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United Way of America


In 1887, Frances Wisebart Jacobs, Father William O'Ryan (Catholic Priest), Reverend Myron Reed (social gospel advocate), and Rabbi William Friedman of Congregation Emanuel founded Denver Charitable Organization Society. That organization evolved into the National United Way.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

A Legacy of Caring : Early Colorado Jewish Women, 1860-1930, 2004

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00003
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish women from Colorado who help set up as well as work in charitable orgnazitions in Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2004 RMJHS Dinner.
Dates: 2004