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

 Organization

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 9 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 13

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0037.00003
Overview Left to right former Judge Charles Rosenbaum, member of the ADL's National Executive Committee; Oscar Cohen, ADL National Program Director and opening speaker at the conference; James Reed, Denver attorney and Christian Family Movement leader and chairman of the opening session; the Rev. Francis J. Malecek, S. J., assistant professor of Philosophy at Regis College and chairman of the conference steering committee; and Mrs. Marilyn Burton from the Christian Family Movement and member of the...
Dates: 1965 January 13

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 13

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Identifier: B063.04.0037.00005
Overview Eight unidentified individuals sit around the perimeter of a classroom at Regis College during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting in Denver.
Dates: 1965 January 13

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 13

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Identifier: B063.04.0037.00006
Overview Several unidentified individuals stand in a large room listening to an unidentified speaker during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting at Regis College in Denver.
Dates: 1965 January 13

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 13

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Identifier: B063.04.0037.00002
Overview Left to right an unidentified man; Oscar Cohen, New York ADL National Program Director; two unidentified men; Sheldon Steinhauser, ADL's Regional Director; Rev. Francis J. Malecek, S. J., Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Regis College; and an unidentified man stand in a row during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting at Regis College in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1965 January 13

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 12

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Identifier: B063.04.0037.00004
Overview Left to right Oscar Cohen, ADL National Program Director; Robert Adelstein, ADL Council Chairman; Mandel Berenbaum, vice-chairman of ADL's Denver Executive Committee and first chairman of the Council; and Sheldon Steinhauser, ADL's Regional Director, pose together in a hallway during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting at Regis College in Denver.
Dates: 1965 January 12

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 12

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Identifier: B063.04.0037.00007
Overview Left to right two unidentified men; Sheldon Steinhauser, ADL's Regional Director; Rev. Francis J. Malecek, S. J., Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Regis College, Chairman of the Conference Steering Committee; and former Judge Charles Rosenbaum, member of the ADL's National Executive Committee pose together during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting at Regis College in Denver.
Dates: 1965 January 12

Edward Silverberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B146
Overview 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

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

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00009
Overview 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 experiences...
Dates: 1977 June 6

Sheldon Steinhauser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B400
Overview Sheldon Steinhauser was born in the Bronx, New York City, on August 11, 1930. His accomplishments include service with the Anti-Defamation League, 1950-1985 (Mountain States Regional Director and serveral national positions in Denver, 1957-1985; Executive Director of the Allied Jewish Federation (now Jewish Colorado), 1985-1991; Associate Professor of Sociology at Metropolitan State University of Denver, 1969-2015, and served as the Director of Development for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and...
Dates: 1967-2017