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 202 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Photograph of the framed charter of B'nai B'rith Colorado Lodge, No 2271. The charter is dated April 26, 1960 and signed by the Lodge President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, and Secretary as well as the B'nai B'rith President and Secretary.
Dates: after 1960 April 26
Overview B'nai B'rith Denver Lodge No. 171 charter listing the names of applicants. A number of Denver's early prominent Jewish pioneers are listed on the charter, including Julius Londoner, David Kline, Fred Z. Salomon and his brother Hyman, Michael Hattenbach, Louis Anfenger, Philip Trounstine, Edward Pisko and Dr. John Elsner.
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.