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Oral History Interview with Phillip Hornbein, Jr. - Tape 2

"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…

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Oral History Interview with Phillip Hornbein, Jr. - Tape 1 Side B

"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…

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Oral History Interview with Phillip Hornbein, Jr. - Tape 1 Side A

"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…

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Oral History Interview with Betty Lustig

This oral history interview includes the story of the Lustig family immigrating, their part in the Cotopaxi Colony, membership with the Hebrew Educational Alliance when it began, and Jewish family…

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Oral History Interview with Sam Beck

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…

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Opening New Doors: Over a century of Colorado Jewish women in the professions

2023 RMJHS annual dinner video.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Colorado Jewish Women for 150 Years

This film was created for the 2020 RMJHS annual dinner.

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"Small Town Jews" Interviews

video includes the 2014 interviews with Sandy Vinnik, Evan Makovsky, Alan Golin Gass, and Ben Weindling. The interviews were conducted for the film "Small Town Jews: Creating Colorado…

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Nicholas Winton, The Power of Good

Video details the life and rescue mission of Nicholas Winton in 1938. Video includes additional information about some of the Jewish children he saved from Nazi violence. Includes a teachers'…

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Jewish Pioneers: Colorado Experience

Film by Rocky Mountain PBS about Jews in early Colorado. The film sourced materials from the Beck Archives.

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Constructing Colorado: Denver Jews and the City's Development

2019 RMJHS dinner video

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Taking to the Road: Colorado Jews in the Automotive Business

2017 RMJHS video.

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Striking Liquid Gold: Colorado Jews in the Oil Business

Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who were or who are in the oil business in Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2016 RMJHS Dinner.

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Kurt Heimann Holocaust Story

Oral history interview with Kurt Heimann. Kurt, born December 7, 1912 in Berlin, Germany, describes being barred from advancing in his early career because of the German antisemitic laws in the…

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Lotte Heimann Holocaust Story

Oral history interview with Lotte Grünfeld Heimann. Lotte, born September 3, 1918 in Berlin, Germany, discusses her happy childhood in prewar Germany; her parents Leo (Eliezar) and Erna (Esther)…

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Out of the Holocaust: Gerhard Heimann and Lotte Grünfeld Heimann Part 2

Part 2 of oral history interview with Gerhard Heimann and Lotte Gruenfeld Heimann. Gerhard Heimann, born on September 29, 1921 in Berlin, Germany, discusses his childhood in Berlin, where he…

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