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Cohen, Will (William), 1900-1993



immigrated from Russia in 1905, Married to Faye R. Cohen (1906-2003)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Children in a Garden, between 1925-1939

Identifier: B063.04.0004.00013

Several children working in a summer garden at the National Home for Jewish Children. The building in the background was first a hospital and then became the superintendent's cottage.

Dates: between 1925-1939

Children in the Dining Room at the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver, between 1930-1940

Identifier: B063.03.0011.00078

Children eat in the dining room at the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver, which later became part of the National Jewish Hospital. Standing in the rear of the room are Superintendent William Cohen and William R. Blumenthal, and Executive Director of the National Home for Jewish Children.

Dates: between 1930-1940

Conference of the New York Advisory Board of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1923 March 11

Identifier: B063.03.0036.00042
Abstract The Conference of the New York Advisory Board of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) was held at the William Fox Film Corporation Building. Attendees of the Conference are pictured lower row, left to right: Naomi Schulman, Miss Celia Schulman, Sol. Cohen, Chas. Biberman, Jacob Sperber, Oscar Abel, L. J. Lippmann, Chairman, R. Sadowsky, I. Gilman, Jos. Steiner, H. Lazarus, M. Holman, Louis Baskind, Jos. Hattenbach. Upper Row, Left to Right: Henry Rosen, Louis Bloch, Dr. H. Schwatt,...
Dates: 1923 March 11

Contact Prints of the National Home for Jewish Children, between 1907-1930

Identifier: B063.04.0004.00023

Contact prints of 35 millimeter roll of film. Images are from the National Home for Jewish Children.

Dates: between 1907-1930

Fannie E. Lorber Breaking Ground at the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, 29 April 1937

Identifier: B063.03.0011.00004

Mrs. Fannie E. Lorber was one of the founders of the Denver Sheltering Home, which opened in 1908. She is shoveling dirt for a groundbreaking of the Lorber Building, with many men and women looking on. From right to left is Arthur J. Kirschstein, Sam Robinson, Tillye Levy, William Cohen, David Harem, Fannie Lorber with shovel, and Sam Grimes. The Sheltering Home began as a home for the children of tubercular patients who came to the sanitoriums in Denver, Colo.

Dates: 29 April 1937

Murphy's Fine Food, between 1950-1960

Identifier: B063.01.0009.00072

Exterior view Murphy's Restaurant with neon signage. The restaurant was owned by William Cohen.

Dates: between 1950-1960

Oral History Interview with Will and Faye Cohen, circa 1978

Identifier: B098.10.0009.00004
Scope and Contents From the Collection: RMJHS Oral Histories comprises audio and video cassettes of oral history interviews recorded by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society. The recordings document Jewish history and culture in Colorado in the 19th and 20th century. The men and women interviewed for this collection are descendants of early Jewish pioneers in Colorado or were Jewish newcomers to the region at the beginning of the 20th century. Most of the interviewees were born between 1886 and 1927 and died in the 20th...
Dates: circa 1978

Oral History Interview with Will and Faye Cohen, 1976

Identifier: B098.01.0001.00018

Interview discusses activities and programs in National Home for Jewish Children and histories of many of the residents. Will Cohen was the director of the home. Also gives description of board members and their functions.

Dates: 1976

President's Thirty-First Annual Message, 1938 June 15

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0001.00018
Abstract Thirty-First Annual Message from Fannie Lorber, the President of the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. Fannie Lorber asks everyone to rise in silent tribute to the late Benjamin Solomon. Speech covers: the dedication of the new Service Building; an update on auxiliaries; an update on the anniversary dinner; legacy donations; federations and welfare funds; the children including graduates of the Home; recommendation to develop vocational guidance and facilities; recommendation of...
Dates: 1938 June 15

Speech Given by Mrs. Lorber at Testimonial Dinner for Supt. Cohen 2/15/38, 1938 February 15

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0001.00017

Speech honoring Superintendent William Cohen for 16 years of service to the National Home for Jewish Children.

Dates: 1938 February 15

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Denver (Colo.) 11
Colorado 9
Asthmatics 5
Children 5
Jewish children 5