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Champion Cattle of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

University of Denver
  • Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
  • Jews
  • Sanatoriums
  • Hospitals
  • Tuberculosis
  • Farms
  • Cows
  • Bulls
  • Cattle


Champion cows from the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) standing on the grounds of the JCRS farm. Pictured from left to right are Jaysee Tritomia Peerless Walker, Jaysee Ormsby Peerless Prince, Rispah Nirvana Segis, Ormsby Nirvana Segis and Carnation Peerless Butter King. All the cows won awards at the Colorado State Fair in 1938. 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.

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