Jews -- Colorado -- Charities
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Topics include: Nathan Rosenberg's background and education, professional career, the Depression, WWII, working with AJF after the war. Nature of Denver community and their response, Jewish Youth Council, Hadassah, Anti-Defamation League, Rose Hospital, Community Center. Developing Young Leadership Institutes and trips to Israel, established Hillel House at DU and CU, Beth Israel Hospital and elderly Jews, issues in the Jewish community.
Overview Topics covered: Work with Jewish Family and Children’s Services, time as president, primary functions of the organization, relationship b/w JFCS with other Jewish organizations and non-Jewish organizations.
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.
Overview Topics covered: Brief biographical information; served on board and as president; program for the aged and Russian resettlement; adoption program; aiding Russian immigrants; always a need for volunteers.
Overview Topics covered: Work with Jewish Family and Children’s Services, primary functions of the organization, relationship b/w JFCS with other Jewish organizations and non-Jewish organizations.
Overview "Tillye Levy, née Shulman, recounts her early childhood growing up in Central City, Colo. and later years in Denver, Colo. She describes her introduction to and continuing involvement in various Jewish charitable organizations in the Denver area.Born in Denver, Colo. in 1895, Mrs. (Sam) Levy grew up in Central City, Colo. where her father, Robert Shulman owned a clothing store and also the George Washington Mine. When she was a child, the family moved to Denver, Colo. after the mine...
Overview Topics covered: Interview focuses on the resettlement of refugees in the Denver area and nationally; need was especially heavy after WWII; adoption services and foster home program; resettling German Jews post WWII and the Russian Jewry later; surveys of Denver Jews.
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...