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Employee Chanukah Party at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1947

Identifier: B063.03.0035.00049


Men and women at a Chanukah party for employees of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). In the background are photographs from JCRS and a sign that says: ''43 Years of Progress, History of the J.C.R.S. in Pictures, 1904.......1947.'' 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.


  • circa 1947


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Employee Chanukah Party at 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: ''#460 JCRS staff''. On back of photograph: ''#460 JCRS Employee Chanukah Party 1947(?)''.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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