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Women -- Societies and clubs -- Denver (Colo.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bikur Cholim Society (Denver, Colo.) Records

Identifier: B129
Overview The Bikur Cholim Society, Hebrew for "visiting the sick," refers to the mitzvah (Jewish religious commandment) to visit and extend aid to the sick. The Bikur Cholim Society dates back to the Middle Ages. In 1915, the Colorado Women's Bikur Cholim Society and continued to around 1990. A Denver Bikur Cholim Society exists today and provides many services in addition to those involving health care. The collection consists of a box of alphebetized note cards with payment records, including Mrs. Ira...
Dates: 1960-1990

DU Women's Club Records

Identifier: U210

The DU Women's Club Records encompas the history of the organization from its beginnings as the Women's Faculty Club. The records contain governance documents and minutes, reports and newsletters, as well as publicity materials and scrapbooks documenting the history of the organization.

Dates: 1929-1998

Gertrude Dienst Papers

Identifier: M031
Overview Gertrude Grabowsky Dienst (Mrs. George Dienst) headed the American Red Cross Production Unit and War Service of the Denver Turner's Auxiliary for the Denver Federation of Federated Women's Clubs. She organized the auxiliary to send relief packages overseas during World War II.The papers include letters from civilians living in postwar Germany to the American Red Cross Production Unit and War Service of the Denver Turner's Auxiliary asking for assistance. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1947-1950

Thelma Kiken , 1974-1980

Identifier: B111.06.0006.0004
Overview A soprano soloist, Mrs. Thelma Kiken entertained for various organizations, often benefitting Jewish community organizations such as hospitals. Her repertoire included operatic, cantorial, Yiddish, and Broadway show music.
Dates: 1974-1980