This Day in Jewish History / A Woman Unafraid to Treat Tuberculosis Dies Tragically Young

Frances Jacobs didn't think that tossing the indigent ill in jail was much of a solution to anything, and she established works of charity in Denver.

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On November 3, 1892, Frances Wisebart Jacobs, still remembered more than a century later as the Mother of Denver Charities, died at the tragically young age of 49.