Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The material in the collection includes items, photographs, and papers related to Dorothy Bercu Gross and her husband Norman Gross, her extended family, and her Vaudeville career in the 1920s and 1930s. Her father owned the Chicago Hide, Fur and Wool Company in Douglas, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado. The collection spans from the late 1800s to 2015 and illustrates an extended Jewish family and vaudeville performers.
Overview Contact prints of 35 millimeter roll of film. Images are from Sadie Schwartz Rosenzweig Rosenblatt. Most of the photographs depict various members of Sadie's family posed for formal studio portraits. One photograph shows three Rosenblatt brothers with their bakery wagon in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photographs are identified on a piece of paper included with the image.
Overview David Fainberg's handwritten application for admittance to JCRS. Includes information such as age (27), place of birth (Romania), and occupation (tailor). He was a widow and had one child, and his nearest relative was his father, Herman Fainberg, in Pittsburg. On the backside it reads he was admitted on January 26, 1911, and discharged on October 31, 1912.
Overview Ripped envelope with "J. Petrover Sighetul-Marmati-Romania" printed in the left corner. 10/17/23 is stamped on the back.
Overview Handwritten application for admittance to JCRS for Harry Barron. It includes such information as age (30), place of birth (Romania), and occupation (driver). He was divorced and had no children. He had no means of support, and hsi nearest relative was his aunt in Chicago. On the backside, it is written that he had tuberculosis, was admitted to the Sanatorium on October 24, 1910 and was discharged May 9, 1911.
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...
Overview Handwritten letter from I. Petrover to the JCRS in German. Letter is signed and dated.
Overview Typed letter in German from Dr. Isadore Bronfin, superintendent of the Sanatorium of JCRS, to Mr. I. Petrover. Letter is dated but unsigned, "I.D. Bronfin" is printed at the bottom.
Overview Topics covered: Born and grew up in New York, came to Denver in 1907 with her family to be closer to her mother’s extended family, parents originally from Romania, she thought Denver was terrible because it wasn't anything like New York, went to work at the Golden Eagle, worked as a candy packer for a while filling chocolate boxes, family had a little grocery store, story of how she was set up with her husband and their wedding, living in Grand Junction and Tabernash because her husband worked...