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Sheldon Steinhauser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B400
Sheldon Steinhauser was born in the Bronx, New York City, on August 11, 1930. His accomplishments include service with the Anti-Defamation League, 1950-1985 (Mountain States Regional Director and serveral national positions in Denver, 1957-1985; Executive Director of the Allied Jewish Federation (now Jewish Colorado), 1985-1991; Associate Professor of Sociology at Metropolitan State University of Denver, 1969-2015, and served as the Director of Development for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Stanley Steinhauser has consulted in the fields of human rights, higher education, age diversity and community well being. He has received numerous awards for his work in social justice, ageism and on age discrimination in the workplace. In 1965, Steinhauser joined Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery on March 21, 1965. In 1977, he and his wife Jan traveled to the Soviet Union, met with Soviet Jews refused emigration, and eventually aided in securing the freedom of a woman and two children from Moscow. The collection contains speeches by Sheldon Steinhauser, articles, correspondence, and information on events and awards.

Dates

  • 1967-2017

Creator

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 record box)