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Bookbinding at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1940s

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0011.00098.00010

Overview

Postcard of patients learning bookbinding as part of their rehabilitation at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). 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

  • 1940s

Digital Repository

Bookbinding at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''# 804 JCRS postcard packet, c 1950''. Printed on the bottom of the photograph: ''Rehabilitation in the JCRS industries.''

Rights and Usage Statement

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

Extent

1 Photographic Prints (photographic postcard) : good, black and white ; 4 x 5 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: ''# 804 JCRS postcard packet, c 1950''. Printed on the bottom of the photograph: ''Rehabilitation in the JCRS industries.''

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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