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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B089.14.0025: Series B089.14 [U186023252684]
Overview Contains six file folders on the 1980 reunion and the "Home Chronicles" by Morris Grodsky about the sheltering home from 1925-1940 which was written after a 1999 reunion.
Dates: Event: 1979-2000
Overview William R. Blumenthal, fundraiser, stands (at left) with 37 children on the playground of the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver near 19th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Children pictured include Dan Justman, Sara Appel, Fred Vean, Fanny Barret, Doris Greenstein, Joey Barret, Mildred Vean, Rachel Passman, and Benny Passman. Originally founded as the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children in 1907, the home was established for the children of Jewish consumptives,...
Overview Fannie Eller was born in Geishen, Russia, in 1881. She and her family immigrated to America when Fannie was a teenager and moved to the West Colfax area of Denver in 1896. She married Jacob Lorber and became interested in the plight of "tb orphans." In 1907, Fannie Lorber, Bessie Willems, and some other eastern European women founded the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children to care for children of Jewish tb patients at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives and at the Jewish...
Scope and Contents The file contains a endorsement letter from Judge Ben B. Linsey of the Juvenile and Family Court of Denver endorsement letter dated December 22, 1925 and an article by Judge Lindsey. Judge Lindsey set up the first separate juvenile court in Denver and sent some of the children to the Sheltering Home.
Dates: between 1925-1930
Overview Title supplied by archivist.
Dates: 1911 March 25
Overview Handwritten letter from Dr. S. Wolfenstein to C.D. Spivak advocating for the admittance of Ben Lorenz into the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Wolfenstein requests Lorenz be admitted because he is still sick and the Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium in Colorado Springs only keeps patients for six months. He also writes a post script detailing the dates and amounts of contribution given to JCRS from 1907-1909.
Dates: 1910 February 7
Overview Topics covered: About half of the interview is family history, biographical information; second half of interview covers the children’s home, people involved with it, her mother (Sadie Francis) on board of home from 1908-1946 when she died, then Jennie was on the board; conventions.
Dates: 1978 August 1
Overview Topics covered: Brief family history, from Robinson farming family; grew up around the home, both parents and grandfather helped the home; came on board in 1934; name changes- Denver Sheltering Home, National Home for Jewish Children, National Asthma Center; functions, activities and anecdotes related to home.
Dates: 1979 August 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: RMJHS Oral Histories comprises audio and video cassettes of oral history interviews recorded by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society. The recordings document Jewish history and culture in Colorado in the 19th and 20th century. The men and women interviewed for this collection are descendants of early Jewish pioneers in Colorado or were Jewish newcomers to the region at the beginning of the 20th century. Most of the interviewees were born between 1886 and 1927 and died in the 20th...
Dates: circa 1978
Overview "The Home Chronicles" written by Morris Grodsky, a former resident of the Sheltering Home, about the Sheltering Home from 1925 to 1940.
Dates: 1999-2000; Event: 1925-1940