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Social service -- Colorado -- Denver

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

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

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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.

Oral History Interview with Edward Hirschfeld, 1980 June 2

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Identifier: B098.03.0007.00005
Overview Topics covered: Beth Israel hospital and his ties to other community organizations. Brief personal history.

Oral History Interview with Edward Hirshfeld, 1980 June 2

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Identifier: B098.02.0007.00011
Overview Topics covered: Brief personal history, talks about his father, experiences as chairman and president of Federation, involvement in other organizations as well

Oral History Interview with Elaine Long, 1978 May 24

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Identifier: B098.11.0010.00008
Overview Topics include Elaine's childhood in Memphis, Tennessee; came to Colorado to visit her brother in 1955 and never left. Talks a lot about segregation, integration of Denver Schools; President of NCJW in 1965, worked with the Job Corps during the Kennedy administration.

Oral History Interview with Fanny Yaffe, 1980 July 2

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Identifier: B098.03.0007.00004
Overview Topics Covered: personal history, grew up in Tennessee, lived in St. Louis, moved to Denver after visiting daughter here, husband got job as lac tech at Beth Israel, Fannie helped at Beth Israel a lot, member of ladies auxiliary, fund raising, planned programming and entertainment, spending time with the residents.

Oral History Interview with Jennie Pells, 1978 August 1

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Identifier: B098.10.0009.00002
Overview Topics covered: About half of the interview is family history, biographical information; second half of interview covers the children’s home, people involved with it, her mother (Sadie Francis) on board of home from 1908-1946 when she died, then Jennie was on the board; conventions.

Oral History Interview with Marilyn Berenbeim, 1978 May 15

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Identifier: B098.11.0010.00010
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.

Oral History Interview with Mary Jacobs, 1978 April 14

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Identifier: B098.11.0010.00007
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.

Oral History Interview with Melba Kirsch, 1978 May 26

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Identifier: B098.11.0010.00009
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.

Oral History Interview with Michael J. Baum, Jr., 1979 November 15

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Identifier: B098.08.0009.00003
Overview Topics covered: Baum’s background, social work; history of his involvement with JCRS, change from TB center to a cancer research center, time on board and as president. Second half of interview discusses the Allied Jewish Federation, housing project.