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Jewish orphanages

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Box 25, 1979-2000

 File — Box B089.14.0025: Series B089.14 [Barcode: U186023252684]
Identifier: B089.14.0025

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

Children playing on swings at the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver, 1936

Identifier: B089.12.0020.0025.00003
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1936

Fannie Eller Lorber Papers

Identifier: B272
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1920-2006

Jewish Benevolence, Panel 2, 2001

 Item — Object B297.02.01.00037: Series B297.02 [Barcode: U186023282639]
Identifier: B297.02.01.00037

One of 12 exhibit display panels from the exhibit "Blazing the Trail: Denver's Jewish Pioneers." Panel titled "Jewish Benevolence" and includes B'nai B'rith and David Kline, Denver Sheltering Home, National Council of Jewish Women and Channah Milstein.

Dates: Other: 2001

Judge Lindsey, between 1925-1930

Identifier: B089.04.0008.0008
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

Oral History Interview with Jennie Pells, 1978 August 1

Identifier: B098.10.0009.00002

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

Oral History Interview with Sam Robinson, 1979 August 13

Identifier: B098.10.0009.00003

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

Oral History Interview with Will and Faye Cohen, circa 1978

Identifier: B098.10.0009.00004
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

''The Home Chronicles'' by Morris Grodsky, 1999-2000, 1925-1940

Identifier: B089.14.0025.0001

"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