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Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy, 1976 October 7

Identifier: B098.01.0001.00003


"Tillye Levy, née Shulman, recounts her early childhood growing up in Central City, Colo. and later years in Denver, Colo. She describes her introduction to and continuing involvement in various Jewish charitable organizations in the Denver area.

Born in Denver, Colo. in 1895, Mrs. (Sam) Levy grew up in Central City, Colo. where her father, Robert Shulman owned a clothing store and also the George Washington Mine. When she was a child, the family moved to Denver, Colo. after the mine had failed. Levy was one of the founders of the Jewish Family & Children's Service in Denver, an organization that helped resettle Jewish Holocaust refugees after World War II. She was also involved in the Denver Sheltering Home, National Council of Jewish Women and was one of the original eight founders of the Women's Library Association (WLA) at the University of Denver's Penrose Library."


  • 1976 October 7


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Conditions Governing Use

Signed Release Form 1976 October 7. The recording is unrestricted. Release filed in Box 22.


1 items (1 sound tape cassette)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 1 consists of the recorded oral histories of individuals and, occasionally, groups of individuals representing Jewish organizations. Many of the interviewees are descendants of early Colorado Jewish pioneers or were Jewish newcomers to the state in the beginning of the 20th century. The interviews document Jewish history in Colorado in the 20th century.


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