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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 Milton Mincha Schayer (1876-1935) was a Denver, Colorado businessman. Born to German-Jewish parents, he was active in many civic and religious organizations in Denver in the early part of the twentieth century. He wrote a weekly syndicated column titled, "Things to think about," which appeared in a variety of Jewish newspapers around the country.In 1927, Schayer wrote to a number of Nobel Prize-winning scientists, literary figures, university presidents and judges...