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Antisemitism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variant terms: Anti-Jewish attitudes; Anti-semitism.

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Antisemitism in Russia, 1999

 File
Identifier: B355.03.0002.0009
Overview AJC Israel/Middle East briefing and testimony of David A. Harris, executive director of the AJC, before Congress on antisemitism in Russia.

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: B090
Overview The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing,...

Box 2, 1988

 File — Box B159.01.0002: Series B159.01; Series B159.02; Series B159.04 [U186022109757]
Identifier: B159.01.0002
Overview One folder with correspondence and newsclippings regarding 1988 vandalism.

Oral History Interview with Ann Nathenson, 1998 November 24

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0006.00159
Overview Discusses family origins in Poland on a little farm 7 miles from Russia, father taught Hebrew, moving with her mother and sisters out of their family farm when the war broke out to refugee camps, life in the refugee camps. Step-brother worked to bring family to America. Discusses family in Denver and US and goes through family tree. Ends singing song in Yiddish.

Oral History Interview with Anti-Defamation League ''Oldtimers.'', 1977 April 30

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00010
Overview Four members of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) share their memories of ADL activities. They describe the founding of the ADL Mountain States office in 1941 and the leadership of this office. They also discuss antisemitism in Denver around World War II, Jewish life on the west side of Denver, and Jewish involvement in Colorado politics.

Oral History Interview with Arthur Lang, 1999 March 11

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0006.00160
Overview Discusses father coming from Carlsbad, Czech Republic (now), originally came to Massachusetts but wanted to come further west to mine and ended up in Denver in 1892 selling matches. Arthur born in Denver in 1904, talks about his mother’s family as well (parents met at his aunt’s Kosher restaurant), growing up in the Jewish Community, life during WWI, flu epidemic of 1918, antisemitism, life and business in Brush, CO.

Oral History Interview with Charles Schwarz, 1981 August 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.16.0011.00004
Overview Charles Schwartz is a Holocaust survivor born in Poland. The oral history covers his pre-war and war-time experiences especially when he was interned at Auschwitz. He immigrated to Boulder, CO in 1949 and moved to Denver 10 years later.

Oral History Interview with Frank Quicksilver, 1979 July 25

 Item
Identifier: B098.04.0008.00022
Overview Topics covered: Father died when he was six; served in WWI for the Russian Army on the front line; 1920 Russian civil war starts, white army killed Jews; leaves for US paying many bribes to get out; comes through Elis Island, goes to Baltimore where uncle was and later to DC; gets TB and comes to Denver for treatment with wife and 18 mo. old child, in Denver diagnosed as asthmatic; worked in produce sales, talks about JCRS jobs; lost only son in World War II; feelings on Jewish community; early...

Oral History Interview with Fred Wahl, 1984 April 14

 Item
Identifier: B098.16.0012.00017
Overview Interview covers life experiences in Poland in the early 1930s, increasing antisemitism. Escaped to Cuba in 1936 and then came to America. Joined the US Army, experience of the war from the army perspective. Reuniting with his sister, only surviving member of his family. Experience in postwar America and attitudes toward America, family and Jewish organizations.

Oral History Interview with Henry Goldsmith, 1981 April 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.16.0011.00001
Overview Henry Goldsmith discusses work with partisans, life during the war. getting cought by the Gestapo multiple times and escaping.