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Prize Winning Dressed Beef of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1948

Identifier: B063.03.0035.00004


Butcher dressing a prize-winning piece of beef at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The meat won an award at the National Western Stock show held in Denver, Colorado. 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.


  • 1948


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Prize Winning Dressed Beef of 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 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 8 x 10 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 envelope: ''#454 JCRS Kitchen''. On back of photograph: ''#454 JCRS Kitchen -Prize-winning dressed beef - 1948 Stochohan Stuff JCRS Bulletin''.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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