Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on overt discriminatory behavior against religious groups or individuals based on their beliefs of religious affiliation. General works on tolerance or intolerance of religions or religious groups are entered under [Religious tolerance.]
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Overview Louis (Lou) Sidman was born in Boston in 1920 and passed away in October of 2004. As regional director of the Anti-Defemation League (ADL), Sidman was instrumental in drawing attention to the lack of civil rights for and the strong presence of discrimination toward members of the minority communities in Denver, including not only Jews, but also Native Americans, Latinos, and African Americans among others. He also served as Mayor Newton's secretory on the Committee for Human Relations in the...
Overview J. Harold Saks was the first director of the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Regional Office, and in this oral history he discusses the Jewish community in Colorado, primarily focusing on the 1920s through the 1940s. He describes anti-Semitism in Colorado during this period, and he details the activities of Jewish organizations and religious leaders, including the formation of the Mountain States chapter of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). In addition, Saks talks about the experiences...
Dates: 1977 June 6