Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Physician note on prescription paper from Dr. H. Frumson. On the paper he certifies that David Rubin is suffering from tuberculosis and recommends sending Rubin to Denver, Colorado.
Overview Scrapbook page from Edward Bronfin containing six photographs relating to the family of Dr. Isidore Bronfin, superintendent at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and National Jewish Hospital. circa 1920-1940.
Overview Scrapbook page from Edward Bonfin containing six photographs relating to the family of Dr. Isidore Bronfin, superintendent at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and National Jewish Hospital. circa 1920-1940.
Overview Born in Russia, Bassow emigrated to New York in 1906, eventually moving to Wyoming where his family briefly were homesteaders and he taught in a one-room schoolhouse. Later he graduated from the University of Colorado Medical School.
Overview Dr. Charles Spivak was born in Russia in 1861 and died in Denver, Colorado in 1927. He arrived in New York City in 1882 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1893, Charles Spivak married Jennie Charsky. Because of Jennie's poor health the Spivaks moved to Denver in 1886. Dr. Spivak was a co-founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) and was the executive secretary from 1904 until 1927. Hayem David Spivak, son of Dr. Charles and Jennie...
Overview Several men in tuxedos sit around a u-shaped table at a JCRS staff banquet in honor of Dr. Isidore Bronfin. Dr. Philip Hillkowitz, Dr. Charles Spivak, and Dr. Isador Bronfin sit center. 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.
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Overview Dr. Charles D. Spivak in his military uniform. Dr. Spivak took a leave of absence from the JCRS to serve as a special U.S. medical commissioner in war-torn Europe. He was officially a representative of the Jewish Distribution Committee to provide relief to Jewish refugees.