Patients on a Sun Deck at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1940-1950
Patients laying in beds and seated in chairs on a sun deck of the Texas Pavilion for Women Building 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 Denver.
- between 1940-1950
Patients on a Sun Deck at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society
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Scope and Contents
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 3 x 4 inches black and white 4 x 5 inches
Accession # 1271, Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on envelope: ''#462 JCRS Patient Activities''. On back of print: ''#462 JCRS 1940s''. Printed on front of photograph: ''On the sun deck of the Texas Pavilion for women.''
- Colfax Avenue (Colo.)
- Denver (Colo.)
- Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
- Spivak (Colo.)
- Texas Pavilion for Women (Lakewood, Colo.)
- Therapeutics, Cutaneous and external
- West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)
Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208