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Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 159 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Carol Leight, 1978 July 14

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Identifier: B098.11.0010.00006
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.

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 Eva Berger Saphro, 1982 October 11

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00102
Overview Interviewed by her daughter, Eva talks about Glen Park School (later became Colfax Elementary) and was first PTA president, she was the first female president of Hebrew Educational Alliance, which was meant to be the Young Men's Hebrew Association. She also talks about gathering kosher food with Fannie Lorber for patients in Beth Israel Hospital.

Oral History Interview with Frayda Ornsten, 1978 July 17

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00038
Overview Frayda Lynn Ornsten (née Blumberg) discusses her childhood, including the Jewish environment, schooling, and family gatherings. She also discusses her two marriages and her education and career in the field of special education. She talks about her father, Ben Blumberg, and her relationship with him. She reflects on changing attitudes, roles, goals of youth, and her philosophy of life. Went to the University of Denver.

Interview Index notes in Release file B098.01.0022.0003

Oral History Interview with Hannah Shwayder Berry, 1981 March 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00084
Overview Major subjects covered in the interview include the Shwayder and Kobey (originally Kobersky) families, immigrating to Colorado from Poland, Hannah Shwayder Berry’s grandmother Miriam "Mary" Kobey (a Denver midwife nicknamed the “Angel of Mercy”) and refers to book “The Tale of the Little Trunk”; a copy of the book can be found in the Beck Archives.

Oral History Interview with Ida Aaron, 1980 April

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00085
Overview Covers life on the West Side of Denver; some information in interview not accurate.

Oral History Interview with Jennie Goldberg, 1982 March 10

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00089
Overview Major subjects covered in the interview include family immigrating to Denver form Poland, fathers’ grocery business, growing up in a Jewish family, schooling, charity work and religious life. Also talks about Rabbi Kauvar.

Oral History Interview with Leah Silverberg Eisen, 1982 April 30

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00093
Overview Major subjects cover the familiy's immigration to Denver, her parents and siblings, Jewish religious education

Oral History Interview with Lillian "Billie" Stein, 1978 April 4

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Identifier: B098.11.0009.00001
Overview Topics covered: Early family life, learning to play the trumpet, father had a Taylor shop; life as a musician with her all girls band “The Harmony Girls”; had been on Junior Council, became vice president and then president of National Council of Jewish Women, activities they did (bowling, theatrical group), early council memories, hat council has done and still does.

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.