Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B182.01.0001: Series B182.01 [Barcode: U186018468814]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of personal case files from 1921 to 1969.
Abstract The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, and other materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado. It also contains some photographs from other states and countries.
Dates: 1790-2006; 1790 - 2006
Abstract Contains Colorado correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office and Central Jewish Aid Society in Denver about job offers for Jewish refugees.
Abstract 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...
Dates: circa 1920
Abstract Genealogical information on the Hausman family and a letter to Mrs. N. Hansman and copy of letter to President Truman from Senator E. H. Johnson regarding his strong support for the admission of Jewish refugees into Palestine.
Dates: 1947; Event: 1861-1993
Abstract 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...
Abstract Contains correspondence between Jewish Social Service Bureau (later Jewish Social Service Federation) and the Industrial Removal Office.
Abstract Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office in New York and the B'nai B'rith Removal Committee in Denver. Milton M. Schayer was chairman of the committee from 1907 to 1914 when the IRO Committee was disbanded.
Abstract Mottel Cohen (1832-1947) was a prominent member of the Denver Jewry, and died at the impressive age of 114 years. Cohen was born in Czarist Russia, and fled from persecution to Argentina during the 1890s with his wife and twelve children. In 1898, the family migrated to New York, and moved to Denver soon after that. During his later years, Cohen was a resident of Beth Israel Home for the Aged, and known for his boisterous nature. Cohen was well-known throughout Denver and the larger Jewish...
Abstract 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 also 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...