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Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)

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Found in 17838 Collections and/or Records:

Olga Kamen's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1910 September 07

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0058.00001
Overview Handwritten application in ink for Olga Kamen for admittance to JCRS. It includes information such as age (20), place of birth (Russia), and occupation (housewife). She was married and had no children. Her husband was her means of support and her nearest relative, living in Denver. On the backside it is writted that she was admitted as an emergency case on September 12, 1910 and left on November 8, 1910.
Dates: 1910 September 07

Olga Kamen's Second Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1910 September 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0058.00002
Overview Second handwritten application in ink for Olga Kamen for admittance to JCRS. It includes information such as age (20), place of birth (Russia), and occupation (housewife). She was married and had no children. Her husband was her means of support and her nearest relative, living in Denver.
Dates: 1910 September 12

On the Gate: One Prisoner's Stay at the JCRS, Summer 2005

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Identifier: B354.01.0005.00004
Overview Art book with burnt orange softcover and cream colored pages; written, designed and created by Tim Schafer, a student in Martin Mendelsberg's Visual Sequencing class at Rocky Mountain School of Art and Design. Inspired by the life of Myron Friede, a tuberculosis patient at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, #9568.
Dates: Summer 2005

Operating Room, after 1955

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Identifier: B002.04.0215.0171.00009
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.
Dates: after 1955

Operating Room at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1941

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Identifier: B063.03.0003.00031
Overview Interior of an operating room at the Texas Pavilion, on the campus 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.
Dates: circa 1941

Operating Room at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, undated

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Identifier: B002.04.0215.0164.00001
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.
Dates: undated

Oral History Interview with Ben and Bessie Glass, 1978 October 22-1979 August 1

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Identifier: B098.08.0009.00001
Overview Ben and Bessie Glass both came to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) as patients in 1928. Bessie Glass was treated for six years. They met in the hospital and married in 1931. Ben Glass was a printer at the JCRS bindery from 1928 through 1978. They discuss how the JCRS was like a large family of young adults from all over the country and talk about what life was like at the JCRS. They also talk about the transition from JCRS to AMC Cancer Center.
Dates: 1978 October 22-1979 August 1

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.
Dates: 1977 November 18

Oral History Interview with Bessie Katchen, 1978 July 15

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00037
Overview Bessie (Mrs. William) Katchen recounts her life in a Russian village and her emigration to America, alone at the age of 14. She settled in Boston, Mass. and worked in poor conditions in a shoe factory. She talks about coming to Denver, Colo. and her life in early Denver. She also discusses the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society where her uncle was a patient. She married William Katchen and after World War I became a citizen so she could bring her mother to the United States. She also talks...
Dates: 1978 July 15

Oral History Interview with Deena Spivak Strauss, 1982 March 13

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00090
Overview Deena Spivak Strauss discusses her early life and her father Dr. Charles Spivak, a founder, medical advisor, and executive secretary of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). She also talks about the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and her travels as a field worker for JCRS.
Dates: 1982 March 13