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Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry Records

 Collection
Identifier: B093
Abstract Soviet Jews who wanted to emigrate from the Soviet Union were known as "Refuseniks." American Jewish students formed the Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) in 1964 and the American Jewish Committee on Soviet Jewry (AJCSI) was also organized that year. Rabbi Samuel Adelman, rabbi of the BMH synagogue, spoke at Temple Emanuel and urged the liberal congregation to help Soviet Jews. Rabbi Raymond Zwerin, Sheldon Steinhauser, and Lillian Hoffman formed what became the Colorado Committee of Concern for...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978

Richard Wihera Woodstock West Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M473
Abstract Richard Wihera (BA, 1973) was a Mass Communications undergraduate during the Woodstock West protest in 1970 working as a reporter with DUTV, a closed circuit television station for the University of Denver campus run by the Mass Communications department. Wihera had a press pass and this allowed him to take photographs sometimes behind police lines. The collection consists of slides of photographs taken at the University of Denver during the Woostock West protest.
Dates: Other: May 5th-13th 1970