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Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records

Identifier: B002
Abstract The Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society was known as the JCRS and was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1904 as a non-sectarian sanatorium to treat tuberculosis (TB) patients, free of charge, in all stages of the disease. The society was one of the leading tuberculosis sanatoria in the country at the turn of the century founded by a group of immigrant Eastern European Jewish men, many of whom were themselves victims of TB. Headed by Dr. Charles Spivak as Secretary (1904-1927) and by Dr....
Dates: 1897-1989; Majority of material found within 1904-1973

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  • Names: Hillkowitz, Philip, 1873-1948 X
  • Names: Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927 X
  • Subject: Jewish hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver X