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Tuberculosis -- Patients

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Box 361 (plaque, Isaac Victor Articles), 1920, 1948

 File — Box B002.13.0361: Series B002.13 [Barcode: U186023244518]
Identifier: B002.13.0361
Scope and Contents

Contains wood plaque with newspaper articles about Isadore (Isaac) Jacobs who was accused of killing a nurse in 1920 and certificate "In Memory of Dr. Philip Hillkowitz" by the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, May 12, 1948.

Dates: 1920, 1948

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

Letter from A. Polinsky to P. Hillkowitz, 1912 February 27

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0141.00010
Abstract Handwritten letter from Abraham Polinsky to P. Hillkowitz. Polinsky begins the letter by thanking Hillkowitz for the trouble he had taken to respond to his letters. He also acknowledges that JCRS has been very kind to refer his case to a counselor. Polinsky asks Hillkowitz to not blame him for his actions because it had already been five years since the case has been in Cohen’s hands and he is a poor man that cannot send any more money for litigation expenses. Polinsky also tells Hillkowitz...
Dates: 1912 February 27

Letter from A. S. Schomer to P. Hillkowitz, 1910 October 17

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0042.00017

Typed letter from Abraham S. Schomer, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Temple Court, 29 Beekman Street, New York, to Dr. Phillip Hillkowitz, 1427 Stout Street, Denver, Col., in which he asks them to extend Sophie Lieberman's stay in the sanatorium for two more months, since her husband is still unemployed. Letter is signed by Abraham S. Schomer.

Dates: 1910 October 17

Letter from C.D. Spivak to E. Gonda, 1910 May 14

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0106.00008

Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. E. Gonda responding to her about her inquiry regarding her husband's health. He first mentions that the letter she addressed to P. Hillkowitz was referred to him instead. He then mentions that Louis Gonda is doing fairly well, but spends most of his time in bed. He trusts that Louis Gonda's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for him and signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.

Dates: 1910 May 14

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Cohen, 1912 July 29

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0141.00012
Abstract Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Cohen. Spivak explains that he was going over applications and found that the documents in connection with Philip Polinsky are not on file. Spivak tells Cohen that it seems like Cohen has quite a number of letters in connection with the Polinsky case - which Cohen used to obtain his insurance. Spivak asks Cohen to be kind enough to look into the matter and let JCRS know whether he has any documents in his possession. Spivak tells Cohen that if he does have...
Dates: 1912 July 29

Letter from C.D. Spivak to I. Greenberg, 1908 January 16

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0150.00007

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Ignatz Greenberg. Spivak instructs Greenberg to call Dr. Philip Hillkowitz’s office between the hours of 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM or 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM for an examination.

Dates: 1908 January 16

Letter from C.D. Spivak to N.P. Levin, 1910 April 19

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0119.00013

Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N.P. Levin. Spivak informs Levin that Dave Yudelowitz was a patient at JCRS some time ago, but Dr. Hillkowitz could not find any signs of tuberculosis in Yudelowitz's sputum. He tells Levin that Yudelowitz is now very sick and Dr. M.J. Krohn exmained him recently and found that Yudelowitz suffers from both asthma and tuberculosis. Spivak asks Levin to give Yudelowitz the benefit of the doubt and admit him as an emergency case.

Dates: 1910 April 19

Letter from C.D. Spivak to P. Hillkowitz, 1910 July 21

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0149.00007
Abstract Letter from C.D. Spivak to P. Hillkowitz. Spivak asks Hillkowitz if he remembers the examination he made regarding Mrs. Leitman’s condition. Spivak tells Hillkowitz that Leitman called his office and told him that she is penniless and her husband has no money for her to travel back to New York. Leitman also stated that Dr. Robinson in New York examined her sputum and confirmed she was suffering from tuberculosis. Spivak tells Hillkowitz that Leitman comes from Masliansky’s office and is...
Dates: 1910 July 21

Letter from C.D. Spivak to P. Hillkowitz, 1910 May 3

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0132.00003

Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to P. Hillkowitz. Spivak informs Hillkowitz that he wrote to Louis Metowsky and instructed him to call his office for further examination. He tells Hillkowitz that Metowsky’s application states that E. Friedman provided a notation that stated he did not find Metowsky suffering from tuberculosis.

Dates: 1910 May 3