Social service -- Colorado -- Denver
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Topics covered: About half of the interview is family history, biographical information; second half of interview covers experience on the NAC board.