Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Older women on right wearing medal, sitting next to young girl doing needlework on canvas in a sewing artel (crafts association). Other girls in back working on canvas.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925-1964
Overview Sewing class at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Classes were offered to patients as part of rehabilitation. 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 1930-1950
Overview A group of girls learn to sew during a class at the National Home for Jewish Children at Denver. The National Home for Jewish Children at Denver's history began in 1907 as the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, which was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. In 1928 the institution changed names to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver.
Dates: between 1928-1940