Document type: DU Image
Collection: Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records  
Title Steam Shovel and Group at Groundbreaking Ceremony
Collection Title Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records, Photographs
Date Created between 1920-1925
Description The participants in a groundbreaking ceremony on the campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) stand in front of a steam shovel. Two men and three women ride the scoop arm of the machine. Dr. Isadore Bronfin stands second from left and Dr. Charles Spivak stands in the middle to the right of an unidentified man holding a hand shovel. 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.
Subject - Topic Jews
Subject - Personal Name Bronfin, Isidor D.,--1886-1934
Spivak, C. D.--(Charles D.),--1861-1927
Subject - Corporate Name Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Subject - Genre Photographs
Event photographs
Group portraits
Subject - Geographic Colorado
Denver (Colo.)
Colfax Avenue (Denver, Colo.)
Sanatorium (Colo.)
Current ID B002.04.0215.0151.00001
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Type of Resource still image
Form Photographic prints
Extent 1 item, (photograph), 6.5 x 8.5 inches, black and white
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