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 6 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
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
Overview Second application for addmittance to JCRS in Denver, Colorado filled out in black ink for Max Glick amd dated October 11, 1909. Information on the form includes his sex, age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, societies or lodges belonged to, nearest relatives and is signed by Max Glick. In the "Beneficial Societies or Lodges" section "Independent Order of Odd Fellows" and "Independent Order of Bnai Brith" are listed. Nearest relatives are listed as "Harry...
Dates: 1909 October 11
Overview Topics covered: Tillye Levey describes the project; Noah a Denver native, talks about JCRS beginnings and history, he was president in 1954 and didn't want to close after it was no longer needed as a TB center so shifted to cancer research; talks about hospital research, the shopping center, commercialized the land after they got rid of the farm; talks a lot about fund raising; differences and competition between JCRS and NJH. Second half on Interview focuses on the B’nai B’rith, camps, social...
Dates: 1978 January 24
Overview Sidney Grazi was born in 1914, the oldest of four children born of immigrant parents (Aleppo, Syria; and Russia). He was a proficient musician, private pilot, and general contractor of homes and commercial properties in Denver through the Titan Construction Company. Collection contains awards and photographs related to Sidney Grazi from 1960 through 1965.
Dates: circa 1955-1965