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Sheep Being Fed by a Nurse at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1947

Identifier: B063.03.0035.00011


A ram named Fag which belongs to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), appearing to be fed by a nurse. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish working men along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. It was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver. This photograph has been manipulated by the photographer and is made up of several separate images that have been combined into one.


  • 1947


Digital Repository

Sheep Being Fed by a Nurse at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

Rights and Usage Statement

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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 10 x 8 inches black and white


Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center (JCRS).


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#455 JCRS Farm''. On back of photograph: ''#455 JCRS ''Fag'' Ram being fed by nurse 1947''.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
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