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Fannie Lorber's Records, 1922-1958

 Series
Identifier: B089.02
This series contains speeches, correspondence, and agreements of Fannie Lorber who was president of the various organizations from 1907 unti her death in 1958.

Dates

  • 1922-1958

Creator

Language of Materials

From the Collection: The collection is primarily in English, but there is some material in Hebrew and Yiddish.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 legal document box)

Biographical / Historical

Fannie Eller Lorber was born in Russia in 1881 and settled with her family in the West Colfax area in 1896. In 1907, she and her close friend Bessie Willens spearheaded the founding of the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, largely to take care of the children whose parents were stricken with tuberculosis and later children with asthma . Fannie Lorber was president of the facility from 1907 until her death in 1958.

Arrangement

Series 2 is arranged chronologically by year within speeches, correspondence, and employment agreements.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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