Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Found in 309 Collections and/or Records:
Contains news Bulletin on Soviet Jewry": newspaper articles regarding the Action Committee in Soviet Jewry. Union of Councils for Soviet Jews created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program.
Aimee Peyser was born in 1899 in Denver and was an active member of the Jewish community in Denver for the rest of her life. She was one of the first women to hold an office on the board of directors of Temple Emanuel and worked for years as an educator of Jewish immigrants in West Denver. She married Melvin Strauss in 1923 and passed away in 1990.
Copies of articles pertaining to the history of JCRS and AMC ranging from 1915-2010. Infomation regarding the merger with University of Colorado, tax exmeption history and a highly critical article on AMC director Marvin Rich by the Westword.
Folder containes fourteen nomination letters suggesting Maria Lowenstein for the Americans by Choice Distinguished Citizen Award including letter from the DAR and the YWCA. Also included is the citizenship day even program from September 17, 1972 and two newspaper clipplings with Maria mentioned and pictured. Lastly a letter from Henry in 1988 informing the Citizenshp Day committee of his mothers passing in 1982 after they had invited her to the celebration.
Two newspaper articles and a copy of a telegram, all relating to Bert Acosta's TB treatment at JCRS. Also a copy of chapter 14 "Medicine, Public Health, amd Hospitals" from the 1948 book "Colorado and It's People."