Document type: DU Image
Collection: Beck Archives Photograph Collection  
Title Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish Poet
Collection Title Beck Archives Photograph Collection, Families and Groups
Date Created 1933
Creator(s) Cavarra Studio (Denver, Colo.)
Description Portrait of Ben Glass (at left) and H. Leivick (the pen name of Leyv??ik?? 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 Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver. This is a copy of the original photograph and matting.
Subject - Topic Jewish men
Jewish printers
Jewish authors
Subject - Personal Name Glass, Benjamin,--1897-1962
Leivick, H.,--1888-1962
Subject - Corporate Name Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Subject - Occupation Printers
Poets, Yiddish
Subject - Genre Portraits
Subject - Geographic Denver (Colo.)
Spivak (Colo.)
Physical Note On front of matting: "Cavarra Studio, Denver" and handwritten Yiddish words and "1933." Handwritten on back of photograph: "Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish poet, 1933. Patients of JCRS. Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Ben Glass.
Current ID B063.05.0005.00005
Legacy ID 35
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Language __eng
Type of Resource still image
Form Photographic prints
Extent 1 item, (photograph), ,
Rights Statement Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.
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