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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
Overview

The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado.

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

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00004
Overview Topics covered: Brief biographical information on Dr. Neumann, social work; working with other organizations; helping refugees, resettlement; services provided and available.

Oral History Interview with Sheldon Friedman, 1979 November 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00007
Overview 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.

Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy, 1978 November 2

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00003
Overview 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.

Pre-War and Kindertransport, between 1848-1939

 File
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001
Overview 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...

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

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00064
Overview 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.

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

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00066
Overview 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.

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

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Identifier: B063.03.0011.00092
Overview An unidentified refugee child stands in her crib at the National home for Jewish Children in Denver Colorado.

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

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Identifier: B063.03.0011.00093
Overview 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.

Spivak Letters, National Library of Israel

 Collection
Identifier: B375
Overview 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....