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 "tuberculosis 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 312 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 Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Overview Speech given on July 22, 1950 by Fannie Lorber to commemorate the acceptance of the Daniel L. Simon Building. The building was a a dormitory to house boys and girls at the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver.
Dates: 1950 July 22
Overview Speech given by Fannie Lorber on July 24, 1950 on the acceptance of a plaque presented to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. The plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lorber's service.
Dates: 1950 July 24
Address by Mrs. Lorber at the Ground-Breaking Ceremonies for the Daniel L. Simon Building, National Home for Jewish Children, July 5, 1948, 1948 July 5
Overview Fannie Lorber's speech for the ground-breaking ceremony for the Daniel L. Simon Building, a dormitory to house 36 boys and girls at the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver.
Dates: 1948 July 5
August 1953, Mrs. Lorber's Greeting to Auxiliary Delegates and Guests at Opening Luncheon of Convention---- August 2, 1953 - at The Home, 1953 August 2
Overview Fannie Lorber's greeting to Auxiliary Delegates and Guests at the Opening Luncheon of the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver Convention held August 2, 1953 at the Home.
Dates: 1953 August 2
August 3, 1953, Introduction of Mr. Edwin J. Wittelshofer for Presentation of Plaque to Mr. Harlem, 1953 August 3
Overview Fannie Lorber extends Auxiliary Conference greetings to the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver on November 21, 1954.
Dates: 1954 November 21