Ferguson, H. B., Mrs.
Secretary to the Pittsburg House of Shelter concerned with JCRS patient #975 Bennie Weinstein.
CitationFound in B002.01.0100.0106.00009
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Overview Typed exerpt of a letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson. It is in reference to the concerns of admission of patients. Ferguson discusses how difficult it must be when applicants show up in Denver and have no money, expecting to be immediately admitted into the JCRS Sanatorium. Then goes on to discuss the case of Sam Yablonsky. Ferguson says that he should not be in the institution for too long and that he may be able to get a little work in before being admitted. Ferguson says she can send him $25.00,...
Dates: 1909 June 18
Overview Application for admission to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Harry B. Bernstein. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, and nearest relatives. Form is signed "Harry B. Bernstein." Nearest relative is listed as "Parents Marie + Abr. Bernstein - 1800 Wylie Ave - Pitts Pa." In the Recommendation section at the bottom of the page there is a note that reads "Letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson + B. Horvitz" The section "Report of...
Dates: 1909 November 22
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak addressed to Mrs. H.B. ferguson, Sec't., Pittsburg House of Shelter, 1115 Bluff Str., Pittsburg, Pa. stating that "it will be impossible for us to employ Mr. Bernstein in our office." Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed on the bottom edge.
Dates: 1909 May 29
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H.B. Ferguson. Spivak tells Ferguson that he will try his best to have the Admission and Dismission Committee admit Mallinger before his turn. Spivak reminds Ferguson that the conditions at JCRS make it impossible to admit him immediately. Spivak hopes Mallinger will not have to wait long.
Dates: 1910 November 30
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H.B. Ferguson. Spivak admits that he should have replied to her letter with more detail about the dark and bright sides of work that JCRS performs, but he has had a lot of pressure from business matters lately. Spivak then transitions the letter to state that Mr. Blauweis’ application was received and that he will be admitted to the sanatorium within a few days. Although the sanatorium has increased their capacity from 90 to 110 patients, Spivak tells Ferguson...
Dates: 1910 June 8
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H.B. Ferguson. Spivak tells Ferguson that he found the enclosed letters that Ferguson sent regarding Sam Blauweis very interesting. Spivak then informs Ferguson that Blauweis was invited to the sanatorium yesterday and he hopes that his stay will be profitable to his health. Spivak transitions the letter to state that he does not know when the field secretary will be in Pittsburg because JCRS plans to make some changes in the selection of their solicitors....
Dates: 1910 June 9
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that states Mr. Harry B. Bernstein has been invited to the Sanatorium of the J.C.R.S. Letter is unsigned, but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 November 30
Overview Typed 2 page letter from C.D. Spivak addressed to Mr [sic] H. B. Ferguson, Sec'y., Pittsburg House of Shelter, 1115 Bluff Str., Pittsburg, Pa. In the letter, Spivak discusses how he regrettably left and forgot about two unread letters from Mrs. Ferguson in his overcoat pocket. Spivak also discusses how "admitting Mr. bernstein to the sanatorium of the J.C.R.S. on the day of his arrival in Denver, is absolutely out of the question." Spivak states that "all applicants, of whom at the present...
Dates: 1909 May 7
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak addressed to Mrs. H.B. Ferguson, Nat'l Director, Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1115 Bluff Street, Pittsburg, Pa. informing Mrs. Ferguson that it is impossible to admit Mrs. Bertha Jacobs at the moment as "women patients do not leave the Sanatorium during the winter months." Spivak does hope, however, to admit Mrs. Jacobs in the next few months. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 February 18
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, stating that he has written to Mr. Sam Yablonsky on his termination at the JCRS Sanatorium and the reasons why. Spivak goes on to discuss that this month [August] is going to be very busy and are expecting to dedicate the New York Ladies Pavilion and Mr. Masliansky as manager of the New York JCRS. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1909 August 4