Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Typed letter from A. Cahan to C.D. Spivak regarding the admission of Harry Kantor as a patient to JCRS. He begins the letter by introducing Harry's father, Abraham Kantor who was a business manager for the "Forward" and a publisher of the "Volkszeitung". He explains that Harry's father is unable to support him in Denver, but the young boy needs to be taken care of for a few months until he can work for himself. Cahan emphasizes that Harry is an intelligent man and will be able to find work in...
Dates: 1910 March 25
Overview Typed letter from A.A. Kantor to C.D. Spivak. He begins the letter by stating that A. Cahan has written to Spivak about the departure of Harry Kantor to Denver, Colorado at 2pm. He then goes into detail about the time he and Spivak worked together at the Lisbon Observer about 25 or 27 years ago. He asks for Spivak's help to take care of his son in Denver so that he can get better. He finishes the letter by telling Spivak that his son has worked hard over the summer to provide for himself even...
Dates: 1910 March 30
Overview Handwritten letter from A.A. Kantor to C.D. Spivak regarding his son's health at JCRS. He asks if Harry's health has gotten so bad that Spivak does not want to be specific when telling him about his son's prognosis. He also mentions that he sent a parcel of clothing for Harry and it was sent on Friday, September 30th through Adams Express.
Dates: 1910 October 2
Overview Handwritten letter from A.A. Kantor to C.D. Spivak regarding the health of his son, Harry Kantor. He mentions that he will try to get his son back to New York as soon as he can. He states that he tried hard to get Spivak's view on his son's case, but knows he is busy. Kantor finishes the letter by saying that he will do anything for his son, even if it means going out and begging for something to be done for Harry. He signs the letter, "Your old friend, A.A. Kantor" at the bottom of the letter.
Dates: 1911 February 4
Overview Handwritten letter from A.A. Kantor to C.D. Spivak regarding the transportation of his son, Harry Kantor from JCRS in Denver, Colorado. He says that other people recommended that Harry should get treatment in Los Angeles, California rather than sending him back New York. Mr. Kantor explains that he has witnessed other young children dying from tuberculosis when they return to New York which is why he does not necessarily want to send Harry back to the east coast. He asks Spivak for his opinion...
Dates: 1911 February 19
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. A. Braslav regarding the health of Harry Kantor. He explains that his left lung is affected throughout and his right lung is affected up to the third intercostal space. He continues to say that Harry has not been doing well for months, he is losing weight, he has poor appetite, and he is very depressed. Spivak thinks that transferring him to lower altitude will benefit his health. He finishes the letter by saying that he had an argument with Dr. H. Schwatt...
Dates: 1911 February 13
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A.A. Kantor. Spivak expresses that it was sad to read Kantor's letter about his son, Harry Kantor. He admits that he is not in the mood to write a long letter, but will write one soon in his own handwriting. Spivak tells Kantor that this brief letter is meant to acknowledge that he received Kantor's letter and will respond in more depth later. He finishes the letter by saying that if Kantor had provided his son's arrival time in Denver he would have met him at...
Dates: 1910 April 2
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A.A. Kantor, informing him that his son, Harry Kantor was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Kantor's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 April 14
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A.A. Kantor regarding the health of his son, Harry Kantor. Spivak apologizes to A. Kantor about the fact that he has not written to him in a long time. He tells Kantor that no matter how often he writes, he is always checking on Harry's health. He also mentions that he wants Harry to work as a bookkeeper for a few hours a day, but he is not quite ready to work yet. He finishes the letter by stating that he recommended that Harry talks to a pension lawyer so that...
Dates: 1910 September 26
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A.A. Kantor regarding his son's health. Spivak tells Mr. Kantor that he believes it would be best for Harry to leave Colorado and get treatment at a lower altitude. He states that Harry's health continues to fail, rather than improve. Spivak then goes into detail about how his left lung is getting worse and his heart beat is very rapid. He includes a postscript that states that JCRS can possibly get $20.00 to $25.00 towards Harry's transportation.
Dates: 1911 February 13