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Charities

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on privately supported welfare activities. Works on tax-supported welfare activities are entered under [Public welfare.] Works on the methods employed in social work, public or private, are entered under [Social service.] Works that discuss collectively the various policies, programs, services, and facilities to meet basic human needs relating to the quality of life, such as education, health, welfare, etc. are entered under [Human services.]

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

59th Annual Convention of the International Order of B'nai B'rith, 1911 June

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Identifier: B063.04.0033.0017.00001
Overview Delegates to the 59th Annual Convention of the Internation Order of B'nai B'rith are posed in front of the Guggenheim Pavilion at National Jewish Hospital. The men in suits and the women in dresses and hats are standing and sitting in five rows. Other buildings can be seen in the background. Six men are watching behind a brick wall to the left of the building.The convention was held in Denver in June 1911.

A Legacy of Caring: Early Colorado Jewish Women, 1860-1930, 2004

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Identifier: B230.03.0013.00009
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish women who contributed to philanthropy and social activism, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key women.

Adolph Kiesler at Cornerstone Ceremony for Beth Israel Home, 1940

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Identifier: B063.05.0038.00027
Overview Adolph Kiesler attends a cornerstone ceremony for Beth Israel Home for the Aged at West 16th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, Denver, Colorado. He stands in a suit and holds his hat in his left arm while shaking hands with a man in a suit and overcoat. Two men in suits, hats and overcoats stand behind Adolph Kiesler. Two men in work clothes stand behind the cornerstone that is attached to a pulley. ''Home for the Aged 1940 Erected 5700'' is chiseled on the stone. A boy stands, and two boys (one...

Adolph Kiesler at Cornerstone Ceremony for Beth Israel Home, 1940

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Identifier: B063.03.0033.0013.00001
Overview Adolph Kiesler attends a cornerstone ceremony for Beth Israel Home for the Aged at West 16th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, Denver, Colorado. He stands in a suit and holds his hat in his left arm while shaking hands with a man in a suit and overcoat. Two men in suits, hats and overcoats stand behind Adolph Kiesler. Two men in work clothes stand behind the cornerstone that is attached to a pulley. ''Home for the Aged 1940 Erected 5700'' is chiseled on the stone. A boy stands, and two boys (one...

Adolph Kiesler Formal Portrait, 1938

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Identifier: B063.08.0033.0014.00001
Overview Formal head and shoulder portrait of Adolph Kiesler. Adolph Kiesler was born in Romania on October 18, 1880 and died in Denver, Colorado on December 19, 1967. He started the Peerless Alloy Company in Denver, Colorado in 1908. A philanthropist, he was a founder and president of Beth Israel Home for the Aged (later Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center) and was active in the Allied Jewish Federation.

Adolph Kiesler, Governor Ed Johnson and President Harry S. Truman, between 1945-1960

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Identifier: B063.02.0010.00029
Overview Left to right: Governor Ed Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, and Adolph Kiesler standing in front of a microphone.

Adolph Kiesler, Governor Ed Johnson and President Harry S. Truman, between 1945-1960

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Identifier: B063.02.0002.00005
Overview Left to right: Governor Ed Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, and Adolph Kiesler standing in front of a microphone.

Adolph Kiesler in Front of Peerless Smelting Works, circa 1908

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Identifier: B063.01.0001.00038
Overview Exterior view of Peerless Smelting Works at 2022 West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Adolph Kiesler, standing in the center, started the Peerless Alloy Company in Denver in 1908.

Adolph Kiesler Seated at his Desk, 1952 December 23

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Identifier: B063.08.0008.00043
Overview Adolph Kiesler wearing a suit coat and bow tie sits at a desk with pen in hand. Handwritten note across the front of the photo reads, ''From father and grandfather Adolph Kiesler Eternal love.'' Kiesler was one of Colorado's philanthropists, especially within the Jewish community.

Anfenger as Humorist, circa 1905

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Identifier: B091.05.0001.0005.00004
Overview Copy of newspaper article about Senator Milton Louis Anfenger by Thomas M. Hunter. It has a photograph of Senator Anfenger and has three cartons of Milton Anfenger. It has stories of Milton Anfenger's youth, his membership in the Elks and B'nai B'rith, and his service as a Colorado state senator and in the Colorado National Guard in Cripple Creek, Colorado during the 1903-1904 strikes.