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 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Folder 1 contains photographs and negatives. Photographs include a Congregation Emanuel cake, a collection of photographs from a Jewish Family and Children Service (JFCS) photo album, and negatives of the JFCS photo album.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1961
Overview Lillian Stein was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver to David and Rose Stein. Her father was a tailor and a cantor. Billie (Lillian) Stein began playing the trumpet in The Denver Post Boys Band. She started her all girls band at 14 and took Billie's Harmony Girls jazz band on the road when she graduated from high school at the age of 15. With her jazz band, she traveled throughout the United States performing on her trumpet. She married William Stein in 1939. Billie Stein became involved in many...
Dates: Other: 1920-1996
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.
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
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
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...