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Jewish Family and Children's Service. (Denver, CO)

 Organization

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 11 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Jacobs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B200
Overview Mary Jacobs (1902-1994) grew up in Denver and was involved extensively with social service organizations in Denver including the National Council of Jewish Women, which she was President of Council 1954-55, Jewish Family and Children's Services and the Allied Jewish Community Council. The Mary Jacobs Papers contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, by-laws, speeches, notes, board meeting agenda, newsletters and notebooks related to Mary Jacobs from 1950 through 1988.
Dates: 1950-1986

Oral History Interview with Dr. Alfred Neumann, 1978 July 19

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00004
Overview Topics covered: Brief biographical information on Dr. Neumann, social work; working with other organizations; helping refugees, resettlement; services provided and available.
Dates: 1978 July 19

Oral History Interview with Murray Hayutin, 1978 August 3

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0008.00002
Overview Topics covered: Murray talks about his presidency of the Jewish Family and Children's services, programs they are working on, volunteers.
Dates: 1978 August 3

Oral History Interview with Robert Aaron, 1978 August 23

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00002
Overview Topics covered: Work with Jewish Family and Children’s Services, time as president, primary functions of the organization, relationship b/w JFCS with other Jewish organizations and non-Jewish organizations.
Dates: 1978 August 23

Oral History Interview with Sydney Grossman, 1978 November 16

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00001
Overview Topics covered: Work with Jewish Family and Children’s Services, primary functions of the organization, relationship b/w JFCS with other Jewish organizations and non-Jewish organizations.
Dates: 1978 November 16

Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy, 1978 November 2

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00003
Overview Topics covered: Interview focuses on the resettlement of refugees in the Denver area and nationally; need was especially heavy after WWII; adoption services and foster home program; resettling German Jews post WWII and the Russian Jewry later; surveys of Denver Jews.
Dates: 1978 November 2

Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy, 1976 October 7

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00003
Overview "Tillye Levy, née Shulman, recounts her early childhood growing up in Central City, Colo. and later years in Denver, Colo. She describes her introduction to and continuing involvement in various Jewish charitable organizations in the Denver area.Born in Denver, Colo. in 1895, Mrs. (Sam) Levy grew up in Central City, Colo. where her father, Robert Shulman owned a clothing store and also the George Washington Mine. When she was a child, the family moved to Denver, Colo. after the mine...
Dates: 1976 October 7

Oral History Interviews with Tillye Levy and Mary Jacobs, 1978 July 24

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00006
Overview Tillye Levy topics covered: JFCS coordinating committee for immigrants, resettling refugees on Denver Plan, adoption and foster services; surveying the elderly community.

Mary Jacobs topics covered: what happened during her presidency of the agency in 1962-63; her husband was treasurer; family life education; utility workshop was to help people work who couldn’t work in the open job market due to age or ability.
Dates: 1978 July 24

Ray David, between 1915-1919

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0039.00006
Overview Ray S. David stands in an outdoor setting in a suit and hat. In 1915, Mrs. Ray S. David was hired as superintendent of the Denver's Jewish Aid Society to supervise relief activities. She was nicknamed ''Little Mother to the Poor'' for her settlement work with East European Jewish immigrants. Ray David was a member of the Woman's Club of Denver, Denver Board of Charities and Corrections as well as the State Board of Pardons, and campaigned for women's suffrage.
Dates: between 1915-1919

Tillye Levy on Jewish Family and Children's Service, 1978 January 12

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00020
Overview "Tillye Levy (née Shulman) reviews, in rhyme, the history of the Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS) at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of the JFCS. Levy was one of the founders of the JFCS in Denver, an organization that helped resettle Jewish Holocaust refugees after World War II.Born in Denver, Colo. in 1895, Tillye Mathilda Shulman (Mrs. Sam) Levy grew up in Central City, Colo. where her father, Robert Shulman owned a clothing store and also the George Washington Mine. When...
Dates: 1978 January 12