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Marcus, Belle



  • 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 1 Collection or Record:

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