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Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)

 Organization

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Spivak with Crowd at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1904-1927

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Identifier: B063.03.0019.00005
Overview Dr. Charles D. Spivak with a large crowd of people at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Dr. Spivak is in the center of the photograph and Dr. Philip Hillkowitz is to his right, while Rabbi William Friedman is standing to the right in the rear. 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.

Group at the National Conference of Jewish Social Services, circa 1925

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Identifier: B063.03.0035.00042
Overview A group of people at the National Conference of Jewish Social Services. Dr. Hillkowitz (standing center), Dr. Bronfin (4th from left squatting), and Dr. Charles Spivak (squatting center) are pictured in the photograph. Dr. Spivak was a founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). 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....

Isidor Bronfin, M.D. Papers

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Identifier: B174
Overview Isidor D. Bronfin was born in 1886 in Russia and migrated to the United States in 1902. He earned a medical degree from the University of the State of New York in 1911--the same year that he became a U.S. citizen. Bronfin was a noted authority on tuberculosis treatment and authored several publications on the topic. Within the Colorado medical community and at the national level, he served in a number of leadership roles including medical director of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society...

JCRS Doctor administers cancer treatment, after 1955

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Identifier: B002.04.0215.0171.00012
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.

JCRS Doctor examines patient's eye using an Ophthalmoscope, after 1955

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Identifier: B002.04.0215.0171.00011
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.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz, 1909 December 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0085.00003
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz replying to Lorenz's inquiry about applying to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a patient. Spivak misinterpreted the letter and addressed Lorenz as"Doctor" and gave him details about employment at JCRS including a wage listed as $25.00 a month including board, lodging and laundry. Spivak also asked Lorenz if he spoke German or Yiddish. He mentions that the Medical Advisory Board will meet after New Year's, therefore, Spivak expected a fast...

Oral History Interview with Ben Blumberg, 1977 November 18

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Identifier: B098.05.0008.00003
Overview Topics covered: Family history, life in Denver, working for the Rocky Mountain News and starting the West End Press; B'nai B'rith and several other organizations: JCC, JCRS, Rose Medical Center, Allied Jewish Federation. Index in file B098.18.0022.0008.

Portrait of Dr. Charles Spivak, between 1915-1928

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Identifier: B063.03.0036.00032
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak. Dr. Spivak was a founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). 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 sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.

Portrait of Dr. Charles Spivak, 1926 September 10

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Identifier: B063.03.0003.00006
Overview Formal head and shoulders portrait of Denver physician Dr. Charles Spivak, who served as executive secretary of the Jewish Consumptives Relief Society from 1904 until his death in 1927.

Portrait of Dr. Charles Spivak, 1926 September 10

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Identifier: B063.03.0019.00084
Overview Portrait of Denver physician Dr. Charles Spivak, who served as executive secretary of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) from 1904 until his death in 1929. Dr. Spivak, a Jewish immigrant who had fled Russia in 1881 because of his revolutionary socialist activities, received his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1890. He and his family moved to Denver in 1896. Know as the ''guiding genius'' of the JCRS, he was referred to affectionately as ''Papa...