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West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Patients and Nurse at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1930-1950

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0035.00073
Overview Two women patients in their beds the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Nurse Anna Naswich is standing by the window. 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.

Portrait of Anna Naswitz of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1939 June 6

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0019.00033
Overview Anna Naswitz, head nurse of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). 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. It was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside Denver. Anna Naswitz was often considered the ''dynamic angel of mercy.''