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Beth Jacob Synagogue (Lakewood, Colo.)

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Its inscriptions: Cornerstone (Erected by Isaac Solomon in memory of his son Jacob, 5671. 1911. Built anew and rededicated December 5686. 1925.)
Recent RMCAD sign (JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue)
Short walking tour, 2008: #3 (JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue; the original synagogue was located on the west side of the New York Building. It can be seen in the 1916 photograph ... and burned down several years after that ... rebuilt in 1925)
Campus visit, 2009 November 17 (Rebuilt structure located southwest of the I. Rude Medical Building)

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Beth Jacob Synagogue at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1925-1935

 Item
Identifier: B002.04.0215.0032.00005
Overview Interior view of the synagogue at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The Mashgiach (kosher supervisor) for the JCRS sits on a chair on the bimah. The synagogue was erected in 1911 by Isaac Solomon in memory of his son Jacob. It was rebuilt in the form seen here in 1925 after a fire. At some later point it came to be known as the JCRS Isaac Solomon Synagogue. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along...
Dates: between 1925-1935

Buildings - Synagogue, circa 1940-1960

 File
Identifier: B002.04.0215.0045
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains a photo album, photographs, bulletin pages, drawings, lithographs, and contact sheets of the campus and buildings, patients and family, staff and volunteers, auxiliaries and conventions, and activities connected with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and the AMC Cancer Research Center.
Dates: circa 1940-1960

Cornerstone Invitation from the Beth Jacob Synagogue (Later Known as the Isaac Somon Synagogue), 1925 December 20

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Identifier: B002.13.0259.00002
Overview Framed invitation for the laying of the cornerstone for the second Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) Beth Jacob Synagog (sic) December 20, 1925 at 2 o'clock in Sanatorium, Colorado. Later the name was changed to become the Isaac Solomon Synagogue. The synagogue was a gift of the Solomon family and was built on the Society's campus. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients founded in 1904 by a group of leading rabbis and businessmen in Denver, Colorado. It was located on West...
Dates: 1925 December 20

High back Chair, circa 1925

 Item — Object: B002.16.0384
Identifier: B002.16.0384
Overview Mission style high back wooden chair with arched top, dark leather seat and chairback. Chair would have sat at the front of the Beth Jacob Synagogue on the JCRS campus.
Dates: circa 1925

High back Chair, circa 1925

 Item — Object: B002.16.0385
Identifier: B002.16.0385
Overview Mission style high back wooden chair with arched top, dark leather seat and chairback. Chair would have sat at the front of the Beth Jacob Synagogue on the JCRS campus. Pair to B002.16.0384.
Dates: circa 1925

Isaac Solomon Synagogue (Originally Known as the Beth Jacob Synagogue) at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1950-1955

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Identifier: B002.04.0341.0007.00001
Overview Exterior view of the Isaac Solomon Synagogue (originally known as the Beth Jacob Synagogue), which served the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society's (JCRS), and the area around it. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish working men along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. It was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver. Mounted on cardboard 9 x 11 inches.
Dates: between 1950-1955

JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue, 2004-2007

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Identifier: B360.03.0034.0015
Overview The Beth Jacob Synagogue stands on the JCRS?AMC campus and is the oldest religious building still standing in its original locations in Lakewood. An inventory of the foundation holdings in storage at the Caretaker's Cottage on the Lakewood Historic Center grouds as of June 2004 is included. Also in the file is a sponsorship packet for the JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation, an article on the foundation and the Beth Jacob Synagogue from the Denver Post and a foundation newsletter....
Dates: 2004-2007

JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation Records

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Identifier: B353
Overview The Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation was founded in 2001 with a mission to restore the Beth Jacob Synagogue building and a tent structure on the former campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) in Lakewood, Colorado. The Foundation was dissolved in 2013 due to financial challenges. This collection shows the process and challenges of historic preservation. Collection contains correspondence, architectural and construction information, historical background materials,...
Dates: circa 1957-2012

Mantle and Megillas Esther (Scroll of Esther) Scrolls, 20th century

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Identifier: B002.16.0308.00001
Overview A blue velvet mantle (cover) over the Megillas Esther (Scroll of Esther). The mantle is trimmed with gold fringe, sequins, and gold ribbon. There is a white and gold design on the front. The design consists of a crown, lion, and the Ten Commandments in Hebrew. The mantle was used in the Isaac Solomon Synagogue on the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society campus. The synagogue was originally known as the Beth Jacob Synagogue. The Scroll of Esther is read on the Jewish holiday of Purim (Lots)....
Dates: 20th century

Model of Isaac Solomon Synagogue, circa 2005

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Identifier: B353.10.0005.00001
Scope and Contents Cardboard model of Isaac Solomon Synagogue at the JCRS. Roof lifts off to show interior complete with pews.
Dates: circa 2005