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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 1508 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Emanuel Friedman Papers

Identifier: B288
Abstract Dr. Emanuel Friedman came to Colorado in the late 19th century when he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He graduated from Denver's Gross Medical College in 1904. After recovering his health, he opened his office on West Colfax Avenue in the immigrant Jewish community and became one of Denver's first pediatricians. He also served on the medical staff at National Jewish Hospital (NJH) and the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The collection consists of copies of photographs of...
Dates: 1900-1975

Dressed for the Occasion: The Story of Alvin Ehrlich, 2009

Identifier: B354.01.0005.00015

Art book with beige textured fabric softcover, cream-colored pages and black type; written, designed and created by Melissa Dagley a student in Martin Mendelsberg's Visual Sequencing class at Rocky Mountain School of Art and Design. Inspired by the file of Alvin Ehrlich, a tuberculosis patient at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, #11336.

Dates: 2009

Eleventh Annual Report of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives: Medical Supplement, 1911

Identifier: B005.05.0258.0008.00001
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes annual reports, correspondence, limited patient records, meeting minutes, financial statements, reports, scrapbooks, photographs, sound discs, and objects from 1899 to 2009. The items reveal patient demographics and characteristics as well as detailed information regarding the early treatment of tuberculosis.

Dates: 1911

Entrance to JCRS Hospital, circa 1950

Identifier: B002.04.0216.0001.00002

The entrance gates to the JCRS boasts an elevation of 5450, just over a mile high.

Dates: circa 1950

Excerpt from H. Masliansky's Letter, 1911 September 28

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0152.00002

Excerpt of a letter from H. Masliansky that C.D. Spivak made note of. The excerpt explains that David Gordon should be the next patient admitted to the sanatorium. It also states that Gordon was from Port Chester, New York and Gordon claims he filed his application in Denver months ago.

Dates: 1911 September 28

Excerpt from H. Masliansky's Letter, 1911 October 4

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0152.00004

Excerpt of a letter from H. Masliansky that C.D. Spivak made note of. Masliansky stated that he would like Gordon admitted at once because the Port Chester community that Gordon is from promised to reciprocate their kindness.

Dates: 1911 October 4

Excerpt of letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1914 July 7

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00032

Excerpt of H. Schwatt’s letter written to C.D. Spivak. Schwatt tells Spivak that he wrote to him about a number of patients who are regarded as old-timers and repeaters at the sanatorium. Schwatt told Spivak that Rosche Schwartz was one of the names, but Spivak has not yet set a definite time to discharge her; therefore, Schwatt is asking Spivak to make arrangements to do so. Schwatt tells Spivak that the only patient who does not need arrangements is Samuel Morris because he passed away.

Dates: 1914 July 7

Excerpt of letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1915 February 16

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00041

Excerpt of a letter from Dr. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. The excerpt states, “Rose Schwartz: Have taken this case up with you a number of times.”

Dates: 1915 February 16

Excerpt of letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1915 October 28

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0146.00042

Excerpt of a letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak. Schwatt asks Spivak to look up all correspondence about Mrs. Schwartz's case during the past few years.

Dates: 1915 October 28

Excerpts from Oral History Interview with Ben and Bess Glass (for Slide Show), 1978 October

Identifier: B098.01.0003.00049
Abstract "Ben and Bessie Glass, a couple who met while young patients of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) in the 1930s, recount their memories of living at the institution while recovering from tuberculosis. They discuss the somewhat unsuccessful attempts of the staff to segregate the younger boys and girls who were patients there. They also describe the institution's efforts to provide rehabilitation in all aspects of the patients' lives, for example by providing the opportunity to...
Dates: 1978 October