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Weinstein, Rowena Akers, 1911-2000

 Person

Rowena Mae Akers Weinstein was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1911. Her father was a chemical engineer and the family lived in Oklahoma and Texas before moving to Denver in the 1920s. Rowena graduated from DU in 1933 with a sociology degree and was a scholar in residence in social work during 1932-1933. Samuel Weinstein and Rowena Mae Akers were married in 1935 and became the parents of five children: Loren, David, Robert, Joy, and Steven. Rowena Mae Weinstein spent her career as a social worker for the City and County of Denver.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1930-1933

 File — Box: B412.01.0001
Identifier: B412.01.0001
Overview Box contains the 1931 Kynewisbok that belonged to Rowena M. Akers and a folder with University of Denver memorabilia and graduation materials. The items include a 5 centimeter Denver Boone patch, a 1930-1931 "D" Book, card printed with "Rowena Mae Akers," slip of paper printed with "Admission to the Exercises by separate ticket only," University of Denver Liberal Arts graduation invitation for June 7, 1933 at 8:00 P.M. at the Denver city auditorium, Class of 1933 play flyer at Elitch Gardens...
Dates: 1930-1933

Confirmation Class Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol, circa 1928

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0032.0015.00001
Overview Confirmation class of 1928 at Congregation Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol. Twenty eight young men and women stand on either side of Rabbi Kauvar. Most are identified, Pearl Steinberg, Julia Mendelson Ackerman, Helen Rosenthal Steinberg, Cecilia Lehrman Bedz, Elsie Phillips, Rabbi Kauvar, Gertrude Phillips, Ruth Goldstein, Rebecca Reinveitz Rosenthal, Frayda Tannenbaum Karsh, Rowena Akers Weinstein, Ruth Richman Golden, Ira Beck, Irving Friedland, Al Cook, Max Rifkin, Sam Fortner, Stanley Samuelson,...
Dates: circa 1928

Family Papers, 1930-1933

 Series
Identifier: B412.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes Sam Weinstein's World War II army jacket and Jewish War Veterans uniform. The collection also contains a 1931 Kynewisbok (DU yearbook) that belonged to Rowena M. Akers and a folder with University of Denver memorabilia and graduation materials from 1933.
Dates: 1930-1933

University of Denver, School of Law 1932 Class, 1931 October 4

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0029.0005.00001
Overview The University of Denver 1932 law school class members line up in front of the columns in Civic City Park in Denver, Colorado. The students include Harold Spitzer, Henry Klein, Litman, Ed Sherman, George Fisher, Freda Karsh, Marcia Hertzmark, Rowena Weinstein, Harold Potashnick, Joseph Mosko, Sam Keller, Gordon Slatkin, Sam Berman, and Sam Weinstein.
Dates: 1931 October 4

Weinstein Family Papers and Material Culture

 Collection
Identifier: B412
Overview Sam Weinstein was born on the west side of Denver, Colorado in 1912. He attended the University Of Denver (DU) as an undergraduate and graduated from the law school in 1932. He was an attorney in Denver for many years. Rowena Mae Akers was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1911 and her family moved to Denver in the 1920s. Rowena Mae Akers Weinstein earned a degree in social work from DU and worked for the City and County of Denver. Sam Weinstein and Rowena Mae Akers were married in 1935. Sam Weinstein...
Dates: 1930-1946