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Bed Dedication Ceremony at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1904-1928

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0036.00038

Overview

A bed dedication ceremony at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Dr. Charles Spivak is pictured in the center, to the left of the man holding a plaque and Dr. Philip Hillkowitz is to the right of the man holding the plaque. The dedication appears to be conducted on a stage. A large American flag is hung up behind the group of people surrounding the bed. 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 1904-1928

Digital Repository

Bed Dedication Ceremony 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

Good 7 x 9 inches black and white foam core board

Provenance

Accession # 1271, Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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