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Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)


Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Buildings and Campus, 1910-1955

Identifier: B002.04.0360.0006
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of buildings and the campus of the JCRS, including the cooperative store, the farm, poultry farm, a cow and the dedication of the New York Building. There are also three 8x10 inch negatives of the campus.
Dates: 1910-1955

Container 14, circa 1970

 File — Object: B360.03.0014
Identifier: B360.03.0014
Overview Large framed poster with 5 photos of the Jewish Consumptives Relief Society campus. Titled "AMC Medical Center of Denver."
Dates: circa 1970

Group Photographs, 1904-1950

Identifier: B002.04.0360.0005
Scope and Contents Photographs of patients, staff, and Boards, including photographs of Dr. Hilkowitz in World War I uniform.
Dates: 1904-1950

Hebrew Tent Society Tent Dedication Plaque, 1905

Identifier: B002.16.0313.00004
Overview Tent dedication plaque for the St. Joseph, Missouri Hebrew Tent Society dedicated in 1905.
Dates: 1905

Henry J. Schwartz Scrapbook

Identifier: B413
Overview Henry J. Schwartz was born in Russia and came to New York with his parents. He settled in Denver in 1895 and married Mollie K. Kohn in 1898. Henry Schwartz was an original member of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society board of directors and served as president and vice president of the JCRS. He was also a member of the Town Club. Much of the scrapbook has clipplings on the JCRS, but also on politics, Temple Emanuel, and obituaries for Dr. Philip Hillkowitz.
Dates: 1934-1953

JCRS Patient Record, 1909

Identifier: B151.01.0001.0004
Overview Shana Mabovitz was in both National Jewish Hospial for Consumptives and in Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The file contains copies of her JCRS record from 1909, where she was a patient from April 22, 1909 to July 15, 1909
Dates: 1909

JCRS Synagogue, 1926-1955

Identifier: B002.04.0360.0008
Scope and Contents Folder contains copies of painting and photos of "The blowing of the Shofar," photos of the synagogue and phots of activities at the synagogue.
Dates: 1926-1955; 1908-1955

Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records

Identifier: B002
Overview The Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society was known as the JCRS and was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1904 as a non-sectarian sanatorium to treat tuberculosis (TB) patients, free of charge, in all stages of the disease. The society was one of the leading tuberculosis sanatoria in the country at the turn of the century founded by a group of immigrant Eastern European Jewish men, many of whom were themselves victims of TB. Headed by Dr. Charles Spivak as Secretary (1904-1927) and by Dr. Philip...
Dates: 1897-1989; Majority of material found within 1904-1973

Letter from B. Schraiberg to C.D. Spivak, 1910 April 18

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0142.00002
Overview Handwritten letter from Mrs. B. Schraiberg to C. D. Spivak. Schraiberg tells Spivak that Mrs. Hornstein is leaving the County Hospital because the doctor ordered her to go where she can get some fresh air. Mrs. Schraiberg then asks Spivak if he can admit Hornstein into the sanatorium. She signed the letter with her name and address.
Dates: 1910 April 18

Letter from C.D. Spivak to the Hebrew Relief Association , 1911 February 9

Identifier: B002.01.0103.0157.00004
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to the Hebrew Relief Association. Spivak tells them that he received their night telegraph requesting to admit Lester Strull as soon as possible. Spivak then informs them that there is not a single vacancy available for Strull at the moment, but he gladly make an accommodation him once room becomes available.
Dates: 1911 February 9