B'nai B'rith National Hillel Foundation Commission, 1946 November 25
Several members of B'nai B'rith at the B'nai B'rith National Hillel Foundation Commission in Washington, DC. Standing left to right Arthur Lelyveld, Maurice Bissyen, Dr. Wm Haker, Judge Emanuel Lewis, Dr. Louis Gershenfeld, Dr. Abram Leon Sachan, Mr. Robert Lappen, Edgar Levey, Isadore Garek, Dr. Ed Silverberg, and Judah Shapiro. Seated left to right Mrs. Maurice Turner, Henry Monsky, unidentified, Alfred M Cohen, Dr. Danny Klein, and Mrs Ida Cook Farber.
- 1946 November 25
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Scope and Contents
The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Good 9 x 10 inches black and white
Donated by Mandell Winter.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on front of photograph: ''Left to right; (standing) Arthur Lelyveld (with thanks for this moment of nostalgia); Maurice Bissyen, Wash DC, Secretary; Dr. Wm Haker, prof Univ of Michigan; Judge Emanuel Lewis, Savannah, GA; Dr. Louis Gershenfeld, Phila; Dr. Abram Leon Sachan, then National Director; Mr. Robert Lappen, Des Moines; Edgar Levey, San Francisco; Isadore Garek, Columbus; you-know-who Dr. Ed Silverberg; Judah Shapiro, then Assoc National Director; (Seated) Mrs. Maurice Turner, Los Angeles; Henry Monsky, President of B'nai B'rith and Chairman of the Commission; Dr. Philip [illegible], Los Angeles; Alfred M Cohen, honorary president of B'nai B'rith; Dr. Danny Klein, then Prof, Univ of Texas; Mrs Ida Cook Farber, Brooklyn, N.Y.; B'nai B'rith National Hillel Foundation Commission; Nov 25, 1946; Washington, DC.''
- B'nai B'rith
- Bissyen, Maurice
- Cohen, Alfred M.
- Farber, Ida Cook
- Garek, Isadore
- Gershenfeld, Louis, 1895-1979
- Haker, William
- Jewish men
- Jewish women
- Klein, Danny
- Lappen, Robert
- Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913-1996
- Levey, Edgar
- Lewis, Emanuel
- Monsky, Henry, 1890-1947
- Sachan, Abram Leon
- Shapiro, Judah Joseph, 1912-
- Silverberg, Edward Melvin, 1894-1977
- Washington (D.C.)
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)
Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository
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