Boy Scouts of America
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Several boys dressed in Boy Scout uniforms stand on a stage at the B'nai B'rith building in Denver, Colorado saluting the American flag held by one of the boys. Another boy is holding an unidentified flag. Unidentified men stand on the stage and in front of it saluting the American flag.
Dates: between 1950-1960
Overview Charles Fish moved to Colorado in 1937 and worked in Blackhawk and Central City at the Bobtail tunnel on the Mammoth vein and at mines in Idaho Springs. Fish reflects on his career as a gold miner and recalls working conditions, pay, and the dangers of mining. Discusses his involvement in the Boy Scouts, his time serving in World War II, and his move to Colorado Springs.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Overview A five-piece aluminum World War I ''doughboy'' mess kit used as a Boy Scout mess kit. The kit is multi-purpose and includes silverware. The top and bottom of kit are used for cooking and serving. The spoon and fork are stamped with ''U.S.'', the knife is stamped with ''R.I.A. U.S. 1917'', and the handle of the pan is stamped with ''U.S. 1918''. Originally belonged to Ira M. Beck.
Dates: circa 1918
Overview Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Stratton discuss changes in the University Park neighborhood since moving there in 1948, including the growth of the University of Denver and the impact of busing on neighborhood schools. Thomas Stratton also recounts an incident that took place on October 12, 1958, during the time that he was Scoutmaster for Troop 5 in 1960-1962. Following a hike near Lake Isabelle, Colorado, a member of the troop named Dick Evans fell into a ravine, breaking a leg and his back. Members of...
Overview Pueblo, Colorado's Jewish community really solidified in 1886 with the founding of the Hebrew Benevolent Union although Jews had been in Pueblo since the 1870s. The first congregation was started in 1895. In 1900, Temple Emanuel, a reform temple was built and the orthodox later incorporated as B'nai Jacob. In 1950, the United Hebrew Center was formed. Over the century a once sizable Jewish population has dwindled. Temple Emanuel still operates today with about 30 families....