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Women philanthropists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Aimee Peyser Strauss , 1911-1956

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Identifier: B111.09.0009.0019
Overview Aimee Peyser was born in 1899 in Denver and was an active member of the Jewish community in Denver for the rest of her life. She was one of the first women to hold an office on the board of directors of Temple Emanuel and worked for years as an educator of Jewish immigrants in West Denver. She married Melvin Strauss in 1923 and passed away in 1990.
Dates: 1911-1956

Beulah Cherne Oral History, 2010

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Identifier: D009.09.0003.0008.00001
Overview Interview with Beulah Cherne conducted by Michelle O'Bryan Hamel and Phyllis Wicklund.
Dates: 2010

Celeste Grynberg Oral History, 2017

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Identifier: D009.16.0007.0002.00001

Certificates, Wedding Invitation, and Play, 1939-1989

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Identifier: B192.02.0002.0004
Overview Contains marriage certificate between William Stein and Lillian Stein, play about families in crisis, Certificates of Recognition, including from Allied Apartments, The American National Red Cross (January 1, 1946) and for Israel bonds.
Dates: 1939-1989

Family of Esther Kenny Oral History, 2008

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Identifier: D009.07.0004.00006
Overview Interview with the family of Esther Kenny conducted by Joan Brown.
Dates: 2008

Florence Ruston Oral History, 2004

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Identifier: D009.03.0005.00003
Overview Florence K. Ruston recounts her early years in Denver, Colo. where she began dancing at about four years of age with dance teacher Laura Shank. She talks about Denver at that time, ''the horse and buggy days.'' Ruston also talks about performing in Denver as a child. Her mother took her to Hollywood, Calif. in the summers where she appeared in several silent films. Ruston relates auditioning for Hal Roach and taking dance lessons from Nico Cherisse with to- be stars such as Betty Grable, Cyd...
Dates: 2004

Florence Ruston Oral History Transcript, 2004

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Identifier: D009.03.0002.0005.00001
Overview Florence K. Ruston recounts her early years in Denver, Colo. where she began dancing at about four years of age with dance teacher Laura Shank. She talks about Denver at that time, ''the horse and buggy days.'' Ruston also talks about performing in Denver as a child. Her mother took her to Hollywood, Calif. in the summers where she appeared in several silent films. Ruston relates auditioning for Hal Roach and taking dance lessons from Nico Cherisse with to- be stars such as Betty Grable, Cyd...
Dates: 2004

Grynberg, Celeste, 2017

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Identifier: D009.16.0007.0002
Overview This folder includes (2) copies of her oral history and an oral release form.
Dates: 2017

Jewish Family Service of Colorado Records

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Identifier: B345
Overview The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Colorado (JFCS) was created in response to international, national, and local needs of refugees. In 1947, the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Denver, Colorado was created when the boards of the Central Jewish Aid Society of Denver, Colorado and the Denver Coordinating Committee for Immigrants of the National Council of Jewish Women merged. Dr. Alfred Neumann, a social worker, became the full-time director. The agency provided services in...
Dates: 1948 - 2007

Lillian ''Billie'' Stein Articles and Papers

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Identifier: B192
Overview Lillian Stein was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver to David and Rose Stein. Her father was a tailor and a cantor. Billie (Lillian) Stein began playing the trumpet in The Denver Post Boys Band. She started her all girls band at 14 and took Billie's Harmony Girls jazz band on the road when she graduated from high school at the age of 15. With her jazz band, she traveled throughout the United States performing on her trumpet. She married William Stein in 1939. Billie Stein became involved in many...
Dates: Other: 1920-1996