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Denver Council of Pioneer Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: B142
Pioneer Women, the Labor Zionist women's organization in the United States was founded in 1925. The group sought to elevate the public profile of the Zionist pioneer women's cooperatives in Palestine. The Pioneer Women supported the women workers' organization through American-based philanthropic efforts. The Pioneer Women also emphasized the importance of women in the American Zionist movement and helped the Jewish working-class Jewish immigrant who believed the aims and ideals of socialist Zionism. The Denver Council of Pioneer Women (Medina Chapater) was founded in 1947 and emphasized religious, cultural, and educational in their work. As Jews moved into Israel, the Denver Council raised funds for Kibbutz and other centers in Israel. Collection contains minutes from 1953-1968, a 1928 charter and and three scrapbooks realted to the Denver Council of Pioneer Women from 1928 to 1973.

Dates

  • Other: 1928-1973

Creator

Extent

4 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428