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Congregation Micah (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

The congregation is sometimes referred to as

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Records

 Series
Identifier: B136.01
Scope and Contents The series consists of minutes for Congregation Micah Board of Trustees meetings, correspondence, and other administrative records.
Dates: 1950-1980

Box 1, 1960-1980

 File — Box: B137.01.0001
Identifier: B137.01.0001
Overview 11 bound ledgers; receipt books; dispersements and deposits; four spiral books with bank deposits and check stubs
Dates: 1960-1980

Box 2, 1959-1976

 File — Box: B137.01.0002
Identifier: B137.01.0002
Overview Executive, administrative, and operational records
Dates: 1959-1976

Box 3, 1970-1980

 File — Box: B137.01.0003
Identifier: B137.01.0003
Overview 2 file folders with bank statements; 18 envelopes of cashed checks and deposit slips
Dates: 1970-1980

Congregation Micah Records

 Collection
Identifier: B136
Overview Congregation Micah, the second Jewish Reform congregation in Denver, was started by members of Denver's Temple Emanuel who felt that their congregation had strayed from the principles taught by its former leader, Rabbi William Friedman. A number of individuals involved in the school's formation started a Reform Judaism congregation, which became incorporated in September 1956 as the Denver Congregation for Reform Judaism and changed its name to Congregation Micah in 1957. Congregation Micah...
Dates: 1950-1980

Congregation Micah Sisterhood Records

 Collection
Identifier: B137
Overview The Sisterhood of Congregation Micah was a unit in the congregation until 1976. Membership declined during the 1960s and in 1976 the Congregation sold their buildings to the Mount Gilead Baptist Church and the Sisterhood ceased to exist. The collection primarily contains administrative and financial records, but also newsclippings, event materials, and recipes.
Dates: 1959-1980

Oral History Interview with Beatrice Weil, 1978 May 22

 Item
Identifier: B098.11.0010.00011
Overview Childhood in Humboldt, Tennessee- first Jewish child born in Humboldt, brother was first Jew buried in Humboldt, Tennessee and prominent city figure so the city allowed the funeral service to be integrated. Came to Denver in 1928 for husband’s work, thought Denver was only tuberculars and asthmatics at first. She was president of NCJW from 1942-44 and activities of the Council. Formation of Temple Micah.
Dates: 1978 May 22

Oral History Interview with Mindell Stein, 1979 July 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0003.00054
Overview Mindell Stein discusses the philosophy of Temple Micah, reason why people were compelled to start Temple Micah, the character of the congregation and its relationship with the community, the rabbi's that have served the congregation and the problem of declining membership.
Dates: 1979 July 18