Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Found in 4786 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Application form of Anna Hornstein for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. She was age 43 at the time of the application. The application states she immigrated to the United States in 1850, but she had only lived in Chicago, Illinois for 40 years where she contracted tuberculosis. She had been sick for 4 years and arrived to Denver, Colorado three years ago. She was married with no children. She also worked as a housewife. She was in the Jewish National Hospital...
Dates: 1910 May 16
Overview Application form of Anna Manshell for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. She was age 30 at the time of the application. Her place of birth states she is from Russia and immigrated to the U.S. 12 years ago. She lived in Philadelphia for six years with her husband before leaving for Denver. She has lived in Denver for six years, but has been sick for seven years. The verso of the application states that she was admitted on May 10, 1910 and left the sanatorium on...
Dates: 1910 March 19
Overview Application form of Annie Cray for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. She was age 53 at the time of the application. She was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1906. She lived in Philadelphia when she arrive to the U.S., but contracted tuberculosis in Russia. She had been sick for seven or eight years upon arrival to Denver, Colorado. She was married and had four children. The verso of the application states she was admitted as an emergency...
Dates: 1910 June 20
Overview Emergency application for admission to JCRS hanwritten in pen for Annie Hornstein. The form have information on her age, place of birth, and marital status. She had been in the National Jewish Hospital prior to the JCRS, and she had been sick for four years. Her nearest relative was her husband, Gus Hornstein, 1523 Decatur Street. Form is signed by Annie Hornstein. The back side of the form states that she was admitted on November 11, 1909, and discharged on November 21, 1909.
Dates: 1909 November 11
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS for Harry Michaels, of Colorado Springs, Colorado (formerly Brooklyn, N.Y. and London, England).
Dates: 1909 November 30
Overview Handwritten application for admittance to the JCRS in pen for Hyman Osherofsky, with information such as age (19), place of birth (Russia), and ocupation (Operator). His nearest relative is his father, in N.Y.C. The form is signed by H. Osherofsky. On the the back side it is written he had stage III tuberculosis, advanced case, both lungs involved. It is also written he was admitted on December 30, 1909, and he died on January 13, 1910.
Dates: 1909 December 06
Overview Handwritten application for sponsorship with JCRS New York letterhead. "It reads Name: Michael Leckstein, Address: 276 Monroe St. N.Y. City, Age: 26 Years, Occupation: Taylor, Married: Yes, Nativity: Russia, Duration of Disease: 18 Months, Ever been to hospital or sanatorium: No, Member of Lodge or Society: No."
Dates: 1909 May 24
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.
Scope and Contents The contract is entitled "Specifictions of a residence to be erected at Spivak, Colorado." The contract is between the JCRS and Raymond Harry Ervin, architect.
Dates: after 1932
Overview An art class that is part of the rehabilitation program of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) meets for a session. Male patients sit on folding chairs in a half circle around a male model wearing a robe, pajamas, slippers and hat. Max Lazarus, a German-Jewish artist, is pictured second from the left. Twenty-three charcoal drawings hang on the walls. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the...
Dates: circa 1942