Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Found in 322 Collections and/or Records:
Overview JCRS Application for Admittance filled out in ink for Patient #957 E. Sayetta "[t]o the Executive Committee of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, Denver, Colorado" dated "Nov 9th 1908" [sic]. The application includes patient's name, sex, age, occupation, residential information, medical information, marital status, number and ages of children, and nearest relatives or friends; "Sister Fannie Winsberg 55 Loyal Pl. Chicago Husband +children Louis Sayetta 1675 Elliot St." and the application...
Dates: 1908 November 09
Overview Typed excerpt of a letter that appears to have been written by Charles S. Perelstein of the Chicago Auxillary to JCRS. Perelstein is writing on behalf of one of the Auxillary's members who wanted to inquire about Nathan Levin as Levin was in Denver at the time. The carbon copy indicates that it was signed Charles S. Perelstein.
Dates: 1911 March 19
Overview Typed excerpt of letter from Charles S. Perelstein to JCRS where he writes to remind the recipient that he has written a letter to JCRS ten (10) days prior regarding Nathan Levin but had not received a reply. Levin had replied to a similar letter that Perelstein sent him and Levin writes that he is in "bad shape," waiting for some help from JCRS. Perelstein asks for a reply from JCRS on Levin's case. Carbon copy indicates original letter is signed "Charles S. Perelstein."
Dates: 1911 March 28
Overview Excerpt of letter from Miriam Kalisky to JCRS. She apologizes for sending Jennie Goodman to Denver. She admits that she knew nothing about her condition besides the information that was given to her from physicians in Chicago who said it was Goodman's only salvation to better health.
Dates: 1910 April 19
Overview Application for admission to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Hyman Novack. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Hyman Novack. At the bottom of the page, the section "Recommendation," is left blank. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," which states that the examination took place July 26, 1910 and found Novack to be suffering from incipient pulmonary...
Dates: 1910 July 25-1911 May 2
Overview JCRS application for admittance filled out in ink for Patient #947 I. Diamondstein "[t]o the Executive Committee of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, Denver, Colorado...Received October 22 1908" [sic]. The application includes patient's name, sex, age, occupation, residential information, medical information, marital status [single], Beneficial Societies: "Nieziner Lodge 81 O.K.O.J. B Rabinowitz Sec'y 564 W 13 St. Chicago Ill.," and nearest relatives or friends: "Uncle Harry Diamondstein...
Dates: 1908 October 22
Overview Jewish Aid Society card that reads "West Side Dispensary 1012 Maxwell St. Save this card, always bring it with you." There's a stamp that reads "tuberculosis." Card is signed by Minden, Harry.
Dates: 1911 July 17
Overview JCRS Application filled out by hand in ink for Joseph Klein. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, previous hospital stays and signed by Joseph Klein. At the bottom of the page is a section entitled "Recommendation," which is left blank except for a note in pen on the left side that reads "Has no friends in city total stranger." The back of the form has a section called "Report of Medical Examiner" which...
Dates: 1910 August 2-1910 October 17
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Clara Horwitz informing her that her husband, Isaac Horwitz was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Horwitz’s stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom. The envelope is addressed to Clara in Chicago, Illinois. There are several stamps regarding Clara's incorrect address; therefore, the letter was returned to JCRS.
Dates: 1910 July 5
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