Abstract: 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.
Abstract: Congregaton Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol Congregation (BMH-the Great House of Study) was establsihed in 1892 in a group of rented rooms above co-founder Henry Plonsky's shoe and boot store on Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. It officially incorporated in 1897 and grew to become Denver's largest modern Orthodox Jewish congregation. The congregation was first housed at 24th and Curtis Streets and then erected a new building at 16th and Gaylord. In 1969 BMH moved to its present location at 560 S. Monaco Pkwy. Rabbi Charles Eliezar Hillel Kauvar became the first rabbi of BMH in 1901 and served in that position for more than 50 years. In 1972, Stanley Wagner became Rabbi. He and Rabbi Kauvar created the Center for Judaic Studies. Oheb Zedek (Those Who Love Justice) left BMH in 1911, but merged back in the 1930s. Beth Joseph became part of BMH-BJ in 1996.
The collections includes ledgers, material culture, cash receipt books, and a BMH Women's League Minute Book.
Abstract: Collection contains financial records, correspondence, administrative records, programs, newsclippings and newsletters from the Beth Israel Congregation.
Abstract: Collection contains administrative records, photographs, scrapbooks, publications, clippings and minutes from the Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center from 1927-1995.
Abstract: The Division of Athletics and Recreation is an administrative unit within the University of Denver (DU) that manages collegiate athletics and recreational activities for DU students. The bulk of the records in this collection have been generated by the Media Relations unit, which is an administrative unit within the University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation, and serves as the liaison between DU's coaches and student-athletes, and the national, regional, and local media. This collection contains records reflecting these activities. These records include: media guides, game programs, team rosters, press releases, photographs, and related promotional materials.