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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 8 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 ''Julia'', circa 1978

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00005
Overview Topics covered: Anonymous interview with someone who received services from JFCS, personal and marital counseling.
Dates: circa 1978

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 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

 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 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