American Jewish Committee, Colorado Chapter
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The American Jewish Committee is an ethnic advocacy group established in New York in 1906. The Denver office of the AJC opened in 1967 and closed in 2013. This collection primarily contains the records of the El Centro Cultural Project from the Colorado Chapter. The joint project between the Jews and the "Chicanos" existed from 1968 to 1971 when it was discontinued due to financial difficulties and inter-group differences. Hispanic art and culture was emphasized. The opening of the center was...
Dates: Other: 1968-1973
Overview The American Jewish Committee is a global Jewish advocacy organization established in 1906 in response to recent anti-Semitism and pogroms Russia. It aims to defend Jewish civil rights. Collection contains by-laws, minutes, agendas, membership information, programs, publications, photographs, awards, certificates, and business plans related to the American Jewish Committee Colorado Chapter from 1967 through 2013 when the chapter's Denver branch was closed.
Dates: Other: 1940; 1967-2013
File — Box: B355.04.0003
File — Box: B355.04.0004
Overview Pearl Alperstein provides autobiographical information about herself, including her education, marriage, and family as well as her participation in community activities. She spends part of the interview discussing her involvement in the American Jewish Committee and its program to end discrimination. She also talks about the Mexican-American group Centro-Cultural and its relationship with the American Jewish Committee.
Dates: 1978 July 13