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Lillian ''Billie'' Stein Articles and Papers

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Identifier: B192
Overview Lillian Stein was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver to David and Rose Stein. Her father was a tailor and a cantor. Billie (Lillian) Stein began playing the trumpet in The Denver Post Boys Band. She started her all girls band at 14 and took Billie's Harmony Girls jazz band on the road when she graduated from high school at the age of 15. With her jazz band, she traveled throughout the United States performing on her trumpet. She married William Stein in 1939. Billie Stein became involved in many...
Dates: Other: 1920-1996

National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section Records

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Identifier: B094
Overview The National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section (NCJW) was a women's philanthropic organization founded by Carrie Benjamin in October 1893 to serve the Denver, Colorado Jewish community. Most of the early members were members of Temple Emanuel in Denver and the collection details the contributions of women to social causes in Denver. Education was an early priority of the Denver Section and classes were held to serve Eastern European Jewish immigrants in the West Colfax area of...
Dates: 1894-2018

Nettie Limon Plaques

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Identifier: B271
Overview Nettie Limon lived in the West Colfax area of Denver in the early 1900s and contributed to a number of Jewish organizations, including the West Side Benevolent Society. The West Side Benevolent Society was formed in 1906 and purchased land in 1908 for the Golden Hill Cemetery. The collection contains a Certificate for Membership of West Side Benevolent Society 1914; Certificate in Hebrew; Certificate for Contribution of $1.00 for U.S. Jewish Relief Day Special Fund 1916; Grand College Talmud...
Dates: 1914-1930

Neusteter Family and Neusteters Photographs and Records

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Identifier: B304
Overview In 1910, Max and Edward Neusteter moved to Denver and founded the Neusteter's high fashion women's clothing store. It was located on 16th Street in downtown Denver for many decades until it closed in 1986. The Neusteters were also active philanthropists, and Max underwrote the creation of the Max Neusteter Rehabilitation Building on the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) campus in 1928. The collection consists of photographs related to family members and the store, a Neusteters' box...
Dates: between 1910-1970

Phipps Family Papers

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Identifier: M180
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Ray Shapiro Photographs

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Identifier: B286
Overview

Mrs. Aaron (Ray) Shapiro was born and raised in New York City and became involved in the fund raising activity for the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a member of the New York Ladies' Auxiliary. The collection consists of an 1899 photograph of Ray Shapiro and a photograph of a plaque for a building on the JCRS campus erected with funds collected by the New York Ladies' Auxiliary.

Dates: 1899-1910

Sandra Arkin Papers

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Identifier: B238
Overview Collection contains publications, pamphlets, newsletters, newsclippings, certificates, and recognitions related to Sandra Arkin.
Dates: 1989-2006

Sherrye Berger and Sigman Family Papers

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Identifier: B300
Overview Louis K. Sigman, the owner of K&G packing, the largest independent meat packing plant in Colorado, was the son of East European immigrants. Born in 1881, he moved to Denver as a young boy. To support himself, Louis shined shoes and sold matches and newspapers to earn enought money to bring his parents to Colorado from Russia. In Denver, his father opened Sigman's Grocery in the West Colfax neighborhood. Louis began his meat business with just one calf and went on to become a well-known...
Dates: 1900-1997

Shwayder Family Papers and Samsonite Corporation Records

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Identifier: B245
Overview The Shwayder family of Denver, Colorado, is best known for the luggage company Samsonite Corporation, which the family founded and operated. Isaac and Rachel Shwayder had migrated from Manchester, England to Colorado in 1881 and eventually settled in Denver. In 1910 their son, Jesse Shwayder, opened a small luggage factory in Denver with his father along with his brothers Mark, Maurice, Benjamin, and Solomon Shwayder. The company started as Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company, was later...
Dates: 1896-2002

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Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado 1
American Red Cross 1
Arkin, Sandra, Dr. 1
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. Mountain States Regional Office 1
Benjamin, Carrie (Caroline Shevelson), 1841-1931 1
Berger, Sherrye Sigman 1
Berry, Hannah Shwayder, 1895-1986 1
Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center (Denver, Colo.) 1
Billie Stein's Harmony Girls Band 1
Binstock, Moses "Morris", 1885-1968 1
Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Greenwald, Jack, 1928- 1
Greenwald, Jekuthiel Judah, 1889-1955 1
Guldman, Leopold Henry, 1852-1936 1
Hillel Academy (Denver, Colo.) 1
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.) 1
Jacobs, Frances Wisebart, 1843-1892 1
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.). New York Ladies' Auxiliary 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Kiesler, Adolph, 1880-1967 1
Kobey, Miriam Rachofsky, 1840-1921 1
Levy, Tillye Shulman (Matilda), 1895-1984 1
Makovsky, Evan 1
Mile High United Way 1
Moore, Davis Willett, 1911-1917 1
Morris, Jean Wohlgemuth , 1916-1999 1
Morris, Milton, 1915-2007 1
National Jewish Hospital (U.S.) 1
Neusteter, Max D., 1874-1925 1
Neusteter, Myron 1
Newman Studio (New York, N.Y.) 1
Perl-Mack Enterprises 1
Perlmutter, Essie 1
Perlmutter, Jordon 1
Phipps, Lawrence Cowle, 1886-1976 1
Rifkin, Joan (Raisie), 1915-1983 1
Rifkin, Max, 1911-1985 1
Samsonite Corporation 1
Shames, Motty, 1921 - 2011 1
Shapiro, Ray 1
Shwayder Art Building (Denver, Colo.) 1
Shwayder Family 1
Shwayder, Isaac, 1855-1916 1
Shwayder, Jesse, 1882-1970 1
Sigman, Louis K., 1881- 1
Stein, Billie (Lillian), 1907-2002 1
Stein, William, 1896-1982 1
Streltzer, John E. (Ellis), 1901-1985 1
Streltzer, Sara 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
U.S. Customs Service 1
West Side Benevolent Society 1
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