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Dining Room at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1941 August 8

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00075

Overview

Patients eating in the dining room at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Patients were provided with the best of food in unlimited quantity to help them regain good health. 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

  • 1941 August 8

Creator

Digital Repository

Dining Room 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

Fair 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: ''#462 JCRS Patient Activities''. On back of photograph: ''#462 JCRS Some of the patients at the Sanatorium of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society in Denver are shown above at one of their noon meals. They are provided with the best of food, in unlimited quantity, to help them regain good health. Of course there are many patients who are unable to come to this beautiful dining room for their meals and they are served in their rooms.''

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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