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Independent Order of B'nai B'rith


The Independent Order of B'nai B'rith was founded in New York City in 1843 by Jewish Germanic immigrants. B'nai B'rith is a philanthropic and social service organization that and seeks to integrate Jewish identity with the public and civil sphere in America.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

B'nai B'rith, 1897-1950

Identifier: B091.02
Scope and Contents Series 2 of 7 includes newspaper articles, Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) Denver Lodge 171 programs, and a national B'nai B'rith certificate to Milton Anfenger.
Dates: 1897-1950

B'nai B'rith, 1968-1978

Identifier: B093.01.0001.0007
Overview Various materials and publications related to B'nai B'rith, a philanthropic and social service organization.
Dates: 1968-1978

B'nai B'rith Certificate to Milton Anfenger, 1950 March 19

Identifier: B091.02.0001.0003.00004
Overview Certificate from B'nai B'rith in appreciation to Milton Anfenger for more than a half-century of service. The certificate was done in Washington, D. C. and was signed by the President and Secretary of B'nai B'rith. Milton Louis Anfenger served as president of the Denver Lodge No. 171 and as president and treasurer of B'nai B'rith Grand Lodge No. 2. Milton Anfenger was also a Colorado state senator and an attorney.
Dates: 1950 March 19

Box 1, 1944-1945, 2005

 File — Box: B207.01.0001
Identifier: B207.02.0001
Overview (1) book- ''Paving the Way: The Life of Morris E. Adelstein'' 2005; (2) magazines: ''The National Jewish Monthly'' 1944 and 1945
Dates: 1944-1945, 2005

Box 1, 1902-1970

 File — Box: B170.01.0001
Identifier: B170.01.0001
Overview The first Jewish families arrived in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1878 and Congregation Monefiore was formed in 1884. J. E. Rosenwald Lodge, No. 545, I.O.B.B was organized in 1902, the second B'nai B'rith Chapter in New Mexico. Contains two ledgers with Minutes (1902-1970), and two ledgers with financial information, including dues payments by members (1902-1980).
Dates: 1902-1970

Box 94 (Bowling Ball & Shoes), 1953-2018

 File — Box: B009.07.0094
Identifier: B009.07.0094
Overview Objects related to B'nai B'rith bowling association: Bowling ball, shoes, trophy and 2018 program.
Dates: 1953-2018

Box 97 (Bowling Bag), Mid-Late 20th Century

 File — Box: B009.07.0097
Identifier: B009.07.0097
Overview Bowling bag from mid-late 20th century. Belonged to B'nai B'rith bowling league member.
Dates: Mid-Late 20th Century

Charles Rosenbaum B'nai B'rith Papers

Identifier: B308
Overview Charles Rosenbaum was part of the professional law firm, Isaacson Rosenbaum, founded in 1960 and specializing in property law. Charles was active in the B’nai B’rith and the Allied Jewish Federation. He married Louise Michael Anfenger and they had two children: Stanton Rosenbaum and Louann (Rosenbaum) Miller. Collection contains speeches/addresses given by Charles Rosenbaum 1938-1960 and citizenship manuals written by Charles Rosenbaum for the B'nai B'rith Americanization Committee from 1929...
Dates: 1929-1952

Group of Men and Women in Front of Fence, 1912

Identifier: B091.01.0002.00001.00019
Overview Group of men and women standing in front of a large wood fence. Milton Anfenger is eighth from the right in the front. He is standing sideways and is smoking a cigar. The photograph is on page 172 of Milton Anfenger's scrapbook. He belonged to a number of organizations, including B'nai B'rith and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Milton Anfenger was also a Colorado state senator and an attorney.
Dates: 1912

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J.B. Fish, 1909 October 12

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0002.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Dr. J.B. Fish in Edgewater, Colorado requesting the secretary's name and address at both the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Independent Order of Bnai Brith to notify them their member, Mr. Max Glick, has been admitted to the Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 October 12