Progressive Order of the West
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Handwritten letter from A.S. Greenstein of the Progressive Order of the West, Houston Lodge #141 to C.D. Spivak. As instructed by the Houston Lodge #141 P.O.W., Greenstein introduces Miss Rosa Gordon as a young lady of the Houston, Texas community. Greenstein informs Spivak that Gordon is on her way to Denver to benefit her health. Greenstein also explains that Gordon’s family contains important members and officials of his lodge and other Jewish lodges in Houston. He asks Spivak to take...
Dates: 1910 June 20
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Schwartzberg regarding the death of David Rubin. Spivak advises Schwartzberg to make sure members of the Progressive Order of the West should be checked by a doctor first before sending them to Colorado, just in case they cannot handle the climate change. He mentions that they both tried their best to prolong Rubin's life, but even experts make mistakes sometimes. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 March 29
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to S. Schwartzberg acknowledging he received the check for $19.45 from the King David Lodge. Spivak is happy to hear from Schwartzberg and appreciates the fact that Schwartzberg is thinking about JCRS and the work that they do. Spivak signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 July 7
Overview Telegraph from S. Schwartzberg to C.D. Spivak telling him to bury Rubin in Denver, Colorado. Schwartzberg guarantees he will pay $25.00 for the expenses of the burial. The telegraph is signed "Grand Master" on the bottom.
Dates: 1910 March