Social life and customs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Private Note: This term is an LCSH subdivision only. Used under places and classes of persons. Consider LCSH: Manners and customs as a heading.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The upper left photograph shows Ida Cook and her daughter standing in front of a house. Harry and Ida Cook owned the Cook's Russian Baths in Denver, Colorado. At night, the Baths served as a mikveh (ritual bath) that was operated for women by Ida Cook. During the day the Baths served as a popular steam bath open to the public, complete with catered kosher meals. The upper right photograph shows Harry Battock, who came to Denver to be treated at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, and...
Overview Composite image of a page from The Jewish Digest with an article titled ''We'll Go a Little to the Baths'' by Ida Hurwitz and two photographs. The photograph on the left shows Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lang standing outside in front of a large building with tree trunk columns at Manitou Springs, Colorado. The photograph on the right shows six young people, two men and four women, including Susie Feiner Cook posed together on a hill in Idaho Springs, Colorado.
Overview Louis Cook discusses his father's emigration from Russia and describes Jewish life on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900s. He also discusses Cook's Russian Bath House that his parents Harry and Ida operated and the Cook's Bath baseball team, the early Hebrew Education Alliance, and his early career as a newsboy. Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, where he lived all of his life. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew...