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Anfenger Family Diaries and Material Culture

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Identifier: B106
Overview Louis Anfenger was typical of the young Jewish men who migrated to the Colorado Territory in the state's formative years. Born in Bavaria, Anfenger came to the United States in the 1850s and moved to Denver in 1870 to seek his fortune. He became a highly successful businessman in the area of real estate as well as a member of the Denver Chamber of Commerce and was later elected to the state legislature in the 1880s. He was a founder of Congregation Emanuel, Denver B'nai B'rith, and National...

Charles Rosenbaum B'nai B'rith Papers

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Identifier: B308
Overview Charles Rosenbaum was part of the professional law firm, Isaacson Rosenbaum, founded in 1960 and specializing in property law. Charles was active in the B’nai B’rith and the Allied Jewish Federation. He married Louise Michael Anfenger and they had two children: Stanton Rosenbaum and Louann (Rosenbaum) Miller. Collection contains speeches/addresses given by Charles Rosenbaum 1938-1960 and citizenship manuals written by Charles Rosenbaum for the B'nai B'rith Americanization Committee from 1929...

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

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Identifier: B009
Overview 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...

Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, Lodge No. 545 (Las Vegas, N.M.) Records

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Identifier: B170
Overview The first Jewish families arrived in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1878 and Congregation Monefiore was formed in 1884. J. E. Rosenwald Lodge, No. 545, I.O.B.B was organized in 1902, the second B'nai B'rith Chapter in New Mexico. The collection contains a stamp press with the corporate seal, two ledgers with Minutes (1902-1970), and two ledgers with financial information, including dues payments by members (1902-1980).

John E. Streltzer Papers

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Identifier: B185
Overview Collection contains scrapbooks, programs, newspaper clippings, plaques, a U.S. Bureau of Customs flag, awards, scrolls and posters related to John E. Streltzer. Humanitarian John E. Streltzer was born in Denver on June 2, 1901, the son of Ben and Rebecca Streltzer in Denver's West Side. He met Sarah Safran in 1923 at a club he had helped organize on the West Side. John and Sarah Streltzer established a wholesale office supply business and he served nearly three terms as a member of...

Phi Sigma Delta, Theta Chapter Records

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Identifier: B218
Overview Phi Sigma Delta Fraternity was formed in 1909 at Columbia University and operated until in 1969-70, Phi Sigma Delta and Phi Epsilon Pi merged into Zeta Beta Tau. Phi Sigma Delta (Theta chapter) fraternity was organized at University of Colorado in 1919. Collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, publications, and administrative papers from Phi Sigma Delta, Theta 1918 through 1981.

Sidney Grazi Certificates and Photograph

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Identifier: B301
Overview Sidney Grazi was born in 1914, the oldest of four children born of immigrant parents (Aleppo, Syria; and Russia). He was a proficient musician, private pilot, and general contractor of homes and commercial properties in Denver through the Titan Construction Company. Collection contains awards and photographs related to Sidney Grazi from 1960 through 1965.

Sons of Zion Denver Chapter Charter

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Identifier: B248
Overview Collection contains the charter for the Order Sons of Zion Denver Chapter Subordinate Camp No. 32 established on March 10, 1911. The Order Sons of Zion was a Jewish Fraternal Organization based in New York City. The charter is a print done in back ink and blue. Image of an Angel over crowded streets and buildings pointing over an ocean toward Jerusalem and the Citadel of David, with a village and farmers below.

Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity Collection

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Identifier: B256
Overview Tau Epsilon Phi was founded in 1910 at Columbia University in response to Jewish men not being allowed in other similar organizations. The fraternity began and exclusively Jewish but began accepting non-Jewish in the 1950s, mostly Catholics. The Tau Eta Chapter of Tau Epsilon Phi at the University of Denver was founded February 21, 1931 and closed in 1973. Collection contains paddles, plaques, one loving cup, photographs, scrapbooks, charters, fraternity roster cards, member directories,...