Weinstein, Rowena Akers, 1911-2000
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 14 Collections and/or Records:
Contains two Bar Mitzvah Plates created by Rowena Weinstein, V-mail letter/envelopes, and World War II clippings.
Box contains a maroon dress with black netting, heavy black beading, and wide decorative lace.
Box contains a mute beige/grey flapper dress. The dress is very fragile. The box also contains a gold sash for a dress and remnants of an undergarment.
Box contains black swimming slippers that belonged to Edith Lillian Joseph Akers, the maternal grandmother of Joy Weinstein. The box also contains a gavel, a shoe box and two sets of baby shoes, a silver evening purse, necklace, and a hair comb. The baby shoes belonged to Joy Weinstein.
Box contains a coral quilted bed jacket, a small pink bed hat, and embroidered baby clothes. The baby clothes belonged to Joy Weinstein.
Box dontains books and booklets; Social Worker's Dictionary; Baby book; three photographs of Rose Hospital construction; Eastern Star photograph showing Rowena Weinstein in the first row, 8th from the left; photograph of an event of the Jewish War Veterans showing Sam Weinstein in the second row of men from the right; miscellaneous items including a cherry pitter; and World War II articles on Louis Weinstein.
Box contains a cherry pitter, rick rack, box for fever thermometer, parchment paper, party invites and plates, blank baby album, needlework kit, and decorative fur trim for dress.
Contains three cards from Rowena Weinstein to her husband Sam Weinstein in 1944, Passover program from the army Chaplain Nathan E Barasch (1944), booklet "Ministering to the Jews in the Armed Forces of the United States" published by the Jewish Welfare Board in 1942, two copies of Jewish War Veterans, Post No. 342, Memorial Day Services and Dedication of Flag Pole (May 30, 1949).