Lorber, Fannie E. (Fannie Eller), 1881-1958
Fannie Eller was born in Geishen, Russia, in 1881. She and her family immigrated to America when Fannie was a teenager and moved to the West Colfax area of Denver in 1896. She married Jacob Lorber and became interested in the plight of "tb orphans." In 1907, Fannie Lorber, Bessie Willems, and some other eastern European women founded the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children to care for children of Jewish tuberculosis patients at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives and at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Fannie Lorber served as President until her death in 1958. In 2006, Fannie Lorber was inducted into the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame.
Found in 1428 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Speech given in New York City in 1948. Thanks audience for support of National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. She explains that over half of the children in the Home come from New York City.
Overview Correspondence related to the 1973 N.S.A.C. Report to the Board of Trustees, memorandums from the Harvard Medical School Robert B. Brigham Hospital; preliminary, condensed report from National Scientific Advisory Council
Overview The Report to the National Jewish Hospital and Research Center of the National Scientific Advisory Council pertaining its 1975 visit, and additional correspondence regarding the report