Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Jews -- Colorado -- Charities

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Industrial Removal Office Colorado Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: B171
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...
Dates: 1903-1916

Jewish Social Service Federation Records

 Collection
Identifier: B376
Overview The Jewish Social Service Federation was founded in 1912 and ceased operations in 1916. It was organized as a federation of the Jewish charities and social service agencies of Denver. Garfield A. Berlinsky was head of the Denver Federation, but resigned in 1915. He investigated conditions in Denver for the National Conference of Jewish Charities. National Jewish Hospital and some community members criticized his report and methods. "The Story of the Opposition of the National Jewish Hospital...
Dates: 1915

Linas Hazadek of West Denver Records

 Collection
Identifier: B195
Overview Linas Hazedek was established as an Orthodox Jewish non-profit benevolent organization. The constitution for the organization dates to September 1921, although the organization was not incorporated by the State of Colorado until 1955. The organization provided visits to sick members and performed services and last rites for deceased members. All donations to the organization were to be used for the funeral expenses of the members. It operated originally at the Synagogue at Hooker Street and...
Dates: 1921-1960s

Maimonides Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: B197
Overview The Maimonides Society was established mid-1982 as an affiliate of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver. It was established to support the Center for Judaic Studies through donor development, public programming and Jewish cultural events. They also produced a newsletter publication "The Maimonidean." The organization lasted from 1982-1987.Collection contains mailing lists, patron files, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and administrative...
Dates: 1977-1987

Oral History Interview with Abe Rothberg and Morris Stein, 1979 September 15

 Item
Identifier: B098.03.0007.00002
Overview Topics include: Beth Israel Hospital and the geriatric subjects. They are the two oldest board members, personal backgrounds, Denver's growth, Beth Israel's growth, fundraising talk, community effort.
Dates: 1979 September 15

Oral History Interview with Ben Blumberg, 1977 November 18

 Item
Identifier: B098.05.0008.00003
Overview Topics covered: Family history, life in Denver, working for the Rocky Mountain News and starting the West End Press; B'nai B'rith and several other organizations: JCC, JCRS, Rose Medical Center, Allied Jewish Federation. Index in file B098.18.0022.0008.
Dates: 1977 November 18

Oral History Interview with Bob Aaron and Moe Katz, 1978 November 16

 Item
Identifier: B098.03.0007.00003
Overview Topics covered: Their time on the Board for Beth Israel, history and background on the hospital's physical structure and organizational history, other organizational leaders, business practices, auxiliaries.
Dates: 1978 November 16

Oral History Interview with Charles Milton Schayer, 1978 July 13

 Item
Identifier: B098.10.0009.00001
Overview Topics covered: About half of the interview is family history, biographical information; second half of interview covers experience on the NAC board.
Dates: 1978 July 13

Oral History Interview with Charlotte Stein and Family, 1998 March 26

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0006.00156
Overview Covers the life of Irving Stein, born on November 9, 1909 in Poland. Graduated from NYU. Irving and Charlotte married and came to Denver after visiting Denver and really likening the city. Two daughters Susan and Judy. Irving was a realtor and then involved in National Jewish Family Services.
Dates: 1998 March 26

Oral History Interview with Dr. Alfred Neumann, 1978 July 19

 Item
Identifier: B098.09.0009.00004
Overview Topics covered: Brief biographical information on Dr. Neumann, social work; working with other organizations; helping refugees, resettlement; services provided and available.
Dates: 1978 July 19