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Jewish Refugees

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B063
Abstract The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, and other materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado. It also contains some photographs from other states and countries.
Dates: 1790-2006; 1790 - 2006

Oral History Interview with Dr. Alfred Neumann, 1978 July 19

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00004
Abstract Topics covered: Brief biographical information on Dr. Neumann, social work; working with other organizations; helping refugees, resettlement; services provided and available. In the interview, Dr. Alfred Neumann touches on his life in New York in 1938, where he received graduate training in social work. He discusses his marriage, family life, and positions in social work--most notably his directorship of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Denver (JFCS) from 1948 to 1976. In this...
Dates: 1978 July 19

Oral History Interview with Sheldon Friedman, 1979 November 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00007
Abstract Topics covered: Brief biographical information; served on board and as president; program for the aged and Russian resettlement; adoption program; aiding Russian immigrants; always a need for volunteers.
Dates: 1979 November 18

Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy, 1978 November 2

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00003
Abstract Topics covered: Interview focuses on the resettlement of refugees in the Denver area and nationally; need was especially heavy after WWII; adoption services and foster home program; resettling German Jews post WWII and the Russian Jewry later; surveys of Denver Jews.
Dates: 1978 November 2

Pre-War and Kindertransport, between 1848-1939

 File
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001
Abstract Documents and photographs from the Loewenstein family pre-World War II and Heinrich Loewenstein's [Henry Lowenstein] Kindertransport documents. File includes Levin Loewenstein's Prussian citizenship papers, registration card for emigration to the United States for Max, Marie, and Heinrich Loewenstein, photograph of Erna Eylenburg, Heinrich Loewenstein's identification papers from the Gestapo, a letter inviting Heinrich Loewenstein to come to England, receipt from Marie Loewenstein for Heinrich...
Dates: between 1848-1939

Refugee Boy with Memorial Prayer at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1947

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00064
Abstract A boy refugee at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The boy is reading a memorial prayer that is written in Hebrew, while laying on his bed. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Dates: circa 1947

Refugee Boy with Memorial Prayer at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1947

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00066
Abstract A boy refugee at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The boy is reading a memorial prayer that is written in Hebrew, while laying on his bed. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Dates: circa 1947

Refugee Child at the National Home for Jewish Children at Denver, circa 1939

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0011.00092
Abstract An unidentified refugee child stands in her crib at the National home for Jewish Children in Denver Colorado.
Dates: circa 1939

Refugee Child at the National Home for Jewish Children at Denver, circa 1939

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0011.00093
Abstract An unidentified refugee child sits in her crib with a doll at the National home for Jewish Children in Denver Colorado. The child was born in Milan, Italy to German parents and brought to American in 1930 by her father. Her mother committed suicide on the boat before they reached America. Her father brought her to the National Home for Jewish Children when he was admitted to a sanatorium in Denver.
Dates: circa 1939

Spivak Letters, National Library of Israel

 Collection
Identifier: B375
Abstract Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky and they had three children: David, Deena, and Ruth. Jennie Charsky was born in Russia in 1871 and briefly studied law at Cornell before graduating from the University of Denver. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr....
Dates: 1919-1920