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Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Denver (Colo.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Billen's Application for Admission to JCRS, 1909 December 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00001
Overview Application form of Abe Billen for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He was age 26 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 4 months upon arrival to Denver, Colorado. He was single. He also worked as a presser. The verso of the application states he was admitted on January 26, 1910 and was discharged on May 13, 1910.

Abe Billen's Application for Admission to JCRS, 1910 July 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00019
Overview Application form of Abe Billen for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He was age 26 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 eleven months upon arrival to Denver, Colorado. He was single. He also worked as a presser. The verso of the application states he applied on July 12, 1910.

Bill from S.S. Garson to C.D. Spivak, 1910 January 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00010
Overview Bill from S.S. Garson to C.D. Spivak. Garson requests $5.50 to cover Billen's rent for one week.

Excerpt of Letter from H. Masliansky to C.D. Spivak, 1911 April 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00026
Overview Excerpt of a letter from H. Masliansky to C.D. Spivak. Masliansky states in the letter that there are reports concerning JCRS. One being a young resident from Denver by the name Goodstein shared some gruesome facts about the sanatorium to Masliansky and other people. Masliansky also complains about ex-patient Abe Billen and says that he has been visiting all of the societies and lodges with heartrending stories. Masliansky makes a point that the woman’s stories from Denver and Billen’s stories...

Letter from A. Billen to C.D. Spivak, 1910 May 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00017
Overview Handwritten letter from Abe Billen to C.D. Spivak. Billen wrote to Spivak to explain why he was discharged by Dr. Levin. Billen explains that two weeks ago he was sick in bed with a fever and stomach troubles. When the doctor made his rounds in the morning around the sanatorium Billen complained about his sickness and the doctor wrote the comments down in his book, but did not provide him with any medicine. Billen tells Spivak that in the evening he had to walk to the office himself, with a 104...

Letter from C.D. Spivak, 1910 December 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00023
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak. Spivak informs the recipients of the letter that Abe Billen was a patient at JCRS from January 26th, 1910 to May 30th, 1910.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Billen, 1910 January 25

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00005
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Abe Billen regarding his admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak is pleased to inform Billen 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. Billen must present the letter to the superintendent of JCRS within two days and between the hours of 9 A.M. to 4 P.M., except on Saturdays and Sundays. He also writes a postscript...

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Masliansky, 1910 January 25

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00006
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Masliansky informing him that Abe Billen and Louis Teplitzky were both invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1911 September 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00027
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak enclosed a letter from Dr. Rosenberg who is requesting the clinical history of Abe Billen. Spivak asks Schwatt if he can supply the information the doctor is looking for and return it to Spivak’s office as soon as he can.

Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt, 1910 December 28

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0036.00022
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak asks Schwatt if he kind find some employment for Abe Billen because he is penniless and anxious to get a job.