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Marcus, Belle

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: August 7, 1928 - December 18, 2018

_Belle Marcus was the former director of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society from 1977 - 1982.

She was born in Toronto to Ida and Israel Freeman, well-read and self-taught immigrants. She earned her bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Toronto, and went on a work-study tour of Israel, where she met her husband, Jack Marcus. They married within a year and moved to Denver. Upon her retirement from JHS, the couple moved to Pompano Beach, Florida.The couple had two children, Debra Marcus Rowe and Ron Marcus.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Belle Marcus, December 2018

 File
Identifier: B111.07.0007.0027
Overview File contains a copy of Belle's obituary, published in the Intermountain Jewish News, as well as an additional article on her life printed in the newspaper. Belle Marcus (1928-2018) was the director of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society from 1977-1982.
Dates: December 2018

Belle Marcus and Dr. Isaac M. Fein pose for a portrait at The Jewish Community: In Seach of Our Roots lecture, 1977

 Item
Identifier: B230.02.0005.0009.00004
Overview Photograph is a portrait of Belle Marcus and Dr. Isaac M. Fein. Fein presented a lecture entitled, The Jewish Community: In Search of our Roots. This lecture sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society also displayed a photographic history of the Jews of Colorado.
Dates: 1977

Belle Marcus at the Jewish Community: In Search of our Roots Lecture, 1977

 Item
Identifier: B230.02.0005.0009.00002
Overview Photograph shows Belle Marcus at a 1977 lecture titled, Jewish Community: In Search of our Roots. This lecture was put on by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society.
Dates: 1977

Box 2, 1975-1988

 File — Box: B131.01.0002
Identifier: B131.01.0002
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence of Raphael Jospe, Belle Marcus, Stanley Wagner, and Uri Neil of the Center for Judaic Studies from 1975-1985. Also, introductory speech by Miriam Gottesfeld at Center for Judaic Studies' Bar Mitzvah in 1988.
Dates: 1975-1988

Irene Stein Art Exhibit, 1979 June

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0018.00050
Overview Irene Miller Stein and Belle Marcus talking at Irene Stein's art exhibit in Emmanuel Gallery, formerly Shearith Israel.
Dates: 1979 June

Oral History Interview with Henry "Ruby" Rubenstein, 1979 April 2

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0002.00043
Overview Interview covers Henry (aka Ruby) Rubenstein's arrival in Denver from Russia by himself at the age of 14. He was also a patient at JCRS and later an employee. He talks about his memories of Dr. Charles Spivak, patients, living and working at JCRS and JCRS events.
Dates: 1979 April 2

Oral History Interview with Louis Cook, 1977 July 6

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00011
Overview Louis Cook discusses his father's emigration from Russia and describes Jewish life on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900s. He also discusses Cook's Russian Bath House that his parents Harry and Ida operated and the Cook's Bath baseball team, the early Hebrew Education Alliance, and his early career as a newsboy. Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, where he lived all of his life. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew...
Dates: 1977 July 6

Oral History Interview with Wolfe Karsh, 1977 March 1

 Item
Identifier: B089.01.0001.00008
Overview Wolfe Karsh discusses his family's emigration from Poland to Denver, Colorado when he was three years old. He describes Jewish life in Denver in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the Jewish religious community in the early 20th century. He also discusses his interest in singing, his various jobs in Denver, his experience in the U.S. Navy, and his experience as a farmer and cattle rancher.
Dates: 1977 March 1

Oral History Interview with Wolfe Karsh, 1977 March 1

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00008
Overview Wolfe Karsh discusses his family's emigration from Poland to Denver, Colorado when he was three years old. He describes Jewish life in Denver in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the Jewish religious community in the early 20th century. He talks about Shul Baer Milstein and the Hebrew Educational Alliance. He also discusses his interest in singing, his various jobs in Denver, his experience in the U.S. Navy, and his experience as a farmer and cattle rancher.
Dates: 1977 March 1

Pioneer Women, circa 1974

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0012.00004
Overview Twelve Jewish women, members of Pioneer Women, pose together. Back row left to right: Ann Nathenson, Belle Marcus, Dora Shmugar, Lori Shaine, Celia Silverman, and Sara Bernstein. Front row left to right: Blanche Schiff, Ruth Sperling, Rose Steinberg, Bess Glass, Rosalie Brenman, and Judy Goldstein.
Dates: circa 1974