Tuberculosis -- Patients
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B002.13.0361: Series B002.13 [U186023244518]
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
Overview Copy of letter from Dr. William Hollkowitz to Dr. Philip Hillkowitz inquiring whether it would be within policy to admit Mr. Louis Berstein. He is too advanced to be admitted to the national sanatorium. He is also a fugitive who swindled money from foreigners. He is also wondering if Dr. Bogen of The United Jewish Charities of Cincinnati has written about the case.
Dates: 1910 August 24
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 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
Overview 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
Overview Handwritten letter from A.D. Achtenberg to P. Hillkowitz. Achtenberg introduces Jacob Housman and tells him that Housman has tuberculosis. Achtenberg tells Hillkowitz that it is the desire of the director of St. Joseph Hospital that Housman receives the best treatment from JCRS in Denver. Achtenberg tells Hillkowtiz that they will see it as a personal favor if Hillkowitz gave Housman’s case his attention for admission.
Dates: 1910 November 3
Overview Typed letter from Boris Bogen, Superintendent of the United Jewish Charities of Cincinnati, to Dr. Philip Hillkowitz asking him for his assistance in the case of Louis Bernstein, a fugitive with tuberculosis assisted by charities in Cincinnati, who refuses treatment and expects to find treatment in Denver. Jewish Charities published a story about Louis Bernstein, and now, Bernstein expects to receive treatment in Denver. Bogen is hoepful he will find admission to the hospital. Letter is signed...
Dates: 1910 August 26
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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