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Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center

 Organization

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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 53 Collections and/or Records:

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00049
Overview Two unidentified adults sit at the front of a classroom and speak to unidentified children during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00050
Overview An unidentified adult sit at the front of a classroom and speak to unidentified children during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00051
Overview Two unidentified adults stand at the front of a classroom and speak to unidentified children during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00052
Overview Unidentified children and adults stand and sit around a map of the Middle East that is on the floor and add pieces of tissue paper to color various countries during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00053
Overview An unidentified woman holds a hat and stands in front of several children during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00054
Overview An unidentified woman stands in front of several children with a display behind her during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00055
Overview An unidentified woman holds a hat and stands in front of several children during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00056
Overview An unidentified woman and man sit in a circle with several unidentified children on the floor of a classroom during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00057
Overview An unidentified woman kneels in front of several unidentified children in a classroom during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00032
Overview Several unidentified children wearing hats play during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969