January 1987
Western States Jewish History;Jan1987, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p166
Academic Journal
The article profiles Charles Ilfeld, a Jewish pioneers, in New Mexico. Ilfeld was born in Germany has migrated in New Mexico at the age of 17. He successfully established the largest general merchandise store located in between St. Louis and San Francisco, California. Moreover, he has contributed in the establishment of Congregation Montefiore of Las Vegas, a synagogue in New Mexico.


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