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Religious, Material Culture Objects, and Art, early-mid 20th century

Identifier: B002.16


  • early-mid 20th century

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The records are primarily in English, but some materials are in other languages, including Hebrew, Yiddish, German, and Russian.

Biographical / Historical

The Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society was officially a small town named Spivak and included medical facilities, stores, rehabilitation activities, and a synagogue. The objects reflect life in Spivak, Colorado.


50 Linear Feet (25 boxes and bags)

Scope and Contents

This series includes religious, medical, printing, administrative, trophies, and other types of objects used at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Examples of objects are Torah scrolls, embroidered towels made by a patient, a Hebrew Corona typewriter, printing cases and type, and a chess trophy.


The materials are primarily arranged by type of object.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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