Document type: DU Image
Collection: Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records  
Title Vytautas "Vyts" Beliajus at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society
Collection Title Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records, Photographs
Date Created circa 1953
Description Vytautas "Vyts" Finadar Beliajus sits with folk dance music in front of him at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Vyts Beliajus was known as the "Father of International Folk Dancing in the United States" and was a patient at the JCRS. 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
Folk dancing
Subject - Personal Name Beliajus, Vytautas Finadar,--1908-1994
Subject - Corporate Name Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Subject - Occupation Dancers
Subject - Genre Photographs
Interior views
Folk dance music
Subject - Geographic Colorado
Denver (Colo.)
Spivak (Colo.)
Colfax Avenue (Denver, Colo.)
Physical Note Handwritten on back of photograph: "Jan., 1953 Bulletin." Handwritten on envelope: "Patient Activities--Rehabilitation--Broadcasting, Composing, Typing, Worship."
Current ID B002.04.0215.0081.00001
Publisher University of Denver
Place of publication Denver, Colorado
Type of Resource still image
Form Photographic prints
Extent 1 item, (photograph), 4.5 x 7 inches, black and white
Rights Statement Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.
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