Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:
Overview One delegate badge with ribbon streamers recognizing the Denver Chapter for awards won at the National Convention. Delegate badge worn by Debra E. "Debi" Tepper.
Overview El Jebel Shriner medal with a green, yellow, and red ribbon on a blue velvet liner. An inscription on the back reads Stanley A. Morris Sept. 11 1961. The medal is encased in a black faux-leather case with a snap enclosure.
Overview Evelyn Rosenthal Stone was born in 1910. She graduated from the University of Denver in 1955 with her BA and again in 1958 with her MA, both in Education. She was a member of Delta Kappa gamma sorority and was one of the first women to be inducted into the Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity. in 1984 she was presented by the Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award for her extensive volunteer work with schools, the University, various medical centers, and the Salvation Army, among others. She worked for...
Overview Two Golden Anniversary (50 years) dinner programs for JCRS. One program is from the March 28, 1954 at the Statler Hotel in Los Angeles California and a smaller program from the May 5, 1954 celebration in Seattle, Washington. Both anniverary booklets have shiny gold covers. Also two programs form 1958 Humanitarian Award Dinners. One from the April 20, 1958 dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City honoring Israel A. Diamond and another program from May 18, 1958 dinner at the Beverly...
Overview Since 2004, the Friends of the Carson-Brierly Dance Library have honored several individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance as "Living Legends of Dance in Colorado" each year. This collection contains the plaque inscribed with the names of the honorees, as well as files containing transcripts of oral histories with the honorees, biographical information about them, and audiovisual recordings from the annual awards banquet.
Overview The Grossman family emigrated to America from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and moved to Denver because of tuberculosis. Abraham Grossman was an active member of the traditional Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) Synagogue and later of the Oheb Zedek Congregation which broke away from BMH in 1911. The Oheb Zedek Congregation rejoined the parent synagogue toward the end of the Great Depression. Abraham Grossman was the proprietor of the Grossman's Haberdashery, located on Sixteenth Street in Denver,...
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...