Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.)
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Pink slip of paper with Mrs. E. Mansfield's address written on the verso with a list of two items that she requests returned to her. The items include citizenship papers and an English-Jewish dictionary. The recto side of the paper is a donation form from the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society in Denver, Colorado. The form is blank.
Overview 2 pages typed letter with Spring Valley Wine Co. letterhead from Aaron Shapiro to Dr. Spivak, explaining to him that the Jewish Benevolent Society requested Tillie Gleaner to be admitted at the sanatorium. He says her husband came crying to his office saying she was very sick and wandering the streets of Denver. Letter is signed by A. Shapiro.
Overview Handwritten letter in ink from A. Shapiro in Los Angeles, California, to the JCRS in Denver, Colorado, that states Isidor Berkowitz is very ill and is requesting that they admit him into the JCRS Sanatorium. Shapiro would like to know when Berkowitz has been admitted. Letter is signed in ink "A. Shapiro, National Director of Denver Co".
Overview Handwritten letter from A.A. Kantor to C.D. Spivak regarding the transportation of his son, Harry Kantor from JCRS in Denver, Colorado. He says that other people recommended that Harry should get treatment in Los Angeles, California rather than sending him back New York. Mr. Kantor explains that he has witnessed other young children dying from tuberculosis when they return to New York which is why he does not necessarily want to send Harry back to the east coast. He asks Spivak for his opinion...
Overview Typed letter from Dr. C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Anna Myers, Field Secretary for JCRS in Los Angeles, California, writing to inform her that JCRS has invited Hyman Keller, a resident of San Francisco, CA, to attend the Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned, as it is a carbon copy of the original, but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak. He addressed the letter as "To whom it may concern" and mentioned that Dave Yudelowitz was a patient at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives three years ago. Spivak continues to say that Yudelowitz has been suffering from asthma and cannot stand the cold climate in the Rocky Mountains. Spivak finishes the letter by mentioning that Yudelowitz was advised by his attending physicians to go to a warmer climate, like Los Angeles.
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Anna Berkowitz in Los Angeles, California, stating that her husband, Isidor Berkowitz, has been accepted to admit into the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Spivak to Aaron Shapiro, saying Tillie Gleaner was a very sick woman, so they had to let her go. "She probably wanted to die near her folks." Letter is unsigned but "CDS" is typed at the bottom.
Overview 2 pages typed letter from Dr. Spivak to A. Shapiro, stating the national directors should contact him first before sending patients to Denver, because the sanatorium is always crowded and patients should wait for their turn. Letter is unsigned but "CDS" is typed at the bottom.
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to A. Shapiro in Los Angeles, California, stating the Sanatorium currently does not have any vacant spots to admit new patients. Shapiro wrote for Isidor Berkowitz, trying to get him admitted. Spivak wrote that if Berkowtiz had sufficient funds to pay for room and board, $6-$7 per week, while waiting to be admitted. Spivak states they are excited to please their "Good friends" in Los Angeles, and will admit Berkowitz as soon as possible. Once...