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Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society

 Organization

The Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) was established in 1976 to promote and sponsor historical activity related to the Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region. The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado partners with the RMJHS and Ira M. Beck and Perle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Rocky Mountain Jewish History to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The first director was Belle Marcus and Dr. Jeanne E. Abrams became the director in 1982. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated part of University of Denver Penrose Library (now University Libraries) Special Collections and Archives in 1995.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B063
Overview The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, and other materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado. It also contains some photographs from other states and countries.
Dates: 1790-2006; 1790 - 2006

Box 25, 1991-2018

 File — Box: B230.02.0025
Identifier: B230.02.0025
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains records of the promotional activities of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society to publicize the history of the Jewish experience in the west. These activities include: trips to historical sites, annual dinners, fundraisers, and commemorative events.
Dates: 1991-2018

Creating Communities Digitized Images

 Collection
Identifier: B406
Overview The Denver Public Library began the Creating Communities Project in 2008. The library and partners, including the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS), contributed information and digitized images on different Denver neighborhoods. RMJHS contributed images of the West Colfax Jewish neighborhood. In 2012, the project expanded to digitize photographs of individual families. On July 23, 2012, RMJHS and the Denver Public Library had an ice cream social and digitized photographs of the...
Dates: Digitization: 2012

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: B230
Overview The Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) was established in 1976 to promote and sponsor historical activity related to the Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region. The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado partners with the RMJHS and the Ira M. Beck and Perle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Rocky Mountain Jewish history to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated...
Dates: 1976-2020

West Side Reunion Records

 Collection
Identifier: B264
Overview A group of Jewsish friends, who had grown up on Denver's Jewish West Side neighborhood, organized a pinic. The Denver West Side Reunion Picnic was held on July 15, 1979. High school classes of 1955 through 1958 were invited. Roberta Greengard, chair of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society, prepared questionnaires. Plans were made to have a larger reunion and invite people who had been part of the Jewish West Side. The West Side Reunion was held July 4-6, 1985. Reunion members again...
Dates: 1936-1985