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Alfred C. ''Pete'' Nelson Papers

Identifier: M019
Abstract Alfred Clarence "Pete" Nelson served as interim Chancellor at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1948-1949. Alfred C. Nelson served as Interim Chancellor at the University of Denver, Denver, Colo. from 1948-1949. He also served as Professor of Chemistry (1923-1936), Registrar (1929-1937), Dean of Graduate College and Director Summer Session (1937-1948), Vice Chancellor (1949-1952), and Dean of Community College and Director of Summer Session (1951-1960). The majority...
Dates: 1918-1978

AMC Cancer Research Center Records

Identifier: B360
Abstract In 1954 Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) changed its mission to cancer research and became the American Medical Center and later known as the AMC Cancer Research Center. AMC completely merged with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2014. Collection contains board of trustee's minutes, committee minutes, reports, AMC By-laws, name plates, posters, publications, programs, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the AMC Cancer Research Center from 1957 through 2012....
Dates: Other: 1904-2012

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office Records

Identifier: B090
Abstract The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing,...
Dates: 1940-1980

Babi Yar Park Records

Identifier: B110
Abstract Babi Yar Park in Denver, Colorado was dedicated on October 2, 1983 to memorialize the September 1941 massacre of the Jews that remained in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, at a ravine called Babi Yar. The Babi Yar Park Foundation was formed under the leadership of Helen Ginsburg. Collection contains minutes, administrative papers, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, news clippings, photos, public relations materials and architectural drawings from the Babi Yar Park between 1969-2015.
Dates: 1969-2015

Denver Chapter of Hadassah Records

Identifier: B157
Abstract The Denver Chapter of Hadassah was organized in 1915. Hadassah is a Zionist organization that combine the Jewish emphasis on social welfare with the ideology of Zionism. The Denver Chapter continues to support Israel and to promote health awareness, education, and Zionist youth programs. The minutes, programs, publications, and scrapbooks and scrapbooks reflect the history of a Jewish women's organization with programs in Israel and Denver.
Dates: 1927-2015

Greater Park Hill Community, Incorporated Records

Identifier: M056
Abstract The Park Hill Action Committee (Interdenominational) is an association that was formed in 1959 when the Park Hill neighborhood in the northeast section of Denver, Colorado became racially integrated. This community group was formed by clergy and concerned citizens of the area to promote racial harmony between the white community and African-Americans. During the 1960s, the organization was renamed The Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. The group focused on capital development, community...
Dates: 1951-2000

Green Gables Country Club Photographs and Records

Identifier: B335
Abstract Green Gables Country Club was the suburban successor of the Progress Club (1885-1929). The club was founded by 8 Jewish business men because Jews were often denied membership to similar organizations. The historic club became a social center for Denver’s well-to-do Jewish Community. It sat on 152-acres at 6800 W. Jewell Ave., unincorporated land next to Lakewood. Financially difficulties and declining membership closed the club in 2011 and the land sold to a housing developer for $15 million....
Dates: 1928-2011

Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge 171 (Denver, Colo.) Records

Identifier: B009
Abstract The Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado, was a pivotal Jewish philanthropic and social service organization in Denver from 1872 through today. This fraternal organization received a charter from the National Order of B'nai B'rith on April 7, 1872. David Kline was the first president and Louis Anfenger was the first secretary. Charles M. Schayer served as president in 1876. The B'nai B'rith Denver Chapter created Colorado's Anti-Defamation League, the Mountain States...
Dates: 1872-2018

JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation Records

Identifier: B353
Abstract The Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation was founded in 2001 with a mission to restore the Beth Jacob Synagogue building and a tent structure on the former campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) in Lakewood, Colorado. The Foundation was dissolved in 2013 due to financial challenges. This collection shows the process and challenges of historic preservation. Collection contains correspondence, architectural and construction information, historical background materials,...
Dates: circa 1957-2012

Jewish War Veterans, Post #342 (Denver, Colo.) Records

Identifier: B184
Abstract Collection contains a wood framed document from the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S. National Headquarters granting Jewish War Veterans, Post #342. Collection also contains Jewish War Veterans minutes, correspondence, programming notices, awards, certificates, membership rosters and financial papers from the Jewish War Veterans, Post #342.
Dates: Other: 1945-1980

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National Home for Jewish Children in Denver (1928-1952) 1
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