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Anti-defamation League



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 31 Collections and/or Records:

Box 15, 1970-1977

 File — Box B090.01.0015: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020737960]
Identifier: B090.01.0015

(21) file folders include: ADL Executive Committee administrative papers; ADL promotional material, staff information, and civil rights company; Bible readings in public schools administrative papers and news clippings.

Dates: 1970-1977

Box 16, 1961-1973

 File — Box B090.01.0016: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020737978]
Identifier: B090.01.0016

(15) file folders include: B'nai B'rith women interfaith conference; Blumberg visit; Beth Joseph meeting; ADL boy scouts

Dates: 1961-1973

Box 17, 1967-1974

 File — Box B090.01.0017: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020737986]
Identifier: B090.01.0017

(14) file folders include: Israel file news clippings - Files separated per year.

Dates: 1967-1974

Box 18, 1949-1969

 File — Box B090.01.0018: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020737994]
Identifier: B090.01.0018

(17) file folders include: ADL school integration; ADL separation of church and state; ADL school board elections; Religion in elementary social studies texts; ADL discrimination.

Dates: 1949-1969

Box 19, 1946-1975

 File — Box B090.01.0019: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020738005]
Identifier: B090.01.0019

(17) file folders include: Restrictive covenant case; Race riots; ADL books; Tercentary files.

Dates: 1946-1975

Box 20, 1940-1980

 File — Box B090.01.0020: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020738013]
Identifier: B090.01.0020

(6) file folders include: ADL newsletters, anniversary meeting scripts, biographies of speakers' bureau.

Dates: 1940-1980

Box 21, 1947-1977

 File — Box B090.01.0021: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020737562]
Identifier: B090.01.0021

Miscellaneous- newsclippings, administrative papers, pamphlets.

Dates: 1947-1977

Box 22, 1940-1960

 File — Box B090.0022: Series B090.01 [Barcode: U186020739310]
Identifier: B090.01.0022

(1) binder of memos from the Tri-State Regional Office Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith in Denver, Colorado regarding site visits - alphabetical listing of Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

Dates: 1940-1960

Box 27 - Awards - ADL

 File — Box B401.03.0027: Series B401.03 [Barcode: U186023300738]
Identifier: B401.03.0027

Box contains Anti-defamation League State of Israel Bonds plaques awarded to Abe and Jordon Perlmutter.

Dates: 1970-2016

Oral Histories, 2011

Identifier: B453.01

Series contains oral history interviews with Holocaust survivors.

Dates: 2011

Additional filters:

Archival Object 29
Collection 2
Jews 24
Antisemitism 18
Anti-Semitism 5
Denver (Colo.) 5
Audio-visual materials 3