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 Typed, two page letter on Pittsburg House of Shelter letterhead from H.B. Ferguson addressed to Dr. C. D. Spivak, Sec., J.C.R.S., Denver, Colol. in which Mrs. Ferguson discusses Dr. Spivak's previous letter and humorous explination for his delay in answering her previous letters. Mrs. Ferguson expresses her understanding of the difficulties with writing on behalf of someone, stating "I can picture to myself what it must mean to be constantly hounded by a horde of applicants waiting to be...
Dates: 1909 May 11
Overview Handwritten letter in ink from H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, stating that she is amazed by what news she received about the case of Sam Yablonsky. She states that she has seen a written statement from a physician stating that Yablonsky was suffering from tuberculosis. Ferguson is wondering if the Denver air possibly cured Yablonsky and understands that it would be an injustice for him to take a spot at the JCRS Sanatorium if he is not ill. She...
Dates: 1909 July 29
Overview Handwritten letter in ink from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, introducing him to a man named Sam Yablonsky and hoping that Spivak will be able to help him receive help in Denver from the JCRS Sanatorium. Letter is signed in ink "Mrs. H. B. Ferguson."
Dates: 1909 June 14
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink on Pittsburg House of Shelter letterhead from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado states that Mrs. H.B. Ferguson was informed of Mr. Goldenson's death and that she knows everything possible was done to save him. As a personal favor, she requests that C.D. Spivak to please have the body embalmed and shipped to Mr. Goldenson in Pittsburg and guarantees all expenses will be covered. Apologizes for any personal...
Dates: 1909 April 27
Overview Handwritten letter in ink from Miss Negley to Mrs. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylivania, that reads "am sending reply to your letter by way of, you, that you may show just what the Dis Phys. says. Come to see us when you can." Signed in ink "Miss Negley."
Dates: 1909 July 31
Overview Handwritten letter in ink from H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, in regards to Sam Yablonsky. Ferguson is hoping and advocating that Yablonsky can be admitted as soon as possible. Ferguson then goes on to discuss with Spivak the application and admittance policy that the JCRS Sanatorium has. Ferguson understands that is may take awhile for patients to be admitted in that there are not many open vacancies most of the time. Ferguson has advocated for...
Dates: 1909 August 2
Overview Handwritten letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that this letter introduces the bearer as Mr. Jake Finkelstein. Informs that Ferguson does not know Jake personally but she knows his widowed mother, and his mother appealed to the United Jewish Relief Association for help. Informs that Jake Finkelstein will be supported until he can be admitted to the hospital and requests Spivak's help. Letter signed in black ink by Mrs. H.B....
Dates: 1910 July 21
Overview Typed letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado regarding the admission of Mr. Harry Goldenson to the Sanatorium. Mrs. H.B. Ferguson writes that she knows Mr. Goldenson should not have been sent to Denver but begs if there is any possibility to admit Mr. Goldenson is should be taken. Informs that with the admission of his case, she would begin an active campaign of propoganda work for JCRS but she would not begin this campaign while the...
Dates: 1909 January 14
Overview Typed letter on Pittsburg House of Shelter letterhead from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado introduces Mr. H. Goldenson. Mrs. H.B. Ferguson begs for Spivak's kindest consideration in this matter and expresses hope that the Sanatorium will admit Mr. Goldenson with the least possible delay. Letter concludes with Mrs. H.B. Ferguson expressing her gratitude for C.D. Spivak's consideration and is signed Mrs. H.B. Ferguson.
Dates: 1909 January 4
Overview Typed letter on Pittsburg House of Shelter letterhead from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Dr. C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that she regrets that she must send another party to the JCRS Sanatorium from Pittsburg. Mrs. H.B. Ferguson informs that she knows of JCRS's crowded condition and the financial ills but that she could not refuse this particular case. Introduces Mr. H. Goldenson from Pittsburg who suffers from an advanced case of tuberculosis with little hope....
Dates: 1909 January 4