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Industrial Removal Office Colorado Correspondence

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Identifier: B171
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...

Milton M. Schayer Papers

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Identifier: M067
Overview Milton Mincha Schayer (1876-1935) was a Denver, Colorado businessman. Born to German-Jewish parents, he was active in many civic and religious organizations in Denver in the early part of the twentieth century. He wrote a weekly syndicated column titled, "Things to think about," which appeared in a variety of Jewish newspapers around the country.In 1927, Schayer wrote to a number of Nobel Prize-winning scientists, literary figures, university presidents and judges...

Schayer Family Papers

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Identifier: B239
Overview Milton M. Schayer was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1876 to German-Jewish parents and died in Denver in 1935. In 1920 he founded the Bankers Building and Loan Association, and served as its first president and treasurer. His son Charles Milton Schayer, born in 1913, married Faye Greenberg in 1941. Milton M. Schayer was active in many civic and religious organizations. He was director of the Denver Chamber of Commerce, which designated him Denver’s “most valuable citizen” in 1925. He...