Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Portrait of Ben Glass (at left) and H. Leivick (the pen name of Leyṿiḳ Halpern or Leivick Halper), Yiddish poet. Both men were patients at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Ben Glass was a printer at the JCRS bindery from 1928 to 1978 when it closed. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish working men along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. It was located on West...
Overview Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
Overview Elizabeth (Rothbardt) Bronfin sits on a swing with her son Leon Bronfin standing on the seat behind her holding the swing's ropes. Dr. Isadore Bronfin stands behind both of them. The Main Building of JCRS can be seen behind them.
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection materials include biographical information on Dr. Charles and Jennie Spivak, a family tree chart, a Yiddish dictionary written by Dr. C. D. Spivak and Sol. Bloomgarden (Yehoash), correspondence and articles written by Charles Spivak. The collection also includes memorials to Charles Spivak, including the special memorial issue of the JCRS publication, ''The Sanatorium.'' The collection also contains art by H. David Spivak, son of Charles and Jennie Spivak, including an oil...
Overview Dr. Emanuel Friedman, a pediatrician in Denver, Colorado, seated at his office desk. He originally came to Colorado because of tuberculosis. After recovering his health, he opened his office on West Colfax Avenue in the immigrant community and was one of Denver's first pediatricians. He graduated from Denver's Gross Medical College in 1904 and also served on the medical staff at National Jewish Hospital and the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society.
Overview History of the ill-fated Cotopaxi Colony of Jewish immigrants in Colorado. Brief biographies of the families involved and their contribution to Denver and Colorado after they left the colony.