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Rabbi Elias Hillkowitz, circa 1910

 Item
Identifier: B063.06.0014.00002

Abstract

Rabbi Elias Hillkowitz was considered the dean of Denver's early west-side Orthodox Jewish rabbis. He was an early supporter of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), where his son, Dr. Philip Hillkowitz, served as president from 1904 to 1948. Rabbi Hillkowitz suggested the JCRS motto from the Talmud: ''He who saves one life saves the world.''

Dates

  • circa 1910

Digital Repository

Rabbi Elias Hillkowitz

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Extent

1 Photographic Prints (1 photograph) : Black and white, good condition ; 5 x 7 inches

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photograph from JCRS publication, The Sanatorium.

Related Materials

Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 67.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

On back of photograph: ''Rabbi Elias Hillkowitz.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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