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B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. Mountain States Regional Office

 Organization

Biography

The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing, accommodations and education.

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Box 21, 1947-1977

 File — Box: B090.01.0021
Identifier: B090.01.0021
Abstract

Miscellaneous- newsclippings, administrative papers, pamphlets.

Dates: 1947-1977

Box 22, 1940-1960

 File — Box: B090.0022
Identifier: B090.01.0022
Abstract

(1) binder of memos from the Tri-State Regional Office Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith in Denver, Colorado regarding site visits - alphabetical listing of Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

Dates: 1940-1960

Edward Silverberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B146
Abstract Edward Silverberg was born in 1894 in Denver, Colorado and graduated from Colorado College of Dental Surgery. After serving in the army during World War I, he began his dental practice in Denver, where he was affectionately known as "Dr. Ed." He also served in World War II and was retired as a colonel in 1954. He worked actively in the Reserve Officers Association. He volunteered in many charitable and community organizations, including B'nai B'rith, Ex-Patients Home, and was a founder and...
Dates: 1915-2011

Exhibits, 1981-1984

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0003
Abstract

Folder contains lists of painting titles for two separate exhibits featuring Maria Lowenstein and a photocopy of an exhibit publicity card for the April 1981 Retrospective exhibit. Also included are insurance values for Maria Lowenstein's art displayed at the Governors Reception, Denver Art Museum April 30, 1984.

Dates: 1981-1984

Jack Greenwald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B344
Abstract Jack Greenwald was born June 14, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, the youngest son of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Greenwald (1888 - 1954). Rabbi Greenwald Rabbi Greenwald only knew German and had to learn Yiddish before he became rabbi of the Beth-Jacob Shul in Columbus, Ohio, a Yiddi. Jack Greenwald came to Denver, Colorado in 1946 and received his Bachelor of Science of Law, 1950, and his Juris Doctorate, 1952, both degrees from the University of Denver. Professionally, he specialized in the area of...
Dates: 1949 - 2012

Oral History Interview with Anti-Defamation League ''Oldtimers.'', 1977 April 30

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00010
Abstract

Four members of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) share their memories of ADL activities. They describe the founding of the ADL Mountain States office in 1941 and the leadership of this office. They also discuss antisemitism in Denver around World War II, Jewish life on the west side of Denver, and Jewish involvement in Colorado politics.

Dates: 1977 April 30

Oral History Interview with J. Harold Saks, 1977 June 6

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00009
Abstract J. Harold Saks was the first director of the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Regional Office, and in this oral history he discusses the Jewish community in Colorado, primarily focusing on the 1920s through the 1940s. He describes anti-Semitism in Colorado during this period, and he details the activities of Jewish organizations and religious leaders, including the formation of the Mountain States chapter of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). In addition, Saks talks about the...
Dates: 1977 June 6

Oral History Interview with Joseph Mosko, 1979 December 27

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00008
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1979 December 27

Oral History Interview with Nathan Rosenberg, 1978 November 22

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00001
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1978 November 22

Oral History Interview with Nathan Rosenberg (continued), 1978 November 22

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00002
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1978 November 22

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Type
Archival Record 37
Collection 4
 
Subject
Jews 23
Antisemitism 20
Denver (Colo.) 15
Colorado 9
Jewish men 6