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Women philanthropists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Aimee Peyser Strauss , 1911-1956

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Identifier: B111.09.0009.0019
Abstract 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
Abstract Interview with Beulah Cherne conducted by Michelle O'Bryan Hamel and Phyllis Wicklund.
Dates: 2010

Celeste Grynberg Highlight Reel, 2017

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Identifier: D009.02.0006.0011.00001.00002
Abstract Highlight reel from interview with Celeste Grynberg conducted by Joan Brown. This video covers Celeste's introduction to modern dance in Pennsylvania, visiting New York City and Europe to see dance performances, and her switch to philanthropy.
Dates: 2017

Certificates, Wedding Invitation, and Play, 1939-1989

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Identifier: B192.02.0002.0004
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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