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Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.). New York Ladies' Auxiliary


First unit of what became the JCRS' National Volunteer Organization.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Group in Front of the New York Ladies Pavilion at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1910-1919

Identifier: B002.04.0215.0007.00001
Abstract A group of people stand in front of the New York Pavilion at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Dr. Charles Spivak is pictured in the front row, eighth from the right. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. The sanitorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Dates: 1910-1919

Laying Cornerstone of the New York Ladies Auxiliary Building at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1908

Identifier: B002.04.0215.0010.00001
Abstract A group of people attend a ceremony for the laying of a cornerstone at the New York Ladies Auxiliary building at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) on April 19, 1908. The building was a round, red brick building that housed the less contagious tuberculosis (TB) patients. Rabbi C. E. Kauvar, in a top hat, stands on one side of the cornerstone and Abraham Judelovitz, in coveralls, stands on the other side of the cornerstone. Dr. Philip Hillkowitz with no hat, stands to Rabbi Kauvar's...
Dates: 1908

Letter from C.D. Spivak to F.E. Shapiro, 1910 May 13

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0065.00012
Abstract Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Mrs. F.E. Shapiro, Sec'y, N.Y. Ladies Aux JCRS, Edgewater, Colo., in which he informs her when they invited Jacob Levitt on April 5th he was working and did not enter, but he was admitted again. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 13

Letter to H. Shapiro from Dr. Spivak, 1909 February 22

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0105.00012
Abstract Typed letter to "Mrs. Harry Shapiro, Sec'y., New York Ladies Auxiliary,J.C.R.S., 127 West 112th Str., New York, N. Y." from Dr. Spivak dated "Feb. 22. 1909" [sic]. The letter informs H. Shapiro that M. Leon has been accepted into the Edgewater JCRS Sanatorium, where everything will be done to improve his health and comfort. The letter is not signed but Secretary is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 February 22