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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 128 Collections and/or Records:

37th Anniversary Speech 9/29/44, 1944 September 29

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0002.00014

37th Anniversary Speech of the National Home for Jewish Children, delivered in New York City.

Dates: 1944 September 29

1948, 1948

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0002.00007

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.

Dates: 1948

A Legacy of Healing: Early Colorado Jews in Medicine, 2005

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00004

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.

Dates: 2005

Acceptance of Daniel L. Simon Building, July 22, 1950, 1950 July 22

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0003.00034

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

Acceptance of Plaque, July 24, 1950, 1950 July 24

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0003.00035

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

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0002.00004

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

AMC and NJH - Merger Correspondence, 1968-1976

Identifier: B005.01.0021.0008

Correspondence related to the merger between AMC and NJH

Dates: 1968-1976

August 3, 1953, Introduction of Mr. Edwin J. Wittelshofer for Presentation of Plaque to Mr. Harlem, 1953 August 3

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0003.00016

August 3, 1953, Fannie Lorber introduces Edwin J. Wittelshofer who will present a plaque to David Harlem.

Dates: 1953 August 3

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

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0003.00015

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

Auxiliary Conference Greetings - Mrs. Lorber, November 21, 1954, 1954 November 21

Identifier: B089.02.0005.0003.00011

Fannie Lorber extends Auxiliary Conference greetings to the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver on November 21, 1954.

Dates: 1954 November 21