Doctor, Rabbi, Reverend, and National Director of the Jewish Consumptives Relief Society in Montreal, Canada.
CitationFound in: B002.01.0100.0114.00004.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Abramowitz. Spivak explains that he has not written to Abramowitz because the office has been closed for the holiday. Spivak then tells Abramowitz that he consulted JCRS’ superintendent, who understands Leibovitch’s case thoroughly, and he said that Leibovitch is not in a good condition. Spivak says Leibovitch is also a “wild erratic disposition” who does not take care of himself outside of the sanatorium. Spivak believes Leibovitch will benefit from a lower...
Dates: 1909 April 19
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Abramowitz. Spivak tells Abramowitz that Spivak conducted an interview with Leibovitch and had a lengthy discussion with J.B. Fish about Leibovitch’s health. He came to the conclusion to keep Mr. Leibovitch for another month or two.
Dates: 1909 May 7
Overview Handwritten letter from H. Abramowitz to C.D. Spivak. Abramowitz tells Spivak that the mother of Mr. Leibovitch went to him in distress because she received a letter from Spivak that said her son would be discharged on April 15th. Abramowitz asks Spivak if JCRS can keep Leibovitch a little longer because she will need to find $45.00 for a rail-road ticket for her son. He also explains that the community is very poor and cannot help Leibovitch. Abramowitz also encourages Spivak to tell...
Dates: 1909 April 2
Overview Handwritten letter from H. Abramowitz to C.D. Spivak. Abramowitz tells Spivak that he is skeptical about Leibovitch returning home since he is not fully cured. Abramowtiz says that Leibovitch’s community is very poor and they live in unsanitary conditions. Abramowitz states that Leibovitch’s family also recently lost their daughter from tuberculosis because they could not provide her with care. He explains that there is not a sanatorium near the community and Leibovitch will have to travel far...
Dates: 1909 April 23