Jewish women philanthropists
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Milt Morris was born in Cleveland in 1915 and his family moved to Denver to find a cure for his mother's asthma at National Jewish Hospital. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1939. Milt Morris served in the Army Air Force during World War II. He taught business law at DU for eleven years. He practiced law in Denver for many years and was a partner in Feder, Morris, Tamblyn and Goldstein where he specialized in real estate law. In 1941, Jean Wohlegarth married her...
Abstract Joanne Posner-Mayer, a Denver native, started Ball Dynamics International in 1991 and introduced the fitness community to Fitball®. Her interest in physical therapy grew from her childhood dancing with what now is the Colorado Ballet. Raised in east Denver, Joanne Posner-Mayer attended George Washington High School and received a degree in physical therapy from CU. Following her dream of travel, Joanne worked in hospitals and clinics in Switzerland, where she was introduced to the successful...
Abstract 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...