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Social service -- Colorado -- Denver

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Honors Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: U043
Overview

The Honors Program offers a broad liberal education rooted in the arts and sciences. The program acts as a clearinghouse for research, internship and service opportunities. It also provides funding for the thesis work or culminating projects necessary for graduation with distinction in the major.

Jewish Children's and Family Services, 1952-1963

 Series
Identifier: B200.03
Overview Series contains 1 file folder with Jewish Children's and Family Service and Allied Jewish Community Council business and financial correspondence

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...

Mary Jacobs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B200
Overview Mary Jacobs (1902-1994) grew up in Denver and was involved extensively with social service organizations in Denver including the National Council of Jewish Women, which she was President of Council 1954-55, Jewish Family and Children's Services and the Allied Jewish Community Council. The Mary Jacobs Papers contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, by-laws, speeches, notes, board meeting agenda, newsletters and notebooks related to Mary Jacobs from 1950 through 1988.

National Council of Jewish Women, 1950-1967

 Series
Identifier: B200.02
Overview Series includes (4) file folders include: by-laws of National Conference of Jewish Women; speeches, notes, board meeting agenda re: NCJW; NCJW misc. correspondence; NCJW Newsletter; (1) notebook re: Angel Week 1966 and 1967. Most materials date betweem 1954-1956 when Mary Jacobs was president.

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.

Oral History Interview with Beatrice Weil, 1978 May 22

 Item
Identifier: B098.11.0010.00011
Overview Childhood in Humboldt, Tennessee- first Jewish child born in Humboldt, brother was first Jew buried in Humboldt, Tennessee and prominent city figure so the city allowed the funeral service to be integrated. Came to Denver in 1928 for husband’s work, thought Denver was only tuberculars and asthmatics at first. She was president of NCJW from 1942-44 and activities of the Council. Formation of Temple Micah.

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.

Oral History Interview with Carol Leight, 1978 July 14

 Item
Identifier: B098.11.0010.00006
Overview Topics cover Carol’s time serving with the NCJW, first as VP in the early 1960s and as president from 1967-1969; talks about Council’s work in the Civil Rights Movement and in the Middle East.

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.