Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish Poet, 1933
Portrait of Ben Glass (at left) and H. Leivick (the pen name of Leyṿiḳ Halpern or Leivick Halper), Yiddish poet. Both men were patients at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Ben Glass was a printer at the JCRS bindery from 1928 to 1978 when it closed. 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.
- Cavarra Studio (Denver, Colo.) (Photographer, Organization)
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1 Photographic Prints (1 photograph in good condition) : black and white ; 5 x 8 inches
Scope and Contents
The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.
Donated by Ben and Bessie Glass.
Title from back of photograph. ||Original photograph is in a cabinet card and this is a photograph of that original.
Inscription and Marks
On front of matting: ''Cavarra Studio, Denver'' and handwritten Yiddish words and ''1933.'' Handwritten on note with photograph: ''Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish poet, 1933. Patients of JCRS. Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Ben Glass.