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

 Series
Identifier: B002.16
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.

Dates

  • 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.

Extent

50 Linear Feet (25 boxes and bags)

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.

Arrangement

The materials are primarily arranged by type of object.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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