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American Jewish Committee, Colorado Chapter

 Organization

Biography

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

American Jewish Committee, 1968-1978

 File
Identifier: B093.01.0001.0004
Abstract

Various materials related to the American Jewish Committee and the American Conference on Soviet Jewry. American Jewish Committee is a Jewish advocacy group established on November 11, 1906. It is one of the oldest Jewish advocacy organizations. The American Conference on Soviet Jewry was a coordinating body to advocate on behalf of Soviet Jews, organized in 1964.

Dates: 1968-1978

American Jewish Committee 100th Anniversary Recognition, 2006 April-May

 File
Identifier: B355.05.0005.0002
Abstract

Two recognitions of AJC's 100th anniversary; one form the House of Representatives and one from the Senate.

Dates: 2006 April-May

American Jewish Committee, Colorado Chapter, El Centro Cultural Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: B105
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1968-1973

American Jewish Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: B355
Abstract

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

Becoming an American Photograph Montage, circa 2005

 File
Identifier: B355.04.0004.0003
Abstract

Photo montage of new Americans at "Becoming an American Day in Denver."

Dates: circa 2005

Box 3, 1999-2012

 File — Box: B355.04.0003
Identifier: B355.04.0003
Abstract

Photographs are largely of AJC Awards Dinners and Events, Naturlaization ceremonies and AJC associated people as are the video tapes.

Dates: 1999-2012

Box 4, 2000-2008

 File — Box: B355.04.0004
Identifier: B355.05.0004
Abstract

Framed certificate from Rose Foundation to AJC (2002) and three folders.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2000-2008

Oral History Interview with Pearl Alperstein, 1978 July 13

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00036
Abstract

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

Proclamations for "Becoming American" Days, 2000, 2003-2008

 File
Identifier: B355.05.0004.0001
Abstract

Five proclamations of "Becoming American" day in Denver

Dates: 2000, 2003-2008

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Type
Archival Record 8
Collection 2
 
Subject
Denver (Colo.) 4
Citizenship 2
Anniversaries 1
Audio-visual materials 1
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday) 1