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Bookbinding Department of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1930-1940

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00034

Overview

Interior of the print shop room of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). A group of men and women are working on various tasks throughout the room. This room was part of the industrial rehabilitation department at the JCRS. 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

  • between 1930-1940

Creator

Digital Repository

Bookbinding Department of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

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 8 x 10 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: ''#458 JCRS Bookbinding and Print Shop''. On back of photograph: ''#458 JCRS Patients working in Bookbinding Dept of JCRS industrial rehabilitation program during the 1930s''.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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