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Letter to Dr. Spivak from H. Shapiro, 1909 February 09

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0105.00017


Handwritten letter on three pages to "Dr. C. D Spivak...JCRS. Den Colo" from H. Shapiro on letterhead that states, "NEW YORK LADIES' AUXILIARY OF THE JEWISH CONSUMPTIVE RELIEF SOCIETY..." dated "Feb. 9- 1909" [sic]. The letter asks about "a 'Mr Leon[,]' who was to go to Den. and who also had a letter of introduction," but has yet to be invited to the JCRS Sanatorium. The letter also addresses concerns of H. Shapiro about Denver consumptives' "dying and starving in the streets," also a "rumor...that another patient whom we sent died in the streets" stating "that[,] our directors were in a state of uproar" because of the state of affairs [sic]. Lastly, H. Shapiro asks for Spivak's response "at once regarding these two cases" [sic]. The letter is signed [illegible] Shapiro.


  • 1909 February 09


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1 items (three page letter)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series of patient records includes medical reports and histories, statistical data of patients, x-rays, and death certificates. The patient files include applications, correspondence and some may also contain photographs and personal items.


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