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  • David Kline, First President of Denver's B'nai B'rith

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:63982

    Summary: Formal portrait of Denver Jewish pioneer merchant David Kline, who moved to the city in 1865 and served as the first president of Denver's B'nai B'rith Lodge No. 171. He and Charles Schayer had also been leading members of the Hebrew Burial Society, which evolved into the Hebrew Benevolent Society.

  • National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section, Kosher Picnic at Leadville, Colorado

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:63983

    Summary: A group of men and women in and in front of a horse drawn wagon. Standing in front of the wagon left to right: Mrs. Saidi Lands, Dr. Sol G. Kahn, Sol Garrett, Martha Kafiski, Mrs. Adolph Bair, Miss Sadie American, Mrs. Carrie Mayer, Alfred A. Freedham, and Grace Diamond. On the wagon: unidentified man, Ben Brown (driver), Amelia Friedlander (holding sign), Alfred Huffman, Tillie Kahn, the Mother of Sadie American, the Son of Mrs. Adolph Bair, and Mr. Rosenbush. The group participates in a Jewish picnic at Twin Lakes in Leadville, Colorado. Amelia Freedlander holds a sign that reads, ''This Way Kosher Picnic.'' The word ''Kosher'' is in Hebrew. The Denver Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hosted the picnic to honor Sadie American who was touring the country to help form new sections of NCJW. The Denver Section was founded in 1893, the same year the national organization was established to promote Jewish education, philanthropy, and social reform. The early group of women worked to offer aid and to Americanize East European immigrants at the turn of the 20th Century.

  • Gift Containers for Shipment to Armed Forces Overseas

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:64052

    Summary: Ben Blumberg and Sidney Jacobs, dressed in suits, stand on either side of a truck loaded with packages for B'nai B'rith servicemen during World War II. Ben Blumberg and Sydney Jacobs were leaders in the Denver chapter of B'nai B'rith. The truck is from Tom's Express, a moving company and is parked in front of an inn.

  • Iota Kappa Fraternity at Civic Center Park

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:64057

    Summary: A line of twenty men and women are holding Iota Kappa Fraternity pennants and wear hats that read ''I.K.F.'' They are standing at intersection of Colfax Avenue, Cheyenne Place, and Broadway in Denver, Colorado. From left to right: Harry Kaufman, Maimie Denker, Sam Perotin, Tillie Rudofsky, (unknown), Celia Jacobs, Iz Plotkin, Betty Rottman (Alpert), Phil Rossman, Celia Wagner, Joe Melnick, Jessie Bronstine (Sachter), Harry Gibbons, Ann Gibbons, Albert Lenner, Ann Wandel, Dave Wandel, Henrietta Wandel, (unknown), Max Pollock. Behind them is a driver at the wheel of a charabanc. The Smoky Hill Trail/Pioneer Monument and Fountain is visible behind the charabanc. In the background is a tramway car and the Denver Public Library Carnegie building (1910-1956). The buildings on Colfax Avenue include the Franklin Studebaker building and The Stanley Motor Carriage Co. building.

  • National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section, Kosher Picnic at Leadville, Colorado

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:64055

    Summary: A group of men and women in and in front of a horse drawn wagon. Standing in front of the wagon left to right: Mrs. Saidi Lands, Dr. Sol G. Kahn, Sol Garrett, Martha Kafiski, Mrs. Adolph Bair, Miss Sadie American, Mrs. Carrie Mayer, Alfred A. Freedham, and Grace Diamond. On the wagon: unidentified man, Ben Brown (driver), Amelia Friedlander (holding sign), Alfred Huffman, Tillie Kahn, the Mother of Sadie American, the Son of Mrs. Adolph Bair, and Mr. Rosenbush. The group participates in a Jewish picnic at Twin Lakes in Leadville, Colorado. Amelia Freedlander holds a sign that reads, ''This Way Kosher Picnic.'' The word ''Kosher'' is in Hebrew. The Denver Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hosted the picnic to honor Sadie American who was touring the country to help form new sections of NCJW. The Denver Section was founded in 1893, the same year the national organization was established to promote Jewish education, philanthropy, and social reform. The early group of women worked to offer aid and to Americanize East European immigrants at the turn of the 20th Century.

  • Unitonian Club Outing at Idaho Springs

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:64056

    Summary: A group of nineteen men and women stand on a street in front of an automobile in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Joe and Betty Alpert are fifth and sixth from the left. The men wear striped knitted caps with a tassel; the women and one man hold Japanese-style umbrellas. A man and a woman are standing behind a brick wall of a multi-storied building. A track runs down the street. The Unitonian Club was a Jewish club in Denver, Colorado.

  • Celia Isaacs with Children, Sadie and Louis

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:37767

    Summary: Formal portrait of Celia (Stager) Isaacs posed behind a prop fence with her children Sadie and Louis.

  • Hannah Levy as a Young Woman

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:37772

    Summary: Hannah Levy sits in an outdoor setting in the early 1930s. Hannah and brother Jack Levy are the founders of several women's clothing retail stores, in Colorado: the Hosiery Bar, Fashion Bar, and Hannah. She also became a leading Colorado philanthropist and helped support numerous community institutions, including the Rose Hospital and the University of Denver.

  • Kobey Family Home in Aspen, Colorado

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:37764

    Summary: Exterior of the Kobey family home in Aspen, Colorado.

  • Seven Solomon Sisters

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:37763

    Summary: Headshots of all seven Solomon sisters: Esther, Deborah, Theresa, Anne, Flora, Ruth, and Goldie.