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Beth David Sisterhood Articles of Incorporation

 Collection
Identifier: B280

Overview

In 1926, Beth David Sisterhood was founded in an effort to create a new Hebrew school and Jewish social center for the West Colfax area of Denver, Colorado. The Beth David Hebrew School and Center met at the home of the Reverend and Mrs. Jacob Gordon at 1490 Julian Street. In November 1928, Beth David Sisterhood formed an alliance with Beth David Brotherhood and the Denver Hebrew Institute, and this group became known as the Hebrew Educational Alliance in 1929. The collection consists of the State of Colorado Articles of Incorporation (June 12, 1930) certificate for Beth David Sisterhood.

Dates

  • 1930

Creator

Biographical / Historical

In 1926, in an effort to create a new Hebrew school and Jewish social center for the West Colfax area of Denver, Colorado, Mrs. N. H. Chernyck, Mrs. S. Friedman, and Mrs. Jacob Gordon founded Beth David Sisterhood. The Beth David Hebrew School and Center met at the home of the Reverend and Mrs. Gordon at 1490 Julian Street. The school's first officers were William Yoelin, President; J. Yoches, Vice President; and Louis Bernstein, Treasurer. Abe Gardenschwartz, Rev. Gorden, Morris Cohen, B.H. Rushnefsky, and Sol Wargon served as directors of the school. In November 1928, Beth David Sisterhood formed an alliance with Beth David Brotherhood and the Denver Hebrew Institute, and this group became known as the Hebrew Educational Alliance in 1929. Beth David Sisterhood became formally incorporated on June 12, 1930.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (1 framed certificate) : flat box (19 x 15 x 3 inches)

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the State of Colorado Articles of Incorporation (June 12, 1930) certificate for Beth David Sisterhood.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Beth Radetsky, September 2007.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Related materials can be found in Hebrew Educational Alliance Records (B280).

General

The organizational history only contains first initials (or husband's first name) of the group's founders, because full names cannot be found on the material or in related reference material.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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