Document type: DU Image
Collection: Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records  
Title Patient Joseph Messing at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society
Collection Title Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records, Photographs
Date Created circa 1925
Description Joseph Messing sits on a small table at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). He is wearing a cable-knit shawl collar sweater over his shirt and tie. Originally from Poland, he immigrated to the United States on November 5, 1905. Joseph Messing worked in New York City as a cutter, contracted tuberculosis there, and was a patient at the JCRS from December 24, 1923 to February 19, 1924, and from March 30 to June 24, 1925. He died November 27, 1925 in Queens, New York, survived by four children and his wife Mollie. 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
Jewish men
Clothing trade
Subject - Personal Name Messing, Joseph,--1886-1925
Subject - Corporate Name Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Subject - Occupation Clothing workers
Subject - Genre Portraits
Subject - Geographic Colorado
Denver (Colo.)
Sanatorium (Colo.)
Colfax Avenue (Denver, Colo.)
Current ID B002.04.0348.00001
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Type of Resource still image
Form Digital images
Extent 1 item, (digital image), 4000 x 5236 pixels, black and white
Digital Origin Reformatted digital
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