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Laderman, Bess Malin, 1911-1998

 Person

Biography

Bess Malin Laderman was born April 2, 1911 in a small village near Kiev, Ukraine. Bess Malin moved to Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 12 and attended public schools and college in Kansas City. She married Rabbi Manuel Laderman in 1933 and the couple moved to Denver, where Rabbi Laderman became the first rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance in 1932. Bess Laderman served in many organizations and was active in the Hebrew Educational Alliance. She was program chair of the Hebrew Educational Alliance Sisterhood for many years and for 60 years, she was a leading force in the Denver Symphony Orchestra. She was elected president of the Denver Symphony Guild in 1964 and served on many committees of the orchestra, including the Family Concert Committee from 1951-1959. Bess Laderman chaired the Denver-Karmiel (Israel) Sister-Committee from its founding in 1977 until 1986. After Rabbi Laderman’s death in 1989, she moved to Israel to join her children and grandchildren. Bess Laderman died in Jerusalem, Israel on January 6, 1998.

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Alliance Sisterhood, 1956-1989

 File
Identifier: B429.03.0015.0024
Abstract

Contains programs for fund raising events, information on the annual cooking classes and other events.

Dates: 1956-1989

Bess Laderman, 1932-1998

 File
Identifier: B430.01.0001.0001
Abstract

Folder contains biographical information on Bess Laderman and her memorial service on March 22, 1998; Hebrew Educational Alliance and the Alliance Sisterhood, including the HEAs farewell to Denver of Bess Laderman; Daniel Goldberger remarks at the unveiling of Rabbi Manuel Laderman's tombstone on October 28, 1990; and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and correspondence from Tim Wirth.

Dates: 1932-1998

Bess Laderman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B430
Abstract Bess Malin Laderman was born April 2, 1911 in a small village near Kiev, Ukraine. Bess Malin moved to Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 12 and attended public schools and college in Kansas City. She married Rabbi Manuel Laderman in 1933 and the couple moved to Denver, where Rabbi Laderman became the first rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance in 1932. Bess Laderman served in many organizations and was active in the Hebrew Educational Alliance. She was program chair of the Hebrew...
Dates: 1932-2019

Board of Trustees and Committees, 1964-1989

 File
Identifier: B430.02.0001.0009
Abstract

File contains Denver Symphony Orchestra Board of Trustees, Guild and committee materials, including minutes, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and lists.

Dates: 1964-1989

Box 1 , 1932-2019

 File — Box: B340.01.0001
Identifier: B430.01.0001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains personal materials, including biographical information, certificates, correspondence, Hachodesh: Women's Branch of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, and Denver Health Redication of the bas relief of Rabbi Manuel Laderman. It contains materials and histories of the Denver Symphony guild, including files on fundraising, concerts and commitees headed by Bess Laderman. There are materials on Denver's Sister City of Karmiel, which Bess Laderman created...
Dates: 1932-2019

Box 2, 1972-1988

 File — Box: B430.04.0002
Identifier: B340.04.0002
Abstract Box contains three certificates recognizing Bess Laderman: (1) A mounted Certificate from the Municipality of Karmiel electing Mrs. Bess Laderman as Patron. It is signed by Baruch Venger, Mayor of Karmiel. (2) A certificate from the Hebrew Educational Alliance recognizing Bess Laderman for her significant role in the Hebrew Educational Alliance. It was given on the 50th Anniversary Celebration in 1982. (3) Certificate of Esteem from the Ministerial Committee for Israel's 30th anniversary...
Dates: 1972-1988

Certificate from HEA to Bess Laderman, 1982

 Item
Identifier: B430.04.0002.00002
Abstract

Printed certificate from the Hebrew Educational Alliance Congregation for 49 years of Leadership of the Sisterhood for 49 years and her role in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of HEA.

Dates: 1982

Circular in Newspapers: Address Cards, 1964

 File
Identifier: B430.02.0001.0007
Abstract

File contains address cards with information on donors for the symphony's yearly advertising supplement in a Sunday Denver Post issue.

Dates: 1964

Correspondence with the City of Karmiel, 1978-1989

 File
Identifier: B430.03.0001.0025
Abstract

File contains correspondence with Mayor Baruch Venger and the Conservatory of Music in Karmiel and instruments sent to Karmiel; press releases and clippings about Karmiel.

Dates: 1978-1989

Denver Sister Cities International, 1985-1989

 File
Identifier: B430.03.0001.0028
Abstract

Reports on Sister Cities, Board meeting agendas and minutes, newsletters, and examples of other sister cities.

Dates: 1985-1989