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Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Mary Jacobs, 1978 April 14

 Item
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.
Dates: 1978 April 14

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.
Dates: 1978 May 26

Oral History Interview with Miriam Goldberg, 1982 July 15

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00096
Overview "Miriam Goldberg (née Harris) details the history of her family, beginning with her maternal great-grandparents, Louis and Bertha (née Joseph) Cohn, German immigrants in the late 1840s. Specifics of her grandmother's family, and mother and father's family, are also included, as well as a discussion of her four children. She recounts growing up in Denver, Colo. in a Jewish family, and comments on the division between Denver's East Side and West Side Jewish communities. She talks about Temple...
Dates: 1982 July 15

Oral History Interview with Pearl Alperstein, 1978 July 13

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00036
Overview Pearl Alperstein provides autobiographical information about herself, including her education, marriage, and family as well as her participation in community activities. She spends part of the interview discussing her involvement in the American Jewish Committee and its program to end discrimination. She also talks about the Mexican-American group Centro-Cultural and its relationship with the American Jewish Committee.
Dates: 1978 July 13

Oral History Interview with Rebecca Rich, 1982 September 7

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00099
Overview Interview covers her early life in Denver beginning in 1907; immigration, fathers salvage and auto business.
Dates: 1982 September 7

Oral History Interview with Rose Leder, 1982 October 28

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00103
Overview Interview covers coming to New York from Austria at age 13 and working in a textile factory sewing buttons, went back to Europe to get married, moved to Denver about 1915 for the climate when husband got sick. Husband was a patient at JCRS. Talks about life in Denver and running grocery store.
Dates: 1982 October 28

Oral History Interview with Sally Schneider, 1979 August 30

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Identifier: B098.04.0008.00023
Overview Topics Covered: Life in the old country, working at age 11 stripping tobacco, parents very poor, father blind so sent to live with aunt, aunt was horribly abusive; police threatened to take children away; mother kept having children; Sally was in an out of school, eventually lied about her age and got married at 14, left school; worked to send money to her mother.
Dates: 1979 August 30

Oral History Interview with Sarah and Julius Meer, 1983 April 25

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00108
Overview Daughter of Abrahm & Fannie Vear Juddlowitz from Lithuania, came to Denver. Family had 7 boys and 2 girls. Interview covers activities in Denver, JCRS, Ex-Patients home and BMH.
Dates: 1983 April 25

Oral History Interview with Saralee Pollock Shaper, 1978 June 13

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Identifier: B098.11.0010.00005
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

Oral History Interview with Surriee Miller, 1978 August 14

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Identifier: B098.11.0009.00003
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