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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 18 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Saralee Pollock Shaper, 1978 June 13

 Item
Identifier: B098.11.0010.00005
Overview Interview covers Saralee's Presidency of National Jewish Council of Jewish Women and the Council's activities, Saralee's childhood in Denver and adult life.
Dates: 1978 June 13

Oral History Interview with Sydney Grossman, 1978 November 16

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Tillye Levy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B260
Overview Tillye Shulman Levy was one of the Denver Jewish community’s most dedicated and effective volunteers. Born in Central City in 1895, she first became involved in philanthropic charity work as a young woman, after meeting Fannie Lorber, the longtime president of the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children. As a teenager, Tillye worked at the Denver Trunk Factory in downtown Denver, located next door to the Lorber Shoe Company. Mrs. Lorber interested Tillye in the children and soon she was...
Dates: 1937-1980