Social service -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Dates: 1978 July 14
Overview Came in 1950 to Denver to work at the University of Colorado Medical School; originally from Texas. In Texas helped to organize a synagogue in small town with few Jews. President of NCJW from 1962-1964. Majored in Chemistry from University of Texas, Austin. Active in Council whole life, joined Denver Council in 1953-54, President 1961-62. Activities of the Council, thrift shop, Cuban settlement and more.
Dates: 1978 May 15
Overview Mary begins with a brief history of growing up in Denver and then talks about her work with the NCJW; started with Junior Council, President of Council 1954-55, council activities, membership and philosophy.
Dates: 1978 April 14
Overview Growing up in Denver on the West Side, taught school and Sunday School; started working with council in early 1960s, VP and then President, activities of the Council and many volunteer efforts through later life.
Dates: 1978 May 26
Overview Family came to Denver when her Mother's brother got tuberculosis, early memories growing up in Denver, father was a salesman. Attended DU and belonged to Temple Emanuel. President of NCJW from 1958-1959, membership council and activities as president. Work with JCC.
Dates: 1978 June 2
Overview Interview covers Saralee's Presidency of National Jewish Council of Jewish Women and the Council's activities, Saralee's childhood in Denver and adult life.
Dates: 1978 June 13
Overview Topics covered: early memories of the Denver Jewish community and family, father started selling pencils outside saloons and eventually started a stationary company; National Council of Jewish Women, social work at the Guldman Center, services provided; time as council president.
Dates: 1978 August 14
Overview Topics covered: early memories of the Denver Jewish community and family; worked in Council thrift shop, VP and president for council, activities, mentions others she worked with on Council; could see the local impact of Council; fund raising activities.
Dates: 1978 August 19