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Pittsburgh (Pa.)

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Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Jake Finkelstein's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1910 July 8-1911 August 17

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00001
Overview JCRS application filled out by hand in ink for Jake Finkelstein. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, marital status, previous hospital stays, nearest relatives, and signed by Joseph Greenfield. At the bottom of the page, under "Recommendation" are two names both of which are illegible. The back of a form, "Report of Medical Examiner" informs that the examination took place on July 9, 1910 and reports that the patient suffers from advanced stage of tuberculosis and...
Dates: 1910 July 8-1911 August 17

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Esther Finkelstein, 1910 July 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00020
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. Esther Finkelstein in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania informs that JCRS has invited Esther Finkelstein's son, Jake Finkelstein, to enter the JCRS Sanatorium to regain his health. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 July 19

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. H.B. Ferguson, 1910 July 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00019
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mrs. H.B. Ferguson, National Director of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania inforsm that JCRS has invited Mr. Jake Finkelstein of Pittsburgh to enter the Sanatorium. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 July 19

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Sol. Landman, 1911 February 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00009
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Mr. Sol. Landman, "Pres., Cong. Shara Efilo" in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania informs that as requested Spivak has inquired of Herman Schwatt, the superintendent at the Sanatorium if there was work on the premises for Mr. Finkelstein. Schwatt has informed Spivak that Finkelstein is physically unable to do hard work and that there is no light work which is available. Spivak apologizes that he cannot do anything more for Finkelstein in the way of...
Dates: 1911 February 21

Letter from H. Schwatt to C.D. Spivak, 1911 March 31

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00007
Overview Typed letter on JCRS letterhead from H. Schwatt, superintendent of JCRS in Edgewater, Colorado to Dr. C.D. Spivak, secretary of JCRS in Denver, Colorado informs that J. Finkelstein is scheduled to be discharged on April 2 1911. Schwatt informs that Finkelstein has obtained an extension at Schwatt's request for two months. Informs that Finkelstein tells Schwatt that Spivak has communicated with Finkelstein's friends in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania saying that the extension would be until June....
Dates: 1911 March 31

Letter from Jake Finkelstein to C.D. Spivak, 1910 July 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00022
Overview Handwritten letter from Jake Finkelstein in Denver, Colorado to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado informs that Finkelstein has been sick for two years. Informs that Finkelstein used to own a grocery business back in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but have to give it up on account of his illness and spent all his money on treatment for tuberculosis. Informs that last summer, Finkelstein's doctors told him he would need to leave Pittsburgh and move to Denver. Without having any money, Finkelstein wrote...
Dates: 1910 July 14

Letter from Mrs. H.B. Ferguson to C.D. Spivak, 1910 July 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00018
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

Letter from Sol. Landman to C.D. Spivak, 1911 February 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0008.00011
Overview Handwritten letter in black ink from Sol. Landman, "President, Cong. Shara [illegible] in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado begs Spivak a favor for the son of a friend by the name of Finkelstein who resides in the JCRS Sanatorium. Informs that Finkelstein wishes to have a position in which he could make a few dollars a week. Informs that Landman will thank Spivak in advance if he will kindly give Finkelstein some work. Letter is signed in black ink by Sol. Landman.
Dates: 1911 February 10