Physicians and Nurses of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1920-1927
Dr. Philip Hillkowitz, Dr. C. D. Spivak, Dr. Isidor Bronfin, and Louis Robinson stand with a group of unidentified doctors and nurses at 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. It was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside Denver. Dr. Hillkowitz is in the top row, center.
- between 1920-1927
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1 items (photograph)
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.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair 4 x 5 inches black and white
Accession # 1271, Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on envelope: ''#460 JCRS Staff''. Handwritten notes on back of photograph: ''Dr. Hillkowitz, center top Our doctors and nurses Bronfin 1920? or '21''.
- American Medical Center (Denver, Colo.)
- Colfax Avenue (Colo.)
- Denver (Colo.)
- Edgewater (Colo.)
- Hillkowitz, Philip, 1873-1948
- Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
- Robinson, Louis, 1852-1923
- Sanatoriums -- Colorado
- Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927
- West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)