He talks about his memories of Dr. Charles Spivak, patients, living and working at JCRS and JCRS events.
Dates: 1979 April 2

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 Wolfe Karsh, 1977 March 1

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Identifier: B089.01.0001.00008
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 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

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