Social service -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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 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.
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: 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.
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 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.
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.
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...
Overview Two interviews with Harry, topics include: Harry's personal background, Beth Israel background, goals and growth of Beth Israel, relationship with other social service organizations, and feelings on the aging population.