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Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1946-2013

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Grossman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B155
Overview The Grossman family emigrated to America from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and moved to Denver because of tuberculosis. Abraham Grossman was an active member of the traditional Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) Synagogue and later of the Oheb Zedek Congregation which broke away from BMH in 1911. The Oheb Zedek Congregation rejoined the parent synagogue toward the end of the Great Depression. Abraham Grossman was the proprietor of the Grossman's Haberdashery, located on Sixteenth Street in Denver,...

Oral History Interview with Ben Blumberg, 1977 November 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.05.0008.00003
Overview Topics covered: Family history, life in Denver, working for the Rocky Mountain News and starting the West End Press; B'nai B'rith and several other organizations: JCC, JCRS, Rose Medical Center, Allied Jewish Federation. Index in file B098.18.0022.0008.

Oral History Interview with Edward Hirshfeld, 1980 June 2

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00011
Overview Topics covered: Brief personal history, talks about his father, experiences as chairman and president of Federation, involvement in other organizations as well

Oral History Interview with Henry Frankel, 1977 December 30

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00005
Overview Topics covered: Brief history of Mrs. Frankle, history of the Federation, fundraising goals, primary functions, WWII, fund raising, serving on the board, Community Chest (now United Way), president of Allied, Frankel's family background, other Jewish communities, Jewish culture and community in Denver.

Oral History Interview with Joseph Mosko, 1979 December 27

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00008
Overview Topics covered: Allied Jewish Federation and involvement in several other Jewish organizations (see agents), brief background, Denver Jewish community, experiences at University of Denver, War effort at home.

Oral History Interview with Moe Katz, 1978 November 16

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00003
Overview Topics covered: Briefly covers Mo's personal life, growing up in Colorado, education and business- Chemical Sales Company. Began working with Allied in 1948, 1956 became president, talks about presidency and events during that time, Nat Rosenberg, charitable organizations.

Oral History Interview with Morton Miller, 1980 January 10

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00009
Overview Topics covered: Very brief personal background, fundraising campaigns, presidency and activities since, organizations Federation helped, Russian Jewish immigration, Israel, Denver Jewish Community and merits of the oral history project.

Oral History Interview with Nathan Rosenberg, 1978 November 22

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00001
Overview Topics include: Nathan Rosenberg's background and education, professional career, the Depression, WWII, working with AJF after the war. Nature of Denver community and their response, Jewish Youth Council, Hadassah, Anti-Defamation League, Rose Hospital, Community Center. Developing Young Leadership Institutes and trips to Israel, established Hillel House at DU and CU, Beth Israel Hospital and elderly Jews, issues in the Jewish community.

Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy: National Home For Jewish Children and Allied Jewish Federation Federation, 1978 September 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00004
Overview Topics include: 1907 began volunteering at the National Home for Jewish Children on Sundays, later joined board in 1917, organization grew and built buildings, activities and leadership, how Federation got started, Nat Rosenberg, Women in the federation, fundraising, Israel tours, donors and effectiveness of the Federation.