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Newman Cowen Bed Dedication, after 1912

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00019

Overview

A bed dedication ceremony at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The bed was donated in memory of Newman Cowen. Left to right: Dr. Herman Schwatt, Rabbi Charles Kauvar, an unidentified man, and Dr. Charles Spivak. Rabbi Kauvar stands second from left holding a plaque that says: ''Newman Cowen, Dec. 30, 1831 - Jan. 15, 1912.'' 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

  • after 1912

Creator

Digital Repository

Newman Cowen Bed Dedication

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 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

Fair 9 x 7 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: ''#456 JCRS Bed Dedications''. On back of photograph: ''#456 JCRS Bed Dedication - Cowen 1912''.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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