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Denver General Hospital


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on Rabbi Manuel Laderman

Identifier: B222
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman was the first full-time spiritual leader at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, serving as Rabbi for 42 years and then as Rabbi Emeritus until his death in 1989. He was also the head of the City of Denver’s department of health and hospitals. Collection contains materials related to Rabbi Manuel Laderman including Bill No. 422 to name the new East wing of Denver General after Rabbi Laderman, news clippings, and posthumous memorials related to Rabbi Manuel Laderman from 1993.

John Elsner, M.D. Collection

Identifier: B186
Overview Dr. John Elsner was born in Vienna on May 4, 1844 and migrated to America as a young man. Elsner graduated from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In 1866, he graduated from the Bellevue Hospital Medical College in New York. After becoming interested in the American West, he led a wagon train into Colorado in 1866 and was Denver's first Jewish physician. He was appointed Denver County physician in 1870 and was the prime mover in the establishment of Denver's first general hospital (now...

Letter from Solomon Foster to Dr. C.D. Spivak, 1907 December 29

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0022.00010
Overview Handwritten two-page letter in ink on Rabbi Solomon Foster letterhead from Solomon Foster in Newark, New Jersey, to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado. Rabbi Foster introduces Gabriel Cohen of Newark, N.J. who has been in the Denver Hospital for one year and according to their rules, cannot remain in there any longer. As the young man from [repeats] has reached him, is not able to do any work and is intent to remain in Denver, Foster would request Dr. Spivak to let him enter the hospital of...

Operating Room at Denver General Hospital, between 1940-1970

Identifier: B063.03.0036.00022
Overview An operating room at Denver General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Five unidentified medical professionals are standing around a patient who is on the table.

Wolf Heller's Fifth Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1908 September 24

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0024.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Wolf Heller. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Wolf Heller. Under "Recommendation" are two names and addresses. B. Zeiderman, 1509 Decatur St., and M. Rosenbaum, 2512 W. Colfax. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," dated Sept. 28, 1908 and states that upon examination, patient is well...