Anne McKeen Shuler was Dean of Women at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1911-1928. The collection includes correspondence, memorabilia, notes, newspaper clippings, invitations, event programs and speeches.
Marilyn Lande is an independent researcher, conceptual artist, photographer and videographer from Denver, Colorado. Her research on the history of Jewish women focuses on the way history as well as (cont.)
Jewish heritage and faith influenced the arts and lives of Jewish women. The Marilyn Lande papers consist of research material collected by Lande while exploring the history of Jewish women. The Marilyn Lande Jewish Women Archive includes magazine and newspaper articles, book chapters, offprints, conference programs, museum and exhibit announcements, lecture and course announcements, course syllabi, and artists' biographies.
She helped found the Women's Library Association, the Center for Judaic Studies, and the Lamont Music Associates. She was also involved in a number of civic and charity organizations in Denver. Marion Gottesfeld's papers include correspondence, postcards, itineraries, travel vouchers, travel diaries, schedules, brochures, maps, guide books, canceled passports, official resolutions, holiday gift lists, programs, plaques, framed letters, commemorative plates, a photograph, and certificates.
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 Denver. The Council established a settlement house in West Denver for Jewish boys, worked with disabled children and initiated the Children's Traveling Theatre. During World War II, the Council was involved in the resettlement of Jewish refugees in Denver. In 1938 the Council opened a thrift shop at 27th Street and Welton Street in the Five Points area of Denver. The records include board of director meeting minutes, lists of officers and board members, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, newsletters, bulletins, yearbooks, publications, invitations, scrapbooks and oral history audiocassette tapes.