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Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1946-2013

Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:

Box 6, 1954 January 6-December 23

 File — Box: B103.01.0006
Identifier: B103.01.0006
Overview Allied Jewish Federation Allied Jewish Campaign scrapbook.

Box 7, 1957 January 8-November 29

 File — Box: B103.01.0007
Identifier: B103.01.0007
Overview Allied Jewish Federation, Allied Jewish Campaign scrapbook.

Box 8, 1945-1950

 File — Box: B103.01.0008
Identifier: 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.

Box 9, 1954-1963

 File — Box: B103.01.0009
Identifier: 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.

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,...

Harry Pells on an Israel Tour, 1963 October 6

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0038.00026
Overview Harry Pells sits astride a camel with his tour guide Moshe Ingbor at Beersheba while on an AJF tour in Israel.

Kiesler and Rifkin Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B190
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...

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 Duddie Fox, 1979 November 15

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00007
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.

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