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Geriatric Center at Beth Israel Hospital, between 1920-1946

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0011.00065

Overview

Exterior view of the Geriatric Center at Beth Israel Hospital in Denver, Colorado at the corner of Sixteenth Avenue and Lowell Boulevard. Beth Israel opened in Denver's west-side community in 1920 as a Jewish old-age home. It added a Jewish-run general hospital in 1923. Sparked by Bella Mintz, it garnered the support of members of Denver's Jewish community from throughout the city. Philanthropists Leopold Guldman, Isadore Rude, and Adolph Kiesler provided especially generous donations. Eventually its geriatric center evolved into Denver's Shalom Park, located today in Aurora, Colorado.

Dates

  • between 1920-1946

Digital Repository

Geriatric Center at Beth Israel Hospital

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 5 x 7 inches black and white

Provenance

Donated by Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center.

General

Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 90.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#543 Beth Israel Home.'' On back of photograph: ''#543 Old Folks Home Beth Israel Hospital.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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