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Biochemical Laboratory at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1924

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0003.00034

Overview

Interior of the Biochemical Laboratory, in the I. Rude Building, on the campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Three staff members work at lab benches; at left, a man draws blood from a seated woman's arm. 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. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.

Dates

  • circa 1924

Digital Repository

Biochemical Laboratory at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#452 JCRS Misc. Medical Facilities''. On back of photograph: ''#452 JCRS Biochemical Laboratory Rude Building 1924 Dr. Henry Barenblatt''.

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 items (halftone photomechanical photographic print) : good, black and white ; 6 x 9 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.

Provenance

Accession # 1271, Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#452 JCRS Misc. Medical Facilities''. On back of photograph: ''#452 JCRS Biochemical Laboratory Rude Building 1924 Dr. Henry Barenblatt''.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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