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Corn Crop at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1940

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00014

Overview

A crop of corn growing at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Two unidentified women patients are standing in the field to emphasize the height of the stalks. 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. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.

Dates

  • circa 1940

Creator

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Corn Crop at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

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 10 x 8 inches black and white

Provenance

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

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#455 JCRS Farm''. On back of photograph: ''#455 JCRS Tall grows the corn in the fields of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Ten-foot stalks are nothing unusual. Just to show the contrast, two patients of average height were invited down from the Texas Pavilion for Women by the photographer J.C.R.S. News Service Photo 4/25/40''.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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