Jewish women philanthropists
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Beatrice Sanders was born on September 12, 1900 in Utica, NY and died in Trinidad, CO on August 23, 1987. She was known as a Trinidad civic learder, serving as acting rabbi for the Temple Aaron congregation and working with the Jewish community in many different capacities, including as congregation president. Sanders also founded the Maternal and Child Health Clinis and the Las Animas County Vision Fund in Trinidad.
Dates: circa 1970
Abstract Folder 1 contains photographs and negatives. Photographs include a Congregation Emanuel cake, a collection of photographs from a Jewish Family and Children Service (JFCS) photo album, and negatives of the JFCS photo album.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1961
File — Box B271.01.0001: Series B271.01 [Barcode: U186020737067]
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...
File — Box B094.07.0007: Series B094.07 [Barcode: U186023282914]
Abstract Box contains five binders / scrapbooks of information about NCJW.
Abstract This folder contains clippings and miscellaneous ephemera about and from the life of Tillye Levy. Many of the items are glued to cardboard scrapbook pages.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943 - 1949
Abstract Edna Kean was born June 20, 1906 to Max and Millie Kean, immigrants from Russia, and married Morris Zivin in Denver. She was very active in the Ladies Auxiliary of Beth Israel Hospital and volunteered with them for many years prior to her death on June 27, 2000.
Abstract Evelyn Rosenthal Stone was born in 1910. She graduated from the University of Denver in 1955 with her BA and again in 1958 with her MA, both in Education. She was a member of Delta Kappa gamma sorority and was one of the first women to be inducted into the Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity. in 1984 she was presented by the Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award for her extensive volunteer work with schools, the University, various medical centers, and the Salvation Army, among others. She worked for...
Abstract Folder 2 contains an invitation to a reception paying tribute to Tillye Levy in 1978, an invitation to Tillye's birthday party in 1980, lyrics for a song written for Tillye's 85th birthday, and a copy of the Denver Section of the National Council of Jewish Women's, "75 Years of Service" booklet.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1972 - 1980
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...