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Bertha ''Mickey'' Marks at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1930 August 3

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00069


Bertha ''Mickey'' Marks, a patient of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) stands with her back to wall outside the Main Building on the JCRS campus. The reflection of mountains can be seen in the window pane above the door. 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.


  • 1930 August 3

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Bertha ''Mickey'' Marks at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

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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 3 inches black and white


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


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on front of photograph: ''Meditating, Fondly Mickey, Colo- Aug. 3/30.'' Handwritten on envelope: ''#429 JCRS 1929.'' On back of photograph: ''Note the reflection of mts, in the pane above door. Bertha Marks (nicknamed Mickey) Au 3 1930 #429 donor Ruth Cluff.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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