Tuberculosis -- Patients
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Application form of Harry Kantor for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He was age 20 at the time of the application. He was born and lived in New York City, New York for 20 years where he contracted tuberculosis. He had been sick for six months upon arrival to Denver, Colorado. His occupation states that he was an assistant book keeper. He belonged to the Adlers Young Men Independent Association No. 1 society. The verso of the application states he was admitted...
Dates: 1910 April 2
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 Handwritten letter in Hebrew. Content undetermined.
Dates: 1910 March 27
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 Handwritten letter from Barnett L. Becker, an optometrist in New York, to C.D. Spivak. Becker explains that his friend, Harry Kantor will be leaving for Denver, Colorado to improve his illness. Becker wrote to Spivak because he wanted to recommend him for admission into JCRS personally.
Dates: 1910 March 28
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. Cahan. Spivak expresses that he will do everything he can for Harry Kantor because of his bad condition and relationship to his father, A. Kantor. Spivak also warns Cahan that Harry Kantor will not be admitted upon arrival because of the competitive nature of the sanatorium applicants; therefore, he should be sure that Harry will have sufficient means to pay for himself in Denver until he is admitted to JCRS.
Dates: 1910 March 29