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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Members of B'nai B'rith and B'nai B'rith Women gathered at the B'nai B'rith building in Denver, Colorado for the installation of Alta Cohen as president of B'nai B'rith Women.
Left to right: Jack Gelt, president Mile High Lodge #1783; Lloyd Kahn, chairman Blood Bank Committee Mile High Lodge; Myron Miller (Mickey) president Lodge 171; and David E. Harlem, chairman Blood Bank Committee of the Chest Disease Center pose together while making plans for the Blood Bank Program at National Jewish Hospital.
Back row left to right, Joe Cohen and Saul Pinchick and, front row left to right, Hy Goodstein and an unidentified man pose together at a B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado dinner.
Members of B'nai B'rith and B'nai B'rith women seated on the stage at the B'nai B'rith building in Denver, Colorado behind Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld who is standing at a speaker's podium. Seated left to right are Ben Blumberg, Ruby Sunshine Barter, an unidentified woman, Hyman Coggan, an unidentified man, and Vic Rose.