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West End Press, No. 1, 1934 February 16

Identifier: B121.02.0019.0001.00001


Inaugural issue. ''Truth and accuracy are the only masters The West End Press will have. It is not a newspaper designed to make much money. Rather it is intended to serve well a community that long has been without a publication it could call its own. These columns will never be closed to constructive thought on any side of a question. We desire to gather and to print all the news of life as it goes on in the homes, the schools, the stores, and on the streets of our community. Opinions will be reserved to the editorials; facts alone will appear in the news stories. We have no quarrel with any existing publication. Our claim to support is simply that we will present every week a vivid, interesting and truthful account of what happens on the West End. The support we expect is continued subscriptions, adverstising from our own merchants, and a generous response to our appeal for news and comment on timely topics''--A Statement of Policy. News coverage includes: paving and widening of Colfax Avenue, and activities of the Lincoln Literary Society, Boy Scout Troop 4, the Gigolo Club, Dickinson Branch Library, Phi Sigma Delta, University of Denver, Denver Young Judaea, Rude Community Center, Guldman Center, and the Denver City Council.


  • 1934 February 16


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West End Press, No. 1

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1 Items (folded sheet)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains Benjamin Blumberg's personal papers, late 19th to late 20th century, including those pertaining to his newspaper career, education, and community organization involvement. The collection also consists of materials related to Milton Louis Anfenger (1893-1961) and Saul Pinchick (1949-1968). Types of materials in the collection include newspapers, newspaper clippings, organizational records, scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, awards, event programs, and certificates. Papers associated with Blumberg's education include materials related to the Cheltenham School reunion and to North High School Alumni Association and the Out of Print Club. Records for General Rose Hospital and B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 of Denver constitute the bulk of the collection's organization-related documents. The collection also contains organizational records for Allied Jewish Campaign, Allied Jewish Community Council, Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado, Beth Medrosh Hagodol Synagogue, the Board of Jewish Education, Colorado Springs Jewish Community, Congregation Hebrew Educational Alliance, Ex-Patients Tubercular Home, Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, and Jewish Youth Council of Denver. Blumberg's newspaper career is represented by newspapers and clippings from the publications he worked for, including the Colorado Herald, B'nai B'rith News, Israel Today, the Jewish Herald Voice, the Jewish Post and Opinion, the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle, Intermountain Jewish News, and The West End Press. In addition, the collection contains papers that belonged to Benjamin Blumberg's wife, Anne Blumberg.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

illustrations, portraits 17 x 24 inches, folded to 9 x 12 inches

Repository Details

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