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Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish Poet, 1933

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0005.00005

Abstract

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.

Dates

  • 1933

Creator

Digital Repository

Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish Poet

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 Photographic Prints (1 photograph in good condition) : black and white ; 5 x 8 inches

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: 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.

Provenance

Donated by Ben and Bessie Glass.

Related Materials

OCLC# 80431413

General

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.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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