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Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver Records

Identifier: B102

The Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver was established in 1949 with goals to unite the Jewish community of Denver and work to coordinate charitable activities and the advancement of the Jewish community in Denver. Collection contains administrative papers, surveys, pamphlets and brochures relating to the Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver.

Dates: Other: 1950-1980

Box 1, 1950-1980

 File — Box B102.01.0001: Series B102.01 [Barcode: U186020743026]
Identifier: B102.01.0001

(3) file folders include: Administrative papers; Allied Recreation Survey (1955); A Study of Denver Jewish Youth (1971). Assorted pamphlets and brochures c. 1960.

Dates: 1950-1980

Box 18: JCRC events, programming, and publications, 2005 - 2017

 File — Box B157.01.0018: Series B157.01; Series B157.04 [Barcode: U186023306213]
Identifier: B157.04.0018

Box contains a total of seventeen file folders (FF) and only the last four are part of this series. This series includes FF14: materials from a 2005 JCRC phone-a-thon event; FF15: JCRC event and program fliers from 2012; FF16: JCRC and JEWISHcolorado event and program fliers from 2017; and FF17: two [2] JCRC publications.

Dates: 2005 - 2017

Box 18: JCRC minutes and resource guides, 1994 - 2018

 File — Box B157.01.0018: Series B157.01; Series B157.04 [Barcode: U186023306213]
Identifier: B157.01.0018
Abstract Box contains a total of seventeen File folders and the first thirteen [13] are part of this series. Included in this series are file folder (FF) 1: a floppy disk entitled "MMJ database back-up" from 1994; FF2: Hadassah mission statement, organizational charts, and descriptions; FF3: 2000-2001 JCRC resource guide; FF4: 2001-2002 JCRC resource guide; FF5: JCRC and Hadassah agendas, minutes, and reviews from 2003-2005; FF6: 2004-2005 JCRC resource guide; FF7: 2005-2006 JCRC resource guide; FF8:...
Dates: 1994 - 2018

Certificates and memorial book, Elizabeth Bronfin, 1946 - 1963

Identifier: B174.02.0002.0004

File Folder four: certificate of citizenship, service certificate from the Denver United Service Organization men's center, service award from the Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver, and memorial book from Elizabeth Bronfin's service.

Dates: 1946 - 1963

Fund raising Affair of Allied Jewish Campaign, 1948

Identifier: B063.04.0004.00102

Fund raising dinner for the Allied Jewish campaign. Seated at the head table left to right are an unidentified woman, Tillye Levy, Alyce Lemle, Ida Mintz Cohen, Fanny Grimes, and Rabbi Herbert Friedman.

Dates: 1948

Kiesler and Rifkin Families Papers

Identifier: B190
Abstract East European Jewish immigrant, Adolph Kiesler, became a noted Colorado philanthropist. Born in Rumania in 1880, Kiesler settled in Denver's West Colfax Jewish neighborhood at the turn of the century, when he began as a peddler. He later recalled "I worked for fifteen cents a day at odd jobs, and then I got a job carring coal for seventy-five cents a ton." Like so many immigrants, he scrimped and saved and after fifteen years and a variety of jobs, he had saved enough money to launch the...
Dates: 1930-1990

Mary Jacobs Papers

Identifier: B200

Mary Jacobs (1902-1994) grew up in Denver and was involved extensively with social service organizations in Denver including the National Council of Jewish Women, which she was President of Council 1954-55, Jewish Family and Children's Services and the Allied Jewish Community Council. The Mary Jacobs Papers contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, by-laws, speeches, notes, board meeting agenda, newsletters and notebooks related to Mary Jacobs from 1950 through 1988.

Dates: 1950-1986

Rabbi Herbert Friedman, 1946

Identifier: B111.03.0003.0023
Abstract In 1946, Rabbi Herbert Friedman worked with the Allied Jewish Council and the United Jewish Appeal in a campaign to father relief funds for displaced Jews in central and eastern Europe. Friedman traveled to the region in July 1946, and found a mass exodus of Jews headed towards the U.S.-controlled portion of Germany to escape the horrible conditions in Poland. He used the stories of distress from his time in Poland in the Allied Jewish Council's campaign for relief funds. (See Lavender Hill...
Dates: 1946

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Archival Object 6
Collection 3
Denver (Colo.) 4
Charity organization 3
Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver 3
Denver (Colo.) -- Politics and government 2
Faith-based community organizing 2