Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 159 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview The National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section (NCJW) was a women's philanthropic organization founded by Carrie Benjamin in October 1893 to serve the Denver, Colorado Jewish community. Most of the early members were members of Temple Emanuel in Denver and the collection details the contributions of women to social causes in Denver. Education was an early priority of the Denver Section and classes were held to serve Eastern European Jewish immigrants in the West Colfax area of...
Overview In 1899, the Jewish community erected National Jewish Hospital (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International Order of B'nai B'rith, the hospital served Jews and gentiles alike and accepted indigent patients free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, good nutrition, and rest. Some of the physicians associated with the hospital included Dr. Saling Simon, Dr. Robert Levy, and...
Overview Nettie Limon lived in the West Colfax area of Denver in the early 1900s and contributed to a number of Jewish organizations, including the West Side Benevolent Society. The West Side Benevolent Society was formed in 1906 and purchased land in 1908 for the Golden Hill Cemetery. The collection contains a Certificate for Membership of West Side Benevolent Society 1914; Certificate in Hebrew; Certificate for Contribution of $1.00 for U.S. Jewish Relief Day Special Fund 1916; Grand College Talmud...
Overview "Aimee (nee Peyser) Strauss reminisces about growing up in Denver, Colo. She talks specifically about the education she received in public schools, as well as her religious education at Temple Emanuel Sunday School. She discusses her work experience while a single woman, including her involvement in the education of immigrant Jews on the West Side of Denver. She describes her wedding to Melvin Strauss, their honeymoon in California, and their experiences in the grocery business in Denver. She...