Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado
- Existence: 1946-2013
Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B103.01.0006
File — Box: B103.01.0007
File — Box: B103.01.0008
Overview Allied Jewish Federation, Allied Jewish Campaign scrapbook Nov. 7, 1945 - Mar. 19, 1946; scrapbook May 2, 1946 - May 27, 1947, 1950 Intermountain Jewish News Message of Unity Radio Hour.
File — Box: B103.01.0009
Overview Allied Jewish Federation, Allied Jewish Campaign: Tercentenery scrapbook Nov. 11, 1954 - Mar. 3, 1955; scrapbook April 11, 1958 - 1962; and Allied Jewish Community Council Tour scrapbook April 26, 1963 - Nov. 21, 1963.
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,...
Overview East European Jewish immigrant, Adolph Kiesler, became a noted Colorado philanthropist. Born in Rumania in 1880, Kiesler settled in Denver's West Colfax Jewish neighborhood at the turn of the century, when he began as a peddler. He later recalled "I worked for fifteen cents a day at odd jobs, and then I got a job carring eoal for seventy-five cents a ton." Like so many immigrants, he scrimped and saved and after fifteen years and a variety of jobs, he had saved enough money to launch the...
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.
Overview Topics covered: Fox's involvement with Federation and it's beginnings, Sylvia Tucker, women in Federation, educating others about Zionism, memories of her husband, family and Sylvia Tucker, discussion on minutes.
Overview Topics covered: Brief personal history, talks about his father, experiences as chairman and president of Federation, involvement in other organizations as well