Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B182.01.0001: Series B182.01 [U186018468814]
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of personal case files from 1921 to 1969.
Overview Contains Colorado correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office and Central Jewish Aid Society in Denver about job offers for Jewish refugees.
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...
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...
Overview Contains correspondence between Jewish Social Service Bureau (later Jewish Social Service Federation) and the Industrial Removal Office.
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.
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...
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.
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.