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Grabfelder, Samuel, d.1920


National president of Denver's National Jewish Hospital from 1899 until his death in 1920.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from A. Muller to S. Rosenbloom, 1910 May 25

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0150.00002
Abstract Typed letter from A. Muller to S. Rosenbloom. Muller tells Rosenbloom that he has received many letters from JCRS friends in Pittsburg, including Mr. Oppenheimer and Mr. Hamburger, regarding Mr. Blauweis’ case. Muller also informs Rosenbloom that he is sending a separate pamphlet about the “’whys and wherefores’ it is necessary to make application to the hospital before leaving their home town” and how the Medical and Admission Board makes their decisions. Muller continues to say that failure...
Dates: 1910 May 25

Letter from H.B. Ferguson to C.D. Spivak, 1910 June 15

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0150.00014
Abstract 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

National Jewish Hospital Records

Identifier: B005
Abstract In 1899, the Jewish community erected the non-sectarian National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado, for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International B'nai B'rith fraternal organization, patients from all over the U.S. were admitted free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, proper nutrition, and rest. The hospital was founded by a group of Jewish residents of Denver who were of...
Dates: 1892-2017