Ray Shapiro Photographs
Mrs. Aaron (Ray) Shapiro was born and raised in New York City and became involved in the fund raising activity for the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a member of the New York Ladies' Auxiliary. The collection consists of an 1899 photograph of Ray Shapiro and a photograph of a plaque for a building on the JCRS campus erected with funds collected by the New York Ladies' Auxiliary.
- Newman Studio (New York, N.Y.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The captions on the photographs are in English.
Biographical / Historical
Mrs. Aaron (Ray) Shapiro was born and raised in New York City. She became involved in the New York Ladies' Auxiliary which raised money for the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. JCRS Ladies' Auxiliaries were in many cities across the United States. The New York Ladies' Auxiliary raised money for a number of the buildings on the JCRS campus, including the New York Building. After her husband Aaron died, Ray Shapiro moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico to live with one of her daughters, Teresa Belle Ravel, the mother of the donor Myra Ravel Gasser.
0.75 Linear Feet (1 container)
Scope and Contents
The photographs include a portrait of Ray Shapiro, 1899, and a photograph of a plaque for the New York building on the JCRS campus with Mrs. Aaron Shapiro listed as a directress.
The photographs are arranged in two series: 1. Ray Shapiro, 1899. 2. JCRS Plaque, circa 1910.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Myra Ravel Gasser, February 28, 2008.
No further accruals are expected.
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