Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.)
B'nai B'rith is the oldest and largest of the national Jewish service organizations in the United States. The Charter for the Denver Chapter states that the (Independent Order of B’nai B’rith Charter for a Lodge to be known by the name, style and title of Denver Lodge No. 171 to hold its sessions in the city of Denver, Col. seventh day of April, 1872 (5632)). Through a national effort, the organization raised enough money to open National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives in 1899.
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Seven men, members of B'nai B'rith Lodge 171, dressed in tuxedos and posed together. Back row left to right: Jack Capito, Saul Pinchick, Hy Goodstein, and Dave Goldstein. Front row left to right: Joe Cohen, Lou Gelt, and Hy Coggan.
Four musicians dressed in western attire and an unidentified man wearing a suit and a B'nai B'rith badge stand around four patients at Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Aurora, Colorado.
Martin M. Gluchow, president of B'nai B'rith District Grand Lodge #2, stands with a young boy, a patient at National Jewish Hospital, who is standing in a crib wearing Gluchow's glasses.
Left to right: Arthur Hayutin, Mayor Quigg Newton, unidentified, Gert Stillman, Ms. Wagner, and Ben Blumberg pose together in front of an American flag. Mayer Quigg Newton and the unidentified man hold a copy of ''A Measure of Freedom'' by Arnold Forster between them.
Left to right: I. Mellman, Sam Milken, M. Silver, and two unidentified men pose together at the B'nai B'rith office in Denver, Colorado after the four men to the left received 50 Year Membership Awards.
Winners of the B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 A.B. Cowan Essay Contest. Left to right winners Joseph Litvak, David Kay, Sally Raub, Sharon Katchen, Judy Hecht, Jeff Kazzaz, Ruth Fortus, and John Goodman with Max Frankel and President Gerald Mellman handing an award to John Goodman.
Max Frankel stands to the left of the nine students who are B'nai B'rith Lodge 171 A.B. Cowan Contest Winners. The students are back row left to right, Pam Kamlet, Allah Gladstone, Larry Rose, and Barry Auerbach, and front row left to right, Cynthia Miller, Brenda Goorian, Marv Segall, Anne Hermann, and Susan Freeman.