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Cook’s Russian Baths (Denver, Colo.)

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Collage of Cook, Battock, and Hayutin Businesses, between 1900-1930

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Identifier: B063.01.0029.0003.00001
Overview The upper left photograph shows Ida Cook and her daughter standing in front of a house. Harry and Ida Cook owned the Cook's Russian Baths in Denver, Colorado. At night, the Baths served as a mikveh (ritual bath) that was operated for women by Ida Cook. During the day the Baths served as a popular steam bath open to the public, complete with catered kosher meals. The upper right photograph shows Harry Battock, who came to Denver to be treated at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, and...
Dates: between 1900-1930

Cook Bath Composite, circa 1925

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Identifier: B063.05.0005.00003
Overview Composite image of a page from The Jewish Digest with an article titled ''We'll Go a Little to the Baths'' by Ida Hurwitz and two photographs. The photograph on the left shows Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lang standing outside in front of a large building with tree trunk columns at Manitou Springs, Colorado. The photograph on the right shows six young people, two men and four women, including Susie Feiner Cook posed together on a hill in Idaho Springs, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1925

Cook's Baths Baseball Team, 1912

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Identifier: B063.02.0002.00001
Overview Members of the 1912 Cook's Baths Baseball Team line up in front of a brick building. Left to right: Al Fishman, Dave Cook, Harry Gibbons, Max Sedalnick (Shep), [unidentified team member], Sam Kay [Sam Kantowitz, coach], Judi Goldberg, Sam Waitz, Louie Spector, Max Gelfond, Abe Pringle, and Louis Cook. Team members are wearing uniforms that display the word ''Cooks'' on their shirts.
Dates: 1912

Cook's Baths Baseball Team, 1912

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Identifier: B063.02.0002.00030
Overview Members of the 1912 Cook's Baths Baseball Team line up in front of a brick building. Left to right: Al Fishman, Dave Cook, Harry Gibbons, Max Sedalnick (Shep), [unidentified team member], Sam Kay [Sam Kantowitz, coach], Judi Goldberg, Sam Waitz, Louie Spector, Max Gelfond, Abe Pringle, and Louis Cook. Team members are wearing uniforms that display the word ''Cooks'' on their shirts.
Dates: 1912

Growing up in Early Colorado: The Lives of Jewish Children, 1860-1940, 2012

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Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Dates: 2012

Oral History Interview with Louis Cook, 1977 July 6

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00011
Overview Louis Cook discusses his father's emigration from Russia and describes Jewish life on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900s. He also discusses Cook's Russian Bath House that his parents Harry and Ida operated and the Cook's Bath baseball team, the early Hebrew Education Alliance, and his early career as a newsboy. Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, where he lived all of his life. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew...
Dates: 1977 July 6