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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Young cattle feed on the farm at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). An unidentified man stands in a corral with the cattle, while another unidentified man in the background harnesses two horses. 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 Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Dates: between 1910-1940
Overview Champion cows from the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) standing on the grounds of the JCRS farm. Pictured from left to right are Jaysee Tritomia Peerless Walker, Jaysee Ormsby Peerless Prince, Rispah Nirvana Segis, Ormsby Nirvana Segis and Carnation Peerless Butter King. All the cows won awards at the Colorado State Fair in 1938. 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...
Dates: 1938 September 11
Overview The Miller family came from Lithuania in 1890s. Robert Lazar Miller was one of the founders of the Denver stockyards and became the chief buyer for the K and B Meat Packing Company. The Averch family arrived in Denver from Eastern Europe in the early 1900s and later founded the Capitol Meat Packing Company in 1925. Holocaust survivor Jack Stern came to the US as a refugee in 1949, moved to Denver and became a cattle buyer for the Averch family packing house. He later operated his own farm and...
Overview Max P. Cowan describes his early life in West Denver, including synagogues and rabbis, life in cattle dealing and ranching in Colorado later in his life.
Dates: 1978 August 7
Overview Robert Sapiro discusses his father's and his own life in Denver in the early 1900s, including their experiences in the grocery business and the cattle business. Mrs. Sapiro talks about growing up in Denver in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1977 August 7