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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bikur Cholim Society (Denver, Colo.) Records

 Collection
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...

DU Women's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: U210
Overview

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.

Gertrude Dienst Papers

 Collection
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...

Thelma Kiken , 1974-1980

 File
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.