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Overview Henry J. Schwartz was born in Russia and came to New York with his parents. He settled in Denver in 1895 and married Mollie K. Kohn in 1898. Henry Schwartz was an original member of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society board of directors and served as president and vice president of the JCRS. He was also a member of the Town Club. Much of the scrapbook has clipplings on the JCRS, but also on politics, Temple Emanuel, and obituaries for Dr. Philip Hillkowitz.
Overview 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. Philip...
Dates: 1897-1989; Majority of material found within 1904-1973
Overview Collection contains the charter for the Order Sons of Zion Denver Chapter Subordinate Camp No. 32 established on March 10, 1911. The Order Sons of Zion was a Jewish Fraternal Organization based in New York City. The charter is a print done in back ink and blue. Image of an Angel over crowded streets and buildings pointing over an ocean toward Jerusalem and the Citadel of David, with a village and farmers below.
Dates: 1911 March 10
- Names: Hillkowitz, Philip, 1873-1948 X
- Denver (Colo.) 2
- Jewish hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver 2
- Charters and articles of incorporation 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Europe, Eastern -- Emigration and immigration 1
- Fraternal organizations 1
- Hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Jews -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Politics and government 1
- Sanatoriums -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Synagogues -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Tuberculosis -- Patients 1
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 1
- Zionism 1 ∧ less