Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Handwritten letter from A. Hornstein to Dr. M. Sahud. Hornstein is requesting that Dr. Sahud send her a prescription to save her life. She begins to explain her symptoms by stating that her feet are swollen to her ankles, she cannot eat, she has an occasional fever, cold feet and nose, and can only walk little by little. She continues to say that she wants to be saved and that if she had money she would come home. She finishes the letter by saying that she thinks she is dying and that any...
Dates: 1910 September
Overview Typed letter from A. Litzer to N. Mosessohn. Litzer informs Mosessohn that after examining Mr. Nagler he found that Nagler is suffering from tuberculosis. Litzer explains that he came to that conclusion through several tests that he administered such as the microscopical test and clinical tests. He also states that Nagler exhibited abnormal sounds, temperature, dullness of the lungs, and emaciation. Litzer concludes the letter by stating that Mosessohn should facilitate Nagler’s admission to...
Dates: 1908 October 8
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. E. Friedman. Spivak asks Friedman to send him a report of Housman's condition after Friedman examined him.
Dates: 1910 November 21
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak asks Schwatt to admit Nathan Cohen as an emergency case and to discharge him as soon as his symptoms are over. Spivak tells Schwatt that E. Friedman wrote a note saying Cohen had been bleeding for the last few days. Mr. Shapiro has also seen the patient and claims that Cohen is in bad condition and should be admitted as an emergency case. Spivak includes a postscript asking Schwatt to kindly send his application with the slip from Friedman.
Dates: 1911 February 9
Overview Copy of a prescription note from Dr. Emanuel Friedman to C.D. Spivak. Friedman informs Spivak that Elias Kantor is suffering from hemoptysis and is living in a tent. Kantor's brother was taking care of him, but he was also inflicted with tuberculosis. Friedman asks Spivak if Kantor can be admitted to the sanatorium as an emergency case.
Dates: 1911 January 2
Overview Letter from Dr. M. Sahud to C.D. Spivak. Sahud begins the letter by telling Spivak that the enclosed letter will help Spivak understand why he is writing to him. He also tells Spivak that he is sending a blank prescription note with his signature. He asks Spivak to fill out the note and give it Anna Hornstein. He tells Spivak that they should satisfy Hornstein’s request because this may be the last wish from the woman. He signs the letter, “M. Sahud” at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 September 29
Overview Handwritten letter from Dr. P. Hillkowitz to C.D. Spivak. Hillkowitz informs Spivak that he does not think Yudelowitz has tuberculosis because there was no t.b. found in his sputum sample. Hillkowitz thinks Yudelowitz may be suffering from bronchitis and tells Spivak to get into contact with Yudelowitz at the sanatorium.
Overview Handwritten note from Dr. Robert L. Charles to C.D. Spivak recommending that Robertz is admitted into the sanatorium as soon as possible.
Dates: 1910 April
Overview Note from Washington Park Pharmacy and initialed with C.D. Spivak’s initials.
Dates: 1910 September 23
Overview Handwritten note from a physician at the St. Francis Hospital in New Jersey. The note is written on prescription paper and states that Mr. Bolen has been in the hospital for several weeks, suffering from tuberculosis. He asks if JCRS can help his family.