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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File — Box: B171.01.0001
Overview Contains Colorado Correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office, the Colorado committee, and various groups. It also contains correspondence from two directors of the Colorado IRO committee. The correspondence is arranged into seven series: 1. Jewish Relief Society, 1903-1911. 2. Central Jewish Aid Society, 1916. 3.Jewish Social Service Bureau, 1913-1915. 4. NJH, JCRS, and B'nai B'rith, 1906-1919. 5. Milton M. Schayer, 1907-1914. 6. Lessy Levy, 1906-1907 7. John Livington Paper on IRO,...
Overview Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office, the Colorado Committee, and Jewish charities, primarily the Jewish Relief Society of Denver.