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Anti-defamation League

 Organization

ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. It was founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of anti-Semitism and bigotry. The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee in B'nai B'rith, led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing, accommodations and education.

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Defamation League, 1968-1978

 File
Identifier: B093.01.0001.0005
Overview Various materials related to the Anti-Defamation League.
Dates: 1968-1978

Anti-Defamation League, 1968-1978

 File
Identifier: B093.01.0001.0006
Overview Various materials related to the Anti-Defamation League.
Dates: 1968-1978

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: B090
Overview The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing,...
Dates: 1940-1980

Box 1, 1969-1977

 File — Box: B090.01.0001
Identifier: B090.01.0001
Overview (31) File folders include: Anti-Defamation League; Soviet Jewry; correspondence, press releases, individual files, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1969-1977

Box 1, 1968-1978

 File — Box: B093.01.0001
Identifier: B093.01.0001
Overview (31) file folders include: Action Committee of Newcomers from Soviet Union; Anti-defamation League; Bay area council; Jews in the USSR; Multiple committee papers. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union and set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program.
Dates: 1968-1978

Box 10, 1947-1977

 File — Box: B090.01.0010
Identifier: B090.01.0010
Overview (29) File folders include: miscellaneous correspondence, minutes, reports.
Dates: 1947-1977

Box 11, 1947-1966

 File — Box: B090.01.0011
Identifier: B090.01.0011
Overview (28) File folders include: December festivals: correspondence and news clippiings; Crack the quota conference: conference papers, application form, and administrative papers; Regional Advisory board meeting: meeting papers and correspondence; Regis ADL Dialogue: correspondence, press clippings, and steering committe papers.
Dates: 1947-1966

Box 12, 1950-1980

 File — Box: B090.01.0012
Identifier: B090.01.0012
Overview (21) file folders include: Green vs. Continental Airlines; Six Day War; Mideast Public Information Committee; Oil Economics; United Way Campaign; ADL Policy Files; Soviet Jewery.
Dates: 1950-1980

Box 13, 1970-1975

 File — Box: B090.01.0013
Identifier: B090.01.0013
Overview (4) file folders include: Mideast Public Information Commmittee
Dates: 1970-1975

Box 14, 1950-1975

 File — Box: B090.01.0014
Identifier: B090.01.0014
Overview (20) file folders include: Fair Employment Projects; Committee to Oppose Discrimination; Fair Housing Month; Clayton College; Christian Jewish Relations - Administrative papers
Dates: 1950-1975