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Jewish refugees

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Abarbanel-Altberger

 File — Box B182.01.0001: Series B182.01 [U186018468814]
Identifier: B182.01.0001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.

Central Jewish Aid Society, 1916

 File
Identifier: B171.01.0001.0002
Overview Contains Colorado correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office and Central Jewish Aid Society in Denver about job offers for Jewish refugees.

"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...

Jewish Social Service Bureau, 1913-1915

 File
Identifier: B171.01.0001.0003
Overview Contains correspondence between Jewish Social Service Bureau (later Jewish Social Service Federation) and the Industrial Removal Office.

Milton M. Schayer, 1907-1914

 File
Identifier: B171.01.0001.0005
Overview 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.

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...

NJH, JCRS, and Denver B'nai B'rith, 1906-1919

 File
Identifier: B171.01.0001.0004
Overview Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office in New York and National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, and the Colorado IRO Bureau of the Denver B'nai B'rith.

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.