Naomi Sandweiss,Dr. Noel Pugach's Jewish Albuquerque: 1860-1960 (Images of America) PDF

By Naomi Sandweiss,Dr. Noel Pugach

Albuquerque, based via Spanish colonists in 1706, turns out an strange position for Jewish immigrants to settle. but lengthy ahead of New Mexico statehood in 1912, Jewish settlers had made their houses within the excessive barren region city, situated at the banks of the Rio Grande River. in the beginning, company possibilities lured German Jews to the Santa Fe path; through the expansive railroad days of the Eighteen Eighties, Jewish voters have been poised to tackle management roles in enterprise, executive, and neighborhood lifestyles. Henry Jaffa, a Jewish service provider and acquaintance of Wyatt Earp, served as Albuquerque's first mayor. From launching companies alongside primary road, to constructing the Indian buying and selling Room on the famed Alvarado inn and founding buying and selling posts, path sixty six vacationer institutions, and the Sandia Tram, Jewish businesspeople partnered with their buddies to spice up Albuquerque's already abundant resources. alongside the best way, neighborhood individuals outfitted Jewish organizations--a B'nai B'rith bankruptcy, Congregation Albert, and Congregation B'nai Israel--that made their mark upon the bigger Albuquerque community.

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