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 28 Collections and/or Records:
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 "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
Overview "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
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
Overview Topics covered: Anonymous interview with someone who received services from JFCS, personal and marital counseling.
Dates: circa 1978
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
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
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