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.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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 The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...
Overview Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office in New York and National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, and the Colorado IRO Bureau of the Denver B'nai B'rith.