Jewish Family and Children's Service. (Denver, CO)
The Central Jewish Aid Society of Denver, Colorado, was incorporated in 1923 and became the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Denver in 1954. It became the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Colorado in 1972 and in 1991 became the Jewish Family Service of Colorado.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Colorado (JFCS) was created in response to international, national, and local needs of refugees. In 1947, the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Denver, Colorado was created when the boards of the Central Jewish Aid Society of Denver, Colorado and the Denver Coordinating Committee for Immigrants of the National Council of Jewish Women merged. Dr. Alfred Neumann, a social worker, became the full-time director. The agency provided services in...
Dates: 1948 - 2007
Abstract "Adeline Grossman talks about early life in Cheyenne, Wyoming and her life as a mother, wife and ""full time volunteer."" She grew up in Cheyenne before the Depression and was also one of Denver's leading volunteer activist. She also discusses her role in Jewish Children and Family Service.Adeline E. Grossman was the 1984 Golda Meir Award recipient. The Golda Meir Award is given annually by the Denver, Colorado Allied Jewish Federation's Jewish Women's Center to an outstanding woman...
Dates: 1982 September 9
Abstract "Dr. Alfred Neumann recounts his experience as a Vienna refugee and his migration to New York in 1938, where he received graduate training in social work. He discusses his marriage, family life, and positions in social work--most notably his directorship of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Denver (JFCS) from 1948 to 1976. In this interview Dr. Neumann gives details about the founding of this agency, the various services it provided, and the ways in which Jewish European immigrants...
Dates: 1976 October 6