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Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center

 Organization

Sources

The Jewish Community Center of Denver opened in 1922 as part of a nationwide movement to provide cultural and athletic activities to local Jewish communities. The Rude family donated the land in Blumberg Park and the Guldman family donated the equipment. With the initiation of day camping and programs for young adults and seniors, the Guldman Center outgrew the building and moved to a large mansion at 1601 Irving Street in 1937. The Center served to bring cultural and educational opportunities to the Jewish community. There were English classes for immigrants as well as literary and musical programs. The Irving Street Center served as the west branch of the Jewish Community Center until 1967. The east branch opened in 1950 at the old B’nai B’rith building at Colfax and Williams. In 1962, a new Jewish Community Center opened on 10 acres of land at East Alameda and Dahlia Streets, the Center's current site. In 1995, after extensive renovation, the Center was dedicated as the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center.

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Reports, 1958-1969

 File
Identifier: B329.01.0001.0001
Overview Several annual reports of the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: 1958-1969

Box 14, 1971-1990

 File — Box: B088.01.0014
Identifier: B088.01.0014
Overview (27) File folders #291-318 include: correspondence, legal, print advertising material, JCC Capital Campaign.
Dates: 1971-1990

Edward Simon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B329
Overview

Edward Elias Simon was a long-time board member and president of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) from 1967 to 1969. He initiated a development fund during his presidency of the JCC and the new facilities were dedicated in August of 1972. The collection includes material on the expansion project of the JCC, administrative materials, photographs, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1958-1982

Jewish Community Center, 1992

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0048.00058
Overview Empty lot with the Jewish Community Center in the background in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1992

Jewish Community Center, 1992

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0048.00059
Overview Parking lot with the Jewish Community Center playground in the background in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1992

Jewish Community Center, 1992

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0048.00060
Overview Jewish Community Center in Denver, Colorado. Sign in front says: "Jewish Community Center of Denver [illegible]." "Shwayder Theatre." and "Enroll Now, 1992 Ranch Camp."
Dates: 1992

Jewish Community Center Ranch Camp Records

 Collection
Identifier: B180
Overview Since 1953, the JCC Ranch Camp has been creating Jewish memories and friendships that last a lifetime. Located in Colorado’s magnificent Black Forest, the Ranch Camp provides children entering grades 2-11 with a truly western Jewish experience. Over the last 60 years of operation, JCC Ranch Camp has established a strong tradition of community that is built around and devoted to our campers. It is a place where life-long friendships are born, Jewish identities are discovered and nourished, and...
Dates: 1966-1986

Jewish Community Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: B179
Overview The Jewish Community Center originated in 1922 as part of a nationwide movement to provide cultural and athlectic activities to local Jewish communities. The Center operated in various locations until a new location was opened at East Alameda and Dahlia. In 1995, after extensive renovation, the Center was dedicated as the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center. Collection contains programs, publications, events, ephemera, architectural plans and administrative papers from the Jewish Community...
Dates: 1934-1975

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00025
Overview A woman speaks to several children in a gymnasium with a display behind her during Lorde of Israel Day at the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00026
Overview A woman in the foreground watches as other women hand out hats to children in a gymnasium during Lorde of Israel Day at the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969