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US > New York: $1 donation token for Jewish Sanitarium for Incurables, 1926; size: 33mm; weight: 10.1g. Obverse depicts image of the structure with legend "The Great Drive For the
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US > New York: $1 donation token for Jewish Sanitarium for Incurables, 1926; size: 33mm; weight: 10.1g. Obverse depicts image of the structure with legend "The Great Drive For the Incurables Home | Jewish Sanitarium for Incurables 1926". On reverse image of an incurable and legend "Contribution | One Dollar | Luck for a Buck". The institution was founded in 1925 and became the the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital (where the gene for Tay-Sachs disease was discovered); in 1968 it became Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.