Jewish Relief Society (Denver, Colo.)
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Abstract The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office...
Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office, the Colorado Committee, and Jewish charities, primarily the Jewish Relief Society of Denver.