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Tillye Levy on Jewish Family and Children's Service, 1978 January 12

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00020

Overview

"Tillye Levy (née Shulman) reviews, in rhyme, the history of the Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS) at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of the JFCS. Levy was one of the founders of the JFCS in Denver, an organization that helped resettle Jewish Holocaust refugees after World War II.

Born in Denver, Colo. in 1895, Tillye Mathilda Shulman (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 failed. She married Sam Levy in 1920. In addition to being one of the founders of the Jewish Family & Children's Service in Denver, she was involved in the Jewish Sheltering Home, the 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."

Dates

  • 1978 January 12

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Extent

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.

General

Digitized other analog

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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