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 Benjamin Hoffman was killed in 1943 in the U.S. Navy. His brother Harry received permission to erect a headstone in Golden Hill Cemetery in 1949. Collection contains one framed gold star certificate related to Ben Hoffman from 1945.
Dates: 1945 June 8
Overview Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
Overview Left to right back row: Vic Rose, Hy Coggan, unidentified, and Ben Blumberg. Left to right front row: Joe Meeks, Sid Jacobs, Rabbi Lilyvel, and Judge Charles Rosenbaum pose together at a B'nai B'rith Lodge 171 event.
Dates: circa 1939
Overview Left to right: Mr. Rolnick, Dave Stein, Hy Coggan, Joe Cohen, Hy Goodstein, unidentified, and Sam Weinstein members of B'nai B'rith Lodge 171 stand in a row in a hallway with their hands stacked.
Dates: circa 1939
Overview Four men associated with B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado are gathered around a document. Back row left to right: Judge Al Cohen and Stan Hailpein. Front row left to right: Joe Cohen and Saul Levine.
Dates: between 1935-1945
Overview Eight men associated with B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado pose together and the head and shoulder portraits of two other men have been added to the photograph. Back row left to right: Saul Pinchick, Sanford Hertz, Ben Blumberg, Larry Lihrik, Joe Cohen, and Mrs. Litman. Front row left to right: Mickey Miller, Mandel Berenbaum, Mickey Freed, and Simon Quiat.''
Dates: between 1935-1950
Overview Left to right: Bernard Niders, Mandel Winter, Dan Thornton, Lou Gelt, and Joe Cohen pose together in the B'nai B'rith Building at E. Colfax and Williams. Dan Thornton holds a document all the men are looking at.
Dates: between 1940-1960