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Panoramic View of a Group and the Campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1940-1950

 Item
Identifier: B002.04.0345.0005.00002

Overview

View of a group standing on a circle drive on the campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). There is platform set up in front of them and buses are parked on a road on the right. The view is taken from the Texas Pavilion for Women, facing east. On the right of the photograph is the Isaac Solomon Synagogue, originally known as the Beth Jacob Synagogue. In the distant background is the Tower of Hope on the Main Building. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen 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

  • between 1940-1950

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.

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains a photo album, photographs, bulletin pages, drawings, lithographs, and contact sheets of the campus and buildings, patients and family, staff and volunteers, auxiliaries and conventions, and activities connected with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and the AMC Cancer Research Center.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor 10 x 26 inches black and white

Condition Report

An entire portion of the photograph is missing and another section has torn from the remaining portion of the photograph. There is a major crease that is starting to tear. there is discolortion and accretions, including photographers' marks. (TKW, 2009-01-08)

Provenance

Donated by AMC.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten printers marks on front of photograph.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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