Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Collection contains contracts, real property records, employee records, promotional materials, minutes, certificates, financial records for the Mental Health Center of America, records for the Ex-Patients' Tubercular Home and, photographs related the Aid Association for Ex-patients of Denver.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1911-1968
Overview Future Israeli prime minister Golda Meir (Golda Mabovitch Meyerson) resided in Denver from 1913 to 1914 as a high school student. After an argument with her parents, she ran away from Milwaukee to join her sister Shayna Mabovitch Korngold and her husband Sam in Denver. Shayna was one of the many east European Jews who flocked to Colorado to "chase the cure" for tuberculosis. Shana was a patient at both the National Jewish Hospital (NJH) and later at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief...
Overview Leonid B. Heifets was born 1926 in what is now Belarus. Dr. Heifets began his medical training at age 16, obtaining an MD, PhD and ScD. He participated with the World Health Organization as a member of Russian medical expeditions to the Congo in 1960 and 1962. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and was employed by the National Jewish Hospital as head of the Mycobacteriology laboratory for 32 years. In 1994 and 1994 he went to Botswana and South Africa as an American expert on...
Overview The Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (RMCAD) campus was originally the campus of the Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society. Former RMCAD professor Martin Mendelsberg designed a graphic design course that challenged his students to consider the power of storytelling through words and images. The subject matter for the project was the thousands of patients records from the JCRS in the Beck Archives. The books are a selection of the student work that was created during the tenure of that...
Dates: between 2004-2013
Overview In 1976 the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) began conducting interviews of Denver's long-time Jewish community members in an effort to record oral histories reflecting Jewish history and culture in Colorado. The interviews were made by the former and current directors of RMJHS as well as its trained volunteers. These recordings of Jewish men and women reveal information about the history of various individuals and families, Jewish organizations, religious groups, medical and...
Dates: 1970s-2009; Coverage: 1859 - 2009