Eatless Banquet in Honor of Captain Hillkowitz, 1918 July
Dr. Philip Hillkowitz sits at the head of a table in a captain's army uniform at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) offices. Hillkowitz resigned from his position at the JCRS to serve as a physician in World War I. From left to right around the table are the following people: I. Rude, Vice President; Professor Nahum Slousch; Dr. C. D. Spivak, Secretary; Louis Robinson, chairman agricultural committee; H. H. Frumess, chairman auditing committee; Captain Philip Hillkowitz, JCRS president; S. F. Disraelly, burial committee chairman; David Gross, house committee chairman; Henry J. Schwartz, building committee chairman; Dr. O. M. Shere, medical committee chairman; and Dr. M. I. Marshak, superintendent. 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. It was located on West Colfax Avenue outside of Denver.
- 1918 July
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Scope and Contents
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.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Good 16 x 20 inches black and white cardboard 20 x 24 inches
Donated by A.M.C. Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.
Title from caption in The Sanatorium, Volume 12, Number 3 (May-August 1918).
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on back and front of mounting: ''1918.''
- Colfax Avenue (Colo.)
- Denver (Colo.)
- Disraelly, S. F.
- Edgewater (Colo.)
- Frumess, H. H.
- Gross, David
- Hillkowitz, Philip, 1873-1948
- Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
- Marshak, M. I., Dr.
- Robinson, Louis, 1852-1923
- Rude, Isadore, 1875-1941
- Schwartz, Henry J.
- Shere, O. M. (Oscar M.), 1878-1922
- Slouschz, Nahum, 1872-1966
- Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927
- From the Collection: Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) (Organization)