Schwatt, Herman, 1878-1935
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) physician and director. Second husband of May Arno Charsky, who was the sister of Jennie Charsky Spivak and sister-in-law of Dr. Charles Spivak. Was born in Mitau, Latvia on Oct. 18, 1878; came to JCRS in 1910 as Superintendent of the JCRS Sanatorium. (See Sanatorium, v.4, numbers 4 & 5 (July-Oct. 1910)). Died in 1935.
Found in 591 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Conference of the New York Advisory Board of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) was held at the William Fox Film Corporation Building. Attendees of the Conference are pictured lower row, left to right: Naomi Schulman, Miss Celia Schulman, Sol. Cohen, Chas. Biberman, Jacob Sperber, Oscar Abel, L. J. Lippmann, Chairman, R. Sadowsky, I. Gilman, Jos. Steiner, H. Lazarus, M. Holman, Louis Baskind, Jos. Hattenbach. Upper Row, Left to Right: Henry Rosen, Louis Bloch, Dr. H. Schwatt,...
Dates: 1923 March 11
Overview Copy of an affidavit from Dr. Schwatt. The affidavit certifies that upon examining Mr. Sass when he arrived to the sanatorium Schwatt did not find him right in his mind, judging from answers he provided about his health and general history. Schwatt states that their records cannot be relied on and agrees with the assistant secretary of JCRS, Mr. Yarros that Sass was not in his right mind when he made his application. Schwatt says that Sass was delirious upon his admission and died in that...
Dates: 1911 February 15
Overview Copy of letter from Dr. Spivak to H. Schwatt, in which he asks him to admit Julius Weinstein.
Overview Copy of letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Herman Schwatt, in which he introduces him to Rev. D. Marx from San Antonio. He asks him to admit Arthur Blair as an emergency case. Letter is signed by C.D. Spivak.
Overview Copy of letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Helen Cotton in Denver, Colorado informs that the father of Esther Zeretzky pays the expenses of her board and that he sends the money to Dr. H. Schwatt, the superintendent of the JCRS Sanatorium in Edgewater, Colorado. Spivak requests that Cotton "refer this bill to the said Superintendent." Letter is not signed but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 24
Overview Copy of a letter sent from Dave Kirstein to Dr. H. Schwatt. Kirstein is letting Schwatt know that he arrived home safely. He tells Schwatt that he is feeling very good at the present time. He also informs Schwatt that the weather is very hot in Alabama, but the nights are a little cooler. He also tells him that he found his family all doing well. He hopes Schwatt is feeling good and hopes to hear from him soon. The letter is signed, "Yours truly, (Dave Kirstein)" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 September 1
Overview Copy of letter from G.A. Kass and wife in Richmond, Virginia to Dr. H. Schwatt in Denver, Colorado informs that Kass's son, Eugene, is an inmate of the JCRS Sanatorium and his son has on several occasions written to say how kind Dr. H. Schwatt has been. G.A. Kass writes to express his most sincere thanks, as his son is everything to his family and friends. Informs that his wife, Eugene's mother, has been sick in the hospital with Typhoid fever and soon after Eugene took sick. Kass writes that...
Dates: 1910 September 5
Overview Copy of letter from Herman Schwatt to Dr. Spivak, to inform Mas Raskin is in good condition having gained considerably in weight and should be discharged June 1, 1911.
Dates: 1911 April 14
Overview Copy of a typed letter from H. Schwatt in Edgewater, Colorado to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that Schwatt requests Spivak advise the Admission and Dismission Committee that the following patients, who are due to be dishcarged May 1, 1911, are recommended for an extension: Miss Winograd, Mrs. Zaretzky [Rose Zeretzky], Mr. Blauweiss [Sam Blauweis], Mr. Rosner, Mr. Hurwitz. Copy of letter is not signed but at the bottom "(signed) H. Schwatt, Superintendent" is typed.
Dates: 1911 April 17
Overview Copy of letter from Dr. Schwatt to Dr. Spivak, saying that Mr. Wang states he loaned $2 dollars to David Steinberg before he passed away, and that he wants his money back. Bellow it the answer from Dr. Spivak on October 18, 1911, asking if Mr. Wang has any proof that he loaned the money.
Dates: 1911 October 11