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Jacobs, Frances Wisebart, 1843-1892


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Clippings File Collection

Identifier: B113
Overview Intentionaly created collection to keep newspaper clippings about Jews in the west. Some of the people and organizations are also in other collections. The articles contain miscellaneous clippings and articles about Jews in the Rocky Mountain west, primarily from the Rocky Mountain News, the Intermountain Jewish News (IJN) and the Denver Post. Some of the articles are from a column, "Out of the Past," written by Mike Zelinger that appeared in the IJN. Also included is the Century Edition of the...
Dates: 1913-2013

Biographical Materials, 1889-2014

Identifier: B148.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of clothing that belonged to Frances Wisebart Jacobs and to a relative and contemporary of hers. Also included in the collection are articles and papers about Abraham and Frances Wisebart Jacobs as well as two framed photographs (1887) of Frances Jacobs. The clothing comprises a two-piece satin and lace dress (ca. 1885), a silk underlay (ca. 1890), an ivory and black cotton overlay (ca. 1909-1913), and a velvet jacket (ca. 1924).
Dates: 1889-2014

Box 5, 1889-2014

 File — Box: B148.02.0005
Identifier: B148.02.0005
Overview (5) file folders include: Abraham Jacobs; Francis Wisebart Jacobs; Photographs, United Way (Community Chest), and "Memoir of Mrs. Frances Jacobs."
Dates: 1889-2014

Box 5, 1882-1994

 File — Box: B148.02.0005
Identifier: B148.03.0005
Overview (4) file folders include: Abraham Jacobs; Francis Wisebart Jacobs; photographs, clothing, and other material; United Way Community Chest
Dates: 1882-1994

Box 5, 1889-2000

 File — Box: B148.02.0005
Identifier: B148.04.0005
Overview Folder on United Way (Community Chest) and on Frances Wisebart Jacobs, one of its founders.
Dates: 1889-2000

Box 6, 1882-1994

 File — Box: B148.03.0006
Identifier: B148.03.0006
Overview (2) portraits of Francis W. Jacobs; (1) CD containing image files
Dates: 1882-1994

Frances Wisebart Jacobs Clothing and Papers

Identifier: B148
Overview Frances Wisebart Jacobs, born in 1843, earned the nickname "Mother of Charities" because of her many efforts to assist the poor, the homeless, and the disenfranchised. She joined or helped to found charitable organizations and events in Denver, Colorado, and at the national level, and she was instrumental in raising support for the construction of Jewish Hospital in 1892. The collection consists of clothing that belonged to Jacobs and to a relative and contemporary of hers. Also...
Dates: 1882-1994; Majority of material found in 1882-1924

Jean and Milt Morris Papers

Identifier: B275
Overview Milt Morris was born in Cleveland in 1915 and his family moved to Denver to find a cure for his mother's asthma at National Jewish Hospital. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1939. Milt Morris served in the Army Air Force during World War II. He taught business law at DU for eleven years. He practiced law in Denver for many years and was a partner in Feder, Morris, Tamblyn and Goldstein where he specialized in real estate law. In 1941, Jean Wohlegarth married her...
Dates: 1888-2007

National Jewish Hospital Records

Identifier: B005
Overview In 1899, the Jewish community erected the non-sectarian National Jewish Hospital (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the national B'nai B'rith fraternal organization, patients from all over the U.S. were admitted free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, good nutrition, and rest. The hospital was founded by group of Jewish residents of Denver who were of German descent. Early...
Dates: 1892-2019