Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on optimal physical, mental, and social well-being, as well as how to achieve and preserve it. Works on personal body care and cleanliness are entered under [Hygiene.] Works on muscular efficiency and physical endurance are entered under [Physical fitness.]
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Bikur Cholim Society, Hebrew for "visiting the sick," refers to the mitzvah (Jewish religious commandment) to visit and extend aid to the sick. The Bikur Cholim Society dates back to the Middle Ages. In 1915, the Colorado Women's Bikur Cholim Society and continued to around 1990. A Denver Bikur Cholim Society exists today and provides many services in addition to those involving health care. The collection consists of a box of alphebetized note cards with payment records, including Mrs. Ira...
Overview Contains black and white images, negatives and contact sheets of images relating to health services. Many of the images are undated.
Overview Contains black and white images and negatives of images relating to health services. Many of the images are undated.
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Lehrfeld, secretary of the Admiral Schley Lodge #248 O.B.A. Spivak addresses the letter that was originally sent to H. Masliansky regarding the complaints made from friends of Fred Rosner. The friends complained that JCRS only took care of Rosner for three weeks and then discharged him with nowhere else to go. Spivak tells Lehrfeld that Rosner filed his application on April 26th, 1909 while bearing letters from the Grad Master, Samuel Dorf and from Mrs....
Dates: 1909 December 9
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt replying to his request to inform the Admission and Dismission Committee about the extension for the following patients: Miss Winograd, Mrs. Zaretzky, Mr. Blauweis, Mr. Rosner, and Mr. Hurwitz. Spivak informs Schwatt that the Admission and Dismission Committee carefully considered his request, but has decided to not grant the extension for any of the patients. The committee states that the applicant numbers are constantly increasing with urgent cases....
Dates: 1911 April 26
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt asking him to report the health conditions of Mr. Blauweis and Mr. Wilensky. He also asks Schwatt to have Dr. Levin fill out the enclosed statement and return it to him at his earliest convenience.
Dates: 1910 October 27