Patients Undergoing Heliotherapy at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1922-1930
A group of patients undergoing Heliotherapy at the Medical Building of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Patients were encouraged to spend time in the sun and open air as a form of treatment for tuberculosis. 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.
- between 1922-1930
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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 4 x 6 inches black and white 7 x 10 inches
Accession # 1271, Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on envelope: ''#462 JCRS Patient Activities''. On back of photograph: ''#462 JCRS Heliotherapy 1920s cut sent to Milwaukee Federated [illegible] Aug 12/24 if not returned within month, write and ask for it.''
- Colfax Avenue (Colo.)
- Denver (Colo.)
- Edgewater (Colo.)
- Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
- Main Medical Building (Spivak, Colo.)
- Sanatoriums -- Colorado
- Spivak (Colo.)
- Therapeutics, Cutaneous and external
- West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)