Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.). New York Ladies' Auxiliary
First unit of what became the JCRS' National Volunteer Organization.
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Appreciation and plaque for the New York Ladies' Auxiliary at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Hospital, undated
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains a photo album, photographs, bulletin pages, drawings, lithographs, and contact sheets of the campus and buildings, patients and family, staff and volunteers, auxiliaries and conventions, and activities connected with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and the AMC Cancer Research Center.
Group in Front of the New York Ladies Pavilion at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1910-1919
Overview 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.
Laying Cornerstone of the New York Ladies Auxiliary Building at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1908
Overview 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...
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Florence E. Shapiro stating that in reference to Mrs. Rappaport [Minnie Rappaport], that they cannot send her the money left by her deceased husband [Samuel Rappaport], which is cash $13.35 and money order $10.00, until funeral expenses are paid. Spivak states that they sent the bill directly to Mr. Masliansky [Rev. H. Maslianksy] to be forwarded to Mrs. Rappaport, which amounted to $52.00. Letter requests that Mrs. Shapiro be kind enough to see that the...
Dates: 1910 February 26
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Harry Shapiro [Florence Shapiro], secretary of the New York Ladies Auxiliary JCRS in New York, New York informs that Miss Evelyn Lichtenstein, on whose behalf Mrs. Harry Shapiro wrote to JCRS, has been invited to enter the Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 April 23
Overview Handwritten letter in ink on New York Ladies' Auxiliary of the Jewish Consumptive Relief Society of Denver from Florence E. Shapiro in New York, New York, to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, stating that in regards to Mrs. Minnie Rappaport of 229 E 106 street, that she wishes to say that Dr. Spivak may send the effects left by her late husband warmly: $10.00 money order, $13.35 cash, nickel watch and silver chain. Letter requests that these items be sent to Mrs. L. Block 500 W 122 St., and...
Dates: 1910 February 17
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink from Florence Shapiro in New York, New York to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that she is sending a letter of introduction to Mrs. Clara Goldberg who resides at 2707 Downing Ave, Denver, Colorado. Florence Shapiro informs that Clara Goldberg is a nurse and if possible would assist JCRS as soon as she recovers. Florence Shapiro requests that Spivak admit Clara Goldberg as speedily as possible. Letter is signed by Florence Shapiro, Secretary of the New...
Dates: 1909 May 1
Overview Handwritten letter from Florence Shapiro in New York to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that the bearer of this letter is Clara Goldberg who leaving for Denver in poor health and poor finances. Shapiron informs that she had promised to write Spivak to inquire what could be done in Mrs. Goldberg's case as a well known Denver family is interested in her wellbeing. Letter is signed by Florence Shapiro, Secretary of New York Ladies' Auxiliary of the JCRS of Denver.
Dates: 1909 February 17
Overview Handwritten letter in ink Florence Shapiro in New York, New York, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, stating that the bearer of this letter, Miss Eva Silverman, has been living in Denver and Shapiro would really love if they could admit Silverman. She is a young 18 year old girl and it would be much appreciated. Letter is signed in ink "Florence Shapiro."
Dates: 1909 October 27
Overview Typed letter from JCRS to New York Ladies' Auxiliary of the JCRS, dated February 12, 1907. The letter informs of the acceptance of Jacob Friedner to the JCRS sanatorium. The letter also reminds that the sanatorium is over capacity, but the committee nonetheless accepted Jacob Friedner ahead of a number of other applicants. The letter is unsigned, but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1907 February 12