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Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Conference, 1952 May

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

Convention Award Badges, 1995-1996

Identifier: B157.02.0011.0006
Abstract Two badges (buttons with ribbon streamers) for recognizing the Denver Chapter for awards won at the National Convention.
Dates: 1995-1996

Denver Chapter of Hadassah Records

Identifier: B157
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1927-2015

Framed Hadassah Month Proclamation, 1988 February 29

Identifier: B157.02.0011.00001
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1988 February 29

''Hadassah'', 1968-1978

Identifier: B093.01.0004.0004
Abstract Materials related to Hadassah, a women's Zionist organization.
Dates: 1968-1978

Hadassah Button, 2002

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

Hadassah Chapter in Pueblo, 1940

Identifier: B348.02.0002.00005
Abstract Harriet Hausman married Aubrey Ambrose in Browsnville, Texas in 1936. The couple moved to Pueblo, Colorado where Harriet actively participated in the Jewish Community. She was a long-time member and President of Hadassah. This image shows the Pueblo members of Hadassah in 1940.
Dates: 1940

Hadassah Questionnaires, 1927

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

Pueblo Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: B220
Abstract 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....
Dates: 1906-2013