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Philanthropists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

John E. Streltzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B185
Overview Collection contains scrapbooks, programs, newspaper clippings, plaques, a U.S. Bureau of Customs flag, awards, scrolls and posters related to John E. Streltzer. Humanitarian John E. Streltzer was born in Denver on June 2, 1901, the son of Ben and Rebecca Streltzer in Denver's West Side. He met Sarah Safran in 1923 at a club he had helped organize on the West Side. John and Sarah Streltzer established a wholesale office supply business and he served nearly three terms as a member of...

Jordon and Essie Perlmutter Family Papers

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Identifier: B401
Overview Jordon Perlmutter was born in 1931 to immigrant parents and died in Denver on December 7, 2015. He was a Denver builder, real estate developer, and property manager. In 1951, he founded Perl-Mack Enterprises with his cousin Sam Primack. Perl Mack introduced the concept of planned communities in Denver in Northglenn, Southglenn and Montbello. In the 1983 Perl-Mack was dissolved and Jordon and his eldest son Jay founded Perlmutter and Company. Jordon Perlmutter was a trustee of the University of...

Kiesler and Rifkin Families Papers

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Identifier: B190
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...

Leopold H. Guldman and Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company Records

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Identifier: B092
Overview Leopold H. Guldman was born in Harburg, Bavaria in 1853 and immigrated to the United States in 1870. Guldman opened the successful chain of Golden Eagle clothing stores in Leadville, Cripple Creek and Denver. He was one of Colorado's leading merchants and philanthropists. The collection consists largely of business records including correspondence, ledgers, journals, and financial papers related to the Golden Eagle stores.

Louis A. Pollack , 1956

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Identifier: B111.08.0008.0004
Overview Mrs. Pollack was president of the Jewish Family and Children's Service, on the board of the Denver Area Community Chest, vice president of the Visiting Nurse Association, and on the state advisory committee on planning for the aged. She believed that peace in the world is up to women.

Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation Funding Records, 2005-2010

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Identifier: B094.02.0008.0002
Overview This file contains records from 2005-2010 about the Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation's donations to NCJW.

Neusteter Family and Neusteters Photographs and Records

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Identifier: B304
Overview In 1910, Max and Edward Neusteter moved to Denver and founded the Neusteter's high fashion women's clothing store. It was located on 16th Street in downtown Denver for many decades until it closed in 1986. The Neusteters were also active philanthropists, and Max underwrote the creation of the Max Neusteter Rehabilitation Building on the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) campus in 1928. The collection consists of photographs related to family members and the store, a Neusteters' box...

Oral History Interview with Edward Hirshfeld, 1980 June 2

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Identifier: B098.02.0007.00011
Overview Topics covered: Brief personal history, talks about his father, experiences as chairman and president of Federation, involvement in other organizations as well

Oral History Interview with Henry Frankel, 1977 December 30

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Identifier: B098.02.0007.00005
Overview Topics covered: Brief history of Mrs. Frankle, history of the Federation, fundraising goals, primary functions, WWII, fund raising, serving on the board, Community Chest (now United Way), president of Allied, Frankel's family background, other Jewish communities, Jewish culture and community in Denver.