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Stein, Billie (Lillian), 1907-2002

 Person

Citation

Lillian Stein was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver to David and Rose Stein. Her father was a tailor and a cantor. Billie (Lillian) Stein began playing the trumpet in The Denver Post Boys Band. She started her all girls band at 14 and took Billie's Harmony Girls jazz band on the road when she graduated from high school at the age of 15. She married William Stein in 1939. Billie Stein became involved in many charitable organizations, including the National Council of Jewish Women, Jewish Family and Children's Services, United Way, Hadassah, Rose Hospital, Temple Emanuel and Allied Jewish Federation.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Billie Stein, between 1920-1930

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0064.00038
Overview Studio portrait of Billie Stein as a young woman.
Dates: between 1920-1930

Billie Stein, 1924

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0064.00039
Overview Billie Stein standing outside in front of an evergreen tree and wearing a fur coat.
Dates: 1924

Billie Stein, between 1960-1980

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0064.00041
Overview Billie Stein stands outside an unusual building holding a shopping bag.
Dates: between 1960-1980

Billie Stein Age Ten, circa 1917

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0064.00037
Overview Billie Stein, age 10, standing outside a metal fence and concrete steps in winter holding two books under her arm and wearing a coat and knit hat.
Dates: circa 1917

Billie Stein in Hong Kong, between 1960-1980

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0064.00042
Overview Billie Stein wears a life preserver during a tour of Hong Kong.
Dates: between 1960-1980

Billie Stein in Jerusalem, between 1960-1980

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0064.00040
Overview Billie Stein standing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel.
Dates: between 1960-1980

Billie Stein Playing the Trumpet, 1995

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0064.00043
Overview Billie Stein wearing a red dress and playing the trumpet.
Dates: 1995

Box 1, 1926-1996

 File — Box: B192.01.0001
Identifier: B192.01.0001
Overview Newsclippings, scrapbook pages, and laminated newspaper articles from Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News and newsclippings.
Dates: 1926-1996

Box 2, 1920-1996

 File — Box: B192.01.0002
Identifier: B192.01.0002
Overview File folders include Harmony Girls and Billie Stein mounted news clippings, programs, certificates, documents, and handwritten notes

Dates: 1920-1996

Box 2, 1939-1992

 File — Box: B192.01.0002
Identifier: B192.02.0002
Overview Box contains newspaper articles, programs, a drawing, certificates of recognition, wedding invitation, play, and handwritten notes.
Dates: 1939-1992