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Jewish Colony at Cotopaxi

Added by yongli on 10/06/2016 - 16:43, last changed on 08/26/2017 - 15:28
In 1882 a group of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe settled at the Cotopaxi Colony. The colony was the result of persistent efforts by several prominent American Jews and Jewish organizations to offer a better life for those fleeing the Pale of Settlement in the western region of Imperial...

Swedish National Sanatorium

Added by yongli on 09/21/2016 - 15:39, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 07:25
The Swedish National Sanatorium in Denver was a tuberculosis treatment center active throughout the 1900s. As tuberculosis swept the nation, thousands of consumptives turned to the dry mountain air of Colorado to alleviate their symptoms, and sanatoriums sprang up across the state. The Swedish...
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