Document type: DU Image
Collection: Beck Archives Photograph Collection  
Title Dr. Isadore Bronfin, Ben Lindsey, Clarence Darrow and Staff Members of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society
Collection Title Beck Archives Photograph Collection, Health Care and Philanthropy
Date Created circa 1926
Description Trial lawyer Clarence Darrow stands with Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) staff members and with Judge Ben Lindsey of the Denver Juvenile Court. Left to right: Dr. Isidore D. Bronfin, Judge Ben Lindsey, Dr. Leo Tepley, Clarence Darrow and Dr. Charles Spivak. Clarence Darrow defended John Scopes in the Tennessee "Monkey Trial" against prosecutor William Jennings Bryant. Dr. Isidore Bronfin was a physician and tuberculosis specialist with the JCRS; Leo Tepley was a physician with the JCRS, and Dr. Charles Spivak was a physician and a founder of the JCRS. Judge Lindsay was a pioneer in the establishment of the American juvenile court system. 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. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Subject - Topic Jews
Subject - Personal Name Spivak, C. D.--(Charles D.),--1861-1927
Darrow, Clarence,--1857-1938
Tepley, Leo
Lindsey, Ben B.--(Ben Barr),--1869-1943
Bronfin, Isidor D.,--1886-1934
Subject - Corporate Name Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Subject - Occupation Judges
Subject - Genre Photographs
Event photographs
Group portraits
Subject - Geographic Colorado
Denver (Colo.)
Colfax Avenue (Denver, Colo.)
Physical Note Handwritten on envelope: "#369 Clarence Darrow at JCRS". On back of photograph: "#369 L to R Dr. Isadore Bronfin. Staff members of Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society with Judge Ben Lindsey of Denver Juvenile Court and Clarence Darrow 1926 L to R: Dr. Isadore Bronfin Judge Ben Lindsey Dr. Leop Tepley Clarence Darrow Dr. Charles Spivak courtesy Ira M. Beck Memorial Archives Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Center for Judaic Studies University of Denver ".
Current ID B063.03.0011.00009
Legacy ID 369
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Type of Resource still image
Form Photographic prints
Extent 1 item, (photograph), 7 x 5 inches, black and white
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