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Jewish Social Service Federation Records

 Collection
Identifier: B376
The Jewish Social Service Federation was founded in 1912 and ceased operations in 1916. It was organized as a federation of the Jewish charities and social service agencies of Denver. Garfield A. Berlinsky was head of the Denver Federation, but resigned in 1915. He investigated conditions in Denver for the National Conference of Jewish Charities. National Jewish Hospital and some community members criticized his report and methods. "The Story of the Opposition of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives to the Local Jewish Charities of Denver" includes a statement by Garfield Berlinsky and responses to various complaints by the National Jewish Hospital and others.

Dates

  • 1915

Creator

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 half letter document box) : 1 pamphlet