Document type: DU Image
Collection: Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records  
Title Beth Jacob Synagogue at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society
Collection Title Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records, Photographs
Date Created between 1925-1935
Description Interior view of the synagogue at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The Mashgiach (kosher supervisor) for the JCRS sits on a chair on the bimah. The synagogue was erected in 1911 by Isaac Solomon in memory of his son Jacob. It was rebuilt in the form seen here in 1925 after a fire. At some later point it came to be known as the JCRS Isaac Solomon Synagogue. 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. It was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Subject - Topic Jews
Subject - Corporate Name Beth Jacob Synagogue (Edgewater, Colo.)
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Subject - Genre Photographs
Interior views
Subject - Geographic Colorado
Denver (Colo.)
Colfax Avenue (Denver, Colo.)
Sanatorium (Colo.)
Spivak (Colo.)
Physical Note On back of photograph: "Sitting in chair on bimah is man who acted as Mashgiach - not a patient. Hospital always kept kosher till recently."
Current ID B002.04.0215.0032.00005
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Type of Resource still image
Form Photographic prints
Extent 1 item, (photograph), 8 x 10 inches, black and white
Rights Statement Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.
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