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Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Conference, 1952 May

 File
Identifier: B157.01.0004.0005
Overview Papers and Proceedings form the 6th Annual Conference of the Hadassah Mountain Plains Region held in Omaha, Nebraska in May 1952.

Convention Award Badges, 1995-1996

 File
Identifier: B157.02.0011.0006
Overview Two badges (buttons with ribbon streamers) for recognizing the Denver Chapter for awards won at the National Convention.

Denver Chapter of Hadassah Records

 Collection
Identifier: B157
Overview The Denver Chapter of Hadassah was organized in 1915. Hadassah is a Zionist organization that combine the Jewish emphasis on social welfare with the ideology of Zionism. The Denver Chapter continues to support Israel and to promote health awareness, education, and Zionist youth programs. The minutes, programs, publications, and scrapbooks and scrapbooks reflect the history of a Jewish women's organization with programs in Israel and Denver.

Framed Hadassah Month Proclamation, 1988 February 29

 Item
Identifier: B157.02.0011.00001
Overview Proclamation from Denver Mayor Fredrico Pena for the 75th Anniversary of the Hadassah Women's Zionist Organization of America proclaiming the dates from March 13 to April 10, 1988 as Hadassah month. Framed with photo of Mayor signing and Hadassah women.

Hadassah Button, 2002

 Item
Identifier: B157.02.0011.0005
Overview One red button with white lettering "90 never looked so good! Hadassah 1912-2002." Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the organization.

Hadassah Questionnaires, 1927

 File
Identifier: B157.01.0004.0006
Overview Completed questionnaire by the Denver chapter with basic chapter information including events participated in and membership numbers from 1916-1927.

Pueblo Jewish Community Collection

 Series
Identifier: B220
Overview Pueblo, Colorado's Jewish community really solidified in 1886 with the founding of the Hebrew Benevolent Union although Jews had been in Pueblo since the 1870s. The first congregation was started in 1895. In 1900, Temple Emanuel, a reform temple was built and the orthodox later incorporated as B'nai Jacob. In 1950, the United Hebrew Center was formed. Over the century a once sizable Jewish population has dwindled. Temple Emanuel still operates today with about 30 families....