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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 40 Collections and/or Records:

Box 9, 1947-1977

 File — Box: B090.01.0009
Identifier: B090.01.0009
Overview (67) File folders include: International Programming - Middle East, College and University Curriculum, Israel Immigration-Emmigration.
Dates: 1947-1977

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

Exhibits, 1981-1984

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0003
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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
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

Oral History Interview with Joseph Mosko, 1979 December 27

 Item
Identifier: B098.02.0007.00008
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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

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