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Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Topics covered: Very brief personal background, fundraising campaigns, presidency and activities since, organizations Federation helped, Russian Jewish immigration, Israel, Denver Jewish Community and merits of the oral history project.
Overview The folder contains materials created by two organizations with which Seraphine Pisko was affiliated: National Jewish Hospital and National Council of Women. Included are two pages of blank letterhead (1925) from the National Council of Women and one page of blank letterhead from National Jewish Hospital (undated), which feature Pisko's name and titles in the margins. In addition, there is a 1922 National Jewish Hospital Trustees' invitation to a dinner dance and the dedication of the Louis D....
Overview Interview with Robert Greene conducted by Kate Crowe.
Overview Program for Seraphine Pisko's seventy-fifth birthday anniversary dinner held by the board of managers of the National Jewish Hospital at Denver. The Dinner was held at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Rabbi William S. Friedman was the toastmaster and a number of people spoke on Seraphine Pisko's career. Seraphine Eppstein Pisko (1861-1942) began working at National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives as a field secretary, fund raiser, in 1900. In 1911 she became the executive-secretary...
Overview Louis K. Sigman, the owner of K&G packing, the largest independent meat packing plant in Colorado, was the son of East European immigrants. Born in 1881, he moved to Denver as a young boy. To support himself, Louis shined shoes and sold matches and newspapers to earn enought money to bring his parents to Colorado from Russia. In Denver, his father opened Sigman's Grocery in the West Colfax neighborhood. Louis began his meat business with just one calf and went on to become a well-known...
Overview The Shwayder family of Denver, Colorado, is best known for the luggage company Samsonite Corporation, which the family founded and operated. Isaac and Rachel Shwayder had migrated from Manchester, England to Colorado in 1881 and eventually settled in Denver. In 1910 their son, Jesse Shwayder, opened a small luggage factory in Denver with his father along with his brothers Mark, Maurice, Benjamin, and Solomon Shwayder. The company started as Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company, was later...
Overview Tillye Levy being interviewed by Alby Segall about Lina (Mrs. John) Elsner.
Overview Tillye Levy talks about I. Rude (Isadore). Mr. Rude was a Denver Jewish philanthropist with a JCRS and a B'nai B'rith building named after him. He is also the namesake of Rude Park.