Bertha ''Mickey'' Marks in Bed at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1923
Bertha ''Mickey'' Marks in bed at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) getting ready for pneumothorax. 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.
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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 3 x 5 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: ''1923.'' Handwritten on envelope: ''#429 JCRS 1929.'' On back of photograph: ''Bertha Marks, JCRS ready to be wheeled in for pneumothorax, 1928, #429, donor Mrs. Ruth Cluff.''
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Archives (Beck Archives) (Organization)