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Congregation Emanuel (Denver, Colo.)



Established October 11, 1874. This Reform Jewish congregation was officially incorporated as Congregation Emanuel, but it is also referred to as Temple Emanuel in documents and research materials.

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

BMH, Temple Emanuel, Misc. Photos, bulk: 1940 - 1961

Identifier: B260.01.0001.0001

Folder 1 contains photographs and negatives. Photographs include a Congregation Emanuel cake, a collection of photographs from a Jewish Family and Children Service (JFCS) photo album, and negatives of the JFCS photo album.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1961

Box 1, 1957-1992

 File — Box B456.01.0001: [Barcode: U186023293494]
Identifier: B456.01.0001

Box contains four [4] file folders from the first series. File Folder one [1]: Gove Junior High School and East High School Play programs; file folder two [2]: scrapbook pages; file folder three [3] club and society papers; file folder four [4]: Sharon and Bill Elfenbein Correspondence with photos.

Dates: 1957-1992

Box 11, 1888-1995

 File — Box B258.04.0011: Series B258.04 [Barcode: U186022713718]
Identifier: B258.04.0011
Abstract Box contains three folders and four cookbooks: 1. Folder with reproduction of the "Fair Cook Book" publilshed by The Ladies of Congregation Emanuel (1888). Hard back reproduction created by Karen Jones from xerox copy in the Beck Archive, 2022; 2. Cook book missing cover and title page, c. 1955. 3. "For Whom We Cook," compliled by Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel, 1957; 4. Two copies of "Some of Our Best Recipes are Jewish," compiled by Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel, 1972. Folders are titled: 1....
Dates: 1888-1995

Box 13, 1934-2002

Identifier: B265.02.0013

Box contains eleven (11) file folders, five (5) of which are from the personal papers series. The file folders contain the Weil family tree; a copy of William Weil's high school diploma, Japanese Language School reunion booklet, and identification cards; William Weil's memorial service materials; William Weil's 2002 correspondence; and Kathe Jervis' 2002 correspondence.

Dates: 1934-2002

Box 43 (Reading Room Exhibit Materials), 2014 - 2018

 File — Box B297.02.0043: Series B297.02 [Barcode: U186023293355]
Identifier: B297.02.0043
Abstract Box contains 57 reading room exhibit labels and reproduction photographs from the Beck Archives collection mounted on foam core boards. labels and photos cover a variety of individuals, families, and organizations. Some of those included are the Hornbein family; The Anfenger family; Rabbi William S. Friedman; The Jewish Consumptives Relief Society; Temple Emanuel; Peryle Hayutin Beck; Channah Milstein; Jesse Shwayder; Frances Wisebart Jacobs; Seraphine...
Dates: 2014 - 2018

Box 86, 1987-2011

 File — Box B258.01.0086: Series B258.01; Series B258.02 [Barcode: U186023261772]
Identifier: B258.01.0086

Contains 6 folders of Minutes (1987-2011), 2 membership reports (1996-2011), and 2 membership lists (1987-1996), 2 staff retreats (1992-2000), 2 Board retreats (1992-2006) and correspondence (1991 and 2000).

Dates: 1987-2011

Box 89, 1999

 File — Box B258.0089: Series B258.09 [Barcode: U186023261803]
Identifier: B089.09.0089

Contains framed 1999 CD of music from Congregation Emanuel.

Dates: 1999

Box 92, circa 1945

 File — Box B258.09.0092: Series B258.09 [Barcode: U186023258127]
Identifier: B258.09.0092

Contains an intaglio engraving plate of Nellie Shwayder, probably made of zinc.

Dates: circa 1945

Box 94 (Scrapbook), 1897-1936, bulk: 1920-1929

 File — Box B258.06.0094: Series B258.06 [Barcode: U186023292406]
Identifier: B258.06.0094

Solomon family scrapbook, Benjamin Solomon most prevalent individual named in the book.

Dates: 1897-1936; Majority of material found within 1920-1929

Box 96 (Audio and Film Reels), 1962-1971

 File — Box B258.10.0096: Series B258.10; Series B258.11 [Barcode: U186023292626]
Identifier: B258.10.0096

10 8mm audio reels with recordings of annual meetings; 4 film reels, one labeled "Camp Pictures 1950" from Camp Schwayder, one marked "Movies of the Teachers Party", and two unmarked.

Dates: 1962-1971