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Jewish refugees

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Abarbanel-Altberger

 File — Box B182.01.0001: Series B182.01 [U186018468814]
Identifier: B182.01.0001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal case files from 1921 to 1969.

Beck Archives Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B063
Overview

The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado.

"Die Fahrt Nach Amerika" or "The Journey to America", circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0003.0001.00003
Overview Black and white lithograph of "Die Fahrt Nach Amerika" or "The Journey to America" which is part of a series of works artist Rachel Szalit-Marcus did for Sholom Aleichem's "Menshelakh un Stsenes" published in 1922. The print has passengers perhaps abord or waiting to board a ship for America. Seven figures are present: three men, one boy and three women. The men and boy wears hats and the women wear scarves on their heads. The group is huddled with their belongings behind a picket fence and...

Industrial Removal Office Colorado Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: B171
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...

National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section Records

 Collection
Identifier: B094
Overview The National Council of Jewish Women, Denver Section (NCJW) was a women's philanthropic organization founded by Carrie Benjamin in October 1893 to serve the Denver, Colorado Jewish community. Most of the early members were members of Temple Emanuel in Denver and the collection details the contributions of women to social causes in Denver. Education was an early priority of the Denver Section and classes were held to serve Eastern European Jewish immigrants in the West Colfax area of...

Oral History Interview with Dorothy and Ernest Cassel, 1981 July 24

 Item
Identifier: B098.13.0010.00008
Overview Interview covers Ernest fleeing Germany in 1939 for Shanghai, eventually coming to the US in 1949; focus is on founding of Rodef Shalom and history since; separating from BMH.

Oral History Interview with Dr. Alfred M. Neumann, 1976 October 6

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00002
Overview "Dr. Alfred Neumann recounts his experience as a Vienna refugee and his migration to New York in 1938, where he received graduate training in social work. He discusses his marriage, family life, and positions in social work--most notably his directorship of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Denver (JFCS) from 1948 to 1976. In this interview Dr. Neumann gives details about the founding of this agency, the various services it provided, and the ways in which Jewish European immigrants...

Oral History Interview with Tillye Levy, 1976 October 7

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00003
Overview "Tillye Levy, née Shulman, recounts her early childhood growing up in Central City, Colo. and later years in Denver, Colo. She describes her introduction to and continuing involvement in various Jewish charitable organizations in the Denver area.Born in Denver, Colo. in 1895, Mrs. (Sam) Levy grew up in Central City, Colo. where her father, Robert Shulman owned a clothing store and also the George Washington Mine. When she was a child, the family moved to Denver, Colo. after the mine...