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Sanatoriums -- Colorado -- Denver

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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. Philip...
Dates: 1897-1989; Majority of material found within 1904-1973

Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Wildauer, 1910 May 20

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0118.00018
Abstract Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Wildauer informing him that Ike Clein was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak wants Wildauer to know that JCRS is doing everything they can to help suffering members of the Atlanta, Georgia community. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 20

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J. Bernstein, 1911 April 12

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0029.00011
Abstract Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to J. Bernstein regarding his admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak is pleased to inform Bernstein that the Admission and Dismission Committee of the JCRS extends an invitation to come to the sanatorium. Spivak also provides instructions when accepting the offer. Bernstein must present the letter to the superintendent of JCRS within two days and between the hours of 2 P.M. to 4 P.M., except on Saturdays and Sundays. He also writes a...
Dates: 1911 April 12

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J.L. Lane, 1911 August 8

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00010
Abstract Letter from C.D. Spivak to Joseph L. Lane. Spivak tells Lane that JCRS would be happy to accommodate Mrs. Schwartz as a patient. Spivak tells Lane that the wait list is long due to limited capacity so JCRS has made a rule to not accept any patient living outside of Denver. Spivak instructs Lane to send Schwartz to Denver sooner than later. Spivak also tells Lane that Mrs. Schwartz may need to wait several weeks before being admitted to JCRS so be sure to supply Schwartz with enough means to...
Dates: 1911 August 8

Letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Slatt, 1911 April 8

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0029.00010
Abstract Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. M. Slatt. Spivak asks Slatt to accept Bernstein as a patient at Sunlight Home sanatorium. Spivak instructs Slatt to send the bill to him.
Dates: 1911 April 8

Letter from J. Ceefe to S. Wolf, 1911 June 15

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00003
Abstract Letter from J. Ceefe to Simon Wolf from the Department of Commerce and Labor. Ceefe explains that Rosche Schwartz is a public charge on the Anti-Tuberculosis League in Seattle and the Commissioner of Immigration in Seattle has been communicating with the Inspector in Charge in Denver regarding the transfer of Schwartz to JCRS. The travel expenses will have to be paid by the Jewish Association at Seattle, or Schwartz’s son in Denver.
Dates: 1911 June 15

Letter from S. Wolf to C.D. Spivak, 1911 August 12

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00013
Abstract Letter from S. Wolf to C.D. Spivak. Wolf asks Spivak why he cannot admit Schwartz immediately. Wolf tells Spivak that Schwartz has been a public charge for two months and is at risk of deportation. Wolf continues to say that the department has only allowed her to say because she is old and her children live in the United States. Wolf also tells Spivak that all expenses for Schwartz’s travel will have to come from the Jewish Association in Seattle, or by the woman’s son. Wolf asks Spivak to try...
Dates: 1911 August 12