Jews -- Colorado -- Charities
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Topics covered: About half of the interview is family history, biographical information; second half of interview covers experience on the NAC board.
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.
Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy: National Home For Jewish Children and Allied Jewish Federation Federation, 1978 September 18
Overview Topics include: 1907 began volunteering at the National Home for Jewish Children on Sundays, later joined board in 1917, organization grew and built buildings, activities and leadership, how Federation got started, Nat Rosenberg, Women in the federation, fundraising, Israel tours, donors and effectiveness of the Federation.
Overview Interview discusses activities and programs in National Home for Jewish Children and histories of many of the residents. Will Cohen was the director of the home. Also gives description of board members and their functions.
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...