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Overview M. Binstock & Co., Inc. was founded by Moses "Morris" Binstock and became one of the largest and best-known custom-tailoring houses in America. He was a Long time board member for over 50 years and President of The Ex-Patients' Sanatorium for Tuberculosis and Chronic Disease. Collection contains personal papers and awards for his philanthropic service.
Dates: 1920- c. 1968
Overview Davis Willett Moore was born in in Atlanta, Georgia in 1911 and died in Denver in 1997. Moore attended the University of Colorado and graduated from Yale University in 1932. Moore worked for First National Bank of Denver and retired in 1968 as executive senior vice president and during World War II he served as lieutenant commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve in Washington D.C. Moore was a philanthropist who gave gifts to the Denver Art Museum, and was involved in the Denver Public Library...
Dates: 1940-1999; Majority of material found within 1950-1991
Overview Evan Makovsky co-founded Shames Makovsky Realty Company in 1971 with his partner, and uncle, Motty Shames. In the 1980s he formed Shames Makovsky Mortgage Company. He is a graduate of the University of Denver and a committee member for the Rose Community Foundation. In 2007, he was named Honorary Dean of Real Estate and Construction Management of the Franklin G. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver. He also began an ambitious development and...
Overview Jack Greenwald was born June 14, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, the youngest son of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Greenwald (1888 - 1954). Rabbi Greenwald Rabbi Greenwald only knew German and had to learn Yiddish before he became rabbi of the Beth-Jacob Shul in Columbus, Ohio, a Yiddi. Jack Greenwald came to Denver, Colorado in 1946 and received his Bachelor of Science of Law, 1950, and his Juris Doctorate, 1952, both degrees from the University of Denver. Professionally, he specialized in the area of...
Dates: 1949 - 2012
Overview Milt Morris was born in Cleveland in 1915 and his family moved to Denver to find a cure for his mother's asthma at National Jewish Hospital. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1939. Milt Morris served in the Army Air Force during World War II. He taught business law at DU for eleven years. He practiced law in Denver for many years and was a partner in Feder, Morris, Tamblyn and Goldstein where he specialized in real estate law. In 1941, Jean Wohlegarth married her...
Overview The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Colorado (JFCS) was created in response to international, national, and local needs of refugees. In 1947, the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Denver, Colorado was created when the boards of the Central Jewish Aid Society of Denver, Colorado and the Denver Coordinating Committee for Immigrants of the National Council of Jewish Women merged. Dr. Alfred Neumann, a social worker, became the full-time director. The agency provided services in...
Dates: 1948 - 2007
Overview Joanne Posner-Mayer, a Denver native, started Ball Dynamics International in 1991 and introduced the fitness community to Fitball®. Her interest in physical therapy grew from her childhood dancing with what now is the Colorado Ballet. Raised in east Denver, Joanne Posner-Mayer attended George Washington High School and received a degree in physical therapy from CU. Following her dream of travel, Joanne worked in hospitals and clinics in Switzerland, where she was introduced to the successful...
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...
Overview Jordon Perlmutter was born in 1931 to immigrant parents and died in Denver on December 7, 2015. He was a Denver builder, real estate developer, and property manager. In 1951, he founded Perl-Mack Enterprises with his cousin Sam Primack. Perl Mack introduced the concept of planned communities in Denver in Northglenn, Southglenn and Montbello. In the 1983 Perl-Mack was dissolved and Jordon and his eldest son Jay founded Perlmutter and Company. Jordon Perlmutter was a trustee of the University of...
Overview East European Jewish immigrant, Adolph Kiesler, became a noted Colorado philanthropist. Born in Rumania in 1880, Kiesler settled in Denver's West Colfax Jewish neighborhood at the turn of the century, when he began as a peddler. He later recalled "I worked for fifteen cents a day at odd jobs, and then I got a job carring eoal for seventy-five cents a ton." Like so many immigrants, he scrimped and saved and after fifteen years and a variety of jobs, he had saved enough money to launch the...
- Subject: Philanthropists X
- Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) 2
- Jewish Family and Children's Service. (Denver, CO) 2
- National Council of Jewish Women. Denver Section 2
- University of Denver. College of Law 2
- Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver 1
- 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
- Fitball USA (2001-2007) 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
- Posner, Hanna 1
- Posner, Jerry 1
- Posner-Mayer, Joanne 1
- Rifkin, Joan (Raisie), 1915-1983 1
- Rifkin, Max, 1911-1985 1
- Samsonite Corporation (1910-1973) 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
- Shwayder, Nellie Weitz, 1886-1977 1
- Shwayder, Rachel Leah Kobey, 1858-1938 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 ∧ less