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Ray David, between 1915-1919

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0039.00006

Overview

Ray S. David stands in an outdoor setting in a suit and hat. In 1915, Mrs. Ray S. David was hired as superintendent of the Denver's Jewish Aid Society to supervise relief activities. She was nicknamed ''Little Mother to the Poor'' for her settlement work with East European Jewish immigrants. Ray David was a member of the Woman's Club of Denver, Denver Board of Charities and Corrections as well as the State Board of Pardons, and campaigned for women's suffrage.

Dates

  • between 1915-1919

Digital Repository

Ray David

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 items (photograph)

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 7 x 5 inches Black and white

Provenance

Copy donated by Ray David's granddaughter Bobbie Meyer.

General

Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 74.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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