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Jewish refugees

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:


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

The collection consists of personal case files from 1921 to 1969.

Dates: 1921-1965

Beck Archives Photograph Collection

Identifier: B063

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

Central Jewish Aid Society, 1916

Identifier: B171.01.0001.0002

Contains Colorado correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office and Central Jewish Aid Society in Denver about job offers for Jewish refugees.

Dates: 1916

Clippings, 1947-1973

Identifier: B436.01.0001.0002

Folder primarily contains articles about Jewish refugees when Great Britain was blocking their immigration to Palenstine.

Dates: 1947-1973

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

Identifier: B333.08.0003.0001.00003
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

Hausman Family, 1947, 1861-1993

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0004

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

Industrial Removal Office Colorado Correspondence

Identifier: B171
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...
Dates: 1903-1916

Jewish Social Service Bureau, 1913-1915

Identifier: B171.01.0001.0003

Contains correspondence between Jewish Social Service Bureau (later Jewish Social Service Federation) and the Industrial Removal Office.

Dates: 1913-1915

Milton M. Schayer, 1907-1914

Identifier: B171.01.0001.0005

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.

Dates: 1907-1914

Mottel Cohen, 1945-1947

Identifier: B111.02.0002.0012
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...
Dates: 1945-1947