Stein, Billie (Lillian), 1907-2002
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:
Newsclippings, scrapbook pages, and laminated newspaper articles from Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News and newsclippings.
File folders include Harmony Girls and Billie Stein mounted news clippings, programs, certificates, documents, and handwritten notes
Box contains newspaper articles, programs, a drawing, certificates of recognition, wedding invitation, play, and handwritten notes.