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Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: CoDU: Use for both NJH (located in Denver) and JCRS (headquartered in Denver, located in Jefferson County)--6/5/2023 adr

Found in 1538 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives' Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Collection

Identifier: B307

Dr. Jeanne Abrams of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society of the Center for Judaic Studies collected materials of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society separate from the JCRS Records. Collection contains a draft of "The Origins of Denver's JCRS" by Dr. Charles Spivak, newspaper articles, issues of patients' magazine Hatikvah, contribution forms, "Thirty Years of Saving Lives" history of JCRS sanitorium, JCRS programs and pamphlets and, books related JCRS from 1900 through 1982.

Dates: 1900-1982

Benjamin Wigatow's Application for Admission to JCRS, 1911 September 25

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0158.00003
Abstract Application form of Banjamin Wigatow for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He was age 21 at the time of the application. He was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1906. He lived in New York City when he contracted tuberculosis. He had been sick for five months upon his arrival to Denver, Colorado. His occupation states he worked as a cigar maker. The verso of the application states he was admitted on November 2, 1911 and was discharged on...
Dates: 1911 September 25

Bill from the Golden Hill Cemetery, 1912 February 26

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0151.00020

Receipt from Golden Hill Cemetery detailing the cost of Henry Schnoor's burial. Items charged on the bill include a hearse, grave, digging, coffin, Bal Misaskim, and Tachrichem. The total of the bill comes to $31.50. The block and grave numbers are listed on the receipt as well.

Dates: 1912 February 26

Bill from Wexler's Private Boarding House, 1911 September 6

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0151.00012

Bill from M. Wexler for Henry Schnoor’s boarding from September 1, 1911 to September 6, 1911 at a rate of $5.50 per week. The total amount comes to $4.19 including one dinner.

Dates: 1911 September 6

Box 1, 1992

 File — Box B459.01.0001: Series B459.01; Series B459.02; Series B459.03 [Barcode: U186023306548]
Identifier: B459.01.0001

box contains one [1] file folder from the publications series, which holds a Book Peddler article authored by Jeanne Abrams entitled "The Magic Mountain of the West".

Dates: 1992

Box 2, 1908-2016

 File — Box B116.01.0002: Series B116.01; Series B116.02; Series B116.03 [Barcode: U186020745921]
Identifier: B116.02.0002
Abstract This is an intentional collection that contains various records that were donated to the Beck Archives. The collection contains (1) handwritten letter with envelope from Sigmund Freud and (10) Religious Books- ''The Birth of a Hospital'' -''Jewish Acheivement''- ''My Travels Through Central America''- ''The Dangerous Age of Challenge'' ( Boutcher)- ''Fragile Advocate'' (George Louis Creamer) - ''Book of Poetry'' (Rude) - ''Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soliders and Sailors'' (2 copies) -...
Dates: 1908-2016

Box 311: Sanatoriums/Annual Reports (Boundwith Copies), 1905 - 1911

 File — Box B002.05.01.0311: Series B002.05 [Barcode: U186020740858]
Identifier: B002.05.01.0311

Boundwith including volumes 1-5, 1905-11, of The Sanatorium.

Dates: 1905 - 1911

Box 387: Sanatoriums/Annual Reports (Loose Copies), 1905 - 1928

 File — Box B002.05.01.0387: Series B002.05 [Barcode: U186023298923]
Identifier: B002.05.01.0387

This box contains loose copies of "The Sanatorium" -- official organ of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Dates range from 1905 - 1928.

Dates: 1905 - 1928

Box 389, 1930-1964

 File — Box B002.01.0389: Series B002.01 [Barcode: U186023282891]
Identifier: B002.01.0389
Scope and Contents

Box contains a Visitors' Register book from JCRS beginning in January 1930 and ending in March 1964.

Dates: 1930-1964

Charles Miller Papers

Identifier: B330

Charles Miller was secretary of the Jewish Consumptives Relief Society (JCRS). The Jewish Consumptives Relief Society Collection opened in 1904 (in now Lakewood, Colorado) as a sanatorium for tuberculosis sufferers. It operated until 1954 when it changed its focus to cancer research and became the American Medical Center. contains programs, photos, and scrapbooks related to Charles Miller from circa 1920 through 1958.

Dates: circa 1920-1957