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
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Handwritten, three page letter from Harry B. Bernstein addressed to Mrs. H. B. Ferguson Pittsburg, Pa. in which Mr. Bernstein discusses Mrs. Ferguson's letter to Montezuma Place. Mr. Bernstein states that Montezuma Place is"not a sanatorium in the strict sense of the word" but rather a "little private affair bought by a Mrs. White on account of her daughters health." Mr. Bernstein also relates that Mrs. White's husband is currently in an insane asylum and it would be impossible for him to...
Dates: 1909 April 21
Overview Typed copy of a letter from Harry B. Bernstein addressed to Mrs. Ferguson in which Mr. Bernstein states that his health has been "steadily going down" over the four month period he has been at the JCRS Sanatorium in Colorado. Mr. Bernstein states that his condition "is not due to any neglect on the part of J.C.R.S." and that "It is hard for a patient here to believe that he is in a charitable institution." Mr. Bernstein believs his stay will terminate about May 1st unless he succeeds in getting...
Dates: 1910 March 24
Overview Handwritten letter from Harry B. Bernstein addressed to Mrs. H. B. Ferguson Pittsburg, PA. in which Bernstein thanks Mrs. Ferguson "for your efforts." Mr. Bernstein states his curent physician, Dr. Craig "is very well known with Dr. Levy" and that he intends to write in Dr. Levy Denver and put his case before him. Mr Bernstein also discusses his current job, which he describes as a "very nice well paying position." He regrets that he will have to forfit this position due to his health in favor...
Dates: 1909 May 9
Overview Hand written letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson to C.D. Spivak. Ferguson introduces Jacob Mallinger as a young man who is sick and in search for better health in Denver. Mrs. Ferguson asks Spivak if he can admit Mallinger as soon as possible.
Dates: 1910 November 22
Overview Typed letter from H.B. Ferguson to C.D. Spivak. Ferguson thanks Spivak for notifying her about Sam Blauweis’ prompt admission to JCRS. She tells Spivak that she appreciates his help very much and she will use this information to benefit JCRS. Ferguson then tells Spivak that she received an interesting letter from Sol Rosenbloom, who brought Blauweis’ case to the attention of Philip Hamburger and Moses Oppenheimer, two local millionaires. Ferguson quotes a large portion of the letter that...
Dates: 1910 June 15
Overview Typed letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson to Dr C.D. Spivak in which Mrs. Ferguson thanks Dr. Spivak for infrorming her of the admission of Mrs. Bertha Jacobs. She states that it is a good idea for the Doctor to inform her anytime someone from Pittsburg is addmited as she can use the letter "as propaganda work when the field man comes." Mrs. Ferguson also states that, in a few weeks, the Hospital should receive a check for $138.78 from funds bequethed by the late Mr. J. Bernstein. Very sincerely...
Dates: 1910 March 6
Overview Typed letter from Mrs. H.B. Feguson to Dr. C.D. Spivak noting that enclosed was a check for $5.00, the membership dues for Mr. A. Tapilowsky, uncle of Mrs. Bertha Jacobs. Mrs. Ferguson informed Mr. Tapilowsky that Mrs. Jacobs had been admitted to JCRS and reminded him to not negelect his dues. Mr. Tapilowsky sent the check for $5.00 along with a letter, which Mrs. Ferguson included in her letter to C.D. Spivak. "Sincerely yours, Mrs. H.B.Ferguson" is typed on the bottom.
Dates: 1910 March 8
Overview Typed letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson to Dr. C. D. Spivak In which Mrs. Ferguson asks for admittance to JCRS for Bertha Jacobs. Mrs. Ferguson does not know Mrs. Jacobs personally but states that Mrs. Jacobs has been waiting in Denver 3 months. Mrs. Jacobs' uncle, Mr. Tapalofsky asked Mrs. Ferguson to write on her behalf of Mrs. Jacobs. Mrs. Ferguson also mentions that Mr Tapalofsky is the executor of the estate of Mr. Jacob Bernstein, who willed $200.00 to J.C.R.S. Letter is signed Mrs. H.B....
Dates: 1910 February 10
Overview Typed letter on Pittsburg House of Shelter stationary from Mrs. H. B. Ferguson addressed to Dr. C.D. Spivak Sec., J.C.R.S., Denver, Colo. in which Mrs Ferguson discusses an enclosed letter from Harry Bernstein, Mrs. Ferguson describes as "self-explanatory." Mrs. Ferguson states thta she has written Mr. Bernstein "quoting from you letter" but that "I cannot impress upon his mother that I have exhausted every resource at my disposal." Mrs. Ferguson suggests that the Sanatorium may possibly need a...
Dates: 1909 May 18
Overview Typed, two page letter on Pittsburg House of Shelter stationary frmo Mrs. H. B. Ferguson addressed to Dr. C.D. Spivak, Sec., J.C.R.S., Denver, Colo. in which Mrs. Ferguson describes in great detail the history and family situation of Mr. Harry B. Bernstein. While Mrs. Ferguson states that "of course I understand that every one's case is special' she nonetheless appeals on behalf of Mr. Bernstein, whos parents have been left virtually penniless durning "last year's panic." Mr. Bernsteins'...
Dates:  April 16