Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Denver (Colo.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Dr. Emanuel Friedman came to Colorado in the late 19th century when he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He graduated from Denver's Gross Medical College in 1904. After recovering his health, he opened his office on West Colfax Avenue in the immigrant Jewish community and became one of Denver's first pediatricians. He also served on the medical staff at National Jewish Hospital (NJH) and the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The collection consists of copies of photographs of...
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 Letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. E. Friedman. Spivak asks Friedman to send him a report of Housman's condition after Friedman examined him.
Dates: 1910 November 21
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Dr. Emanuel Friedman, 2754 W. Colfax, City, in which he informs they invited Louis Soffer to the sanatorium as an emergency case. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at bottom.
Dates: 1910 January 08
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt telling him to kindly admit I. Greenberg as an emergency case to the sanatorium. Spivak tells Schwatt that Dr. E. Friedman reported that Greenberg had a hemorrhage last Saturday and is very sick.
Dates: 1911 September 12
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak asks Schwatt to admit Lena Boretz as an emergency case and to discharge her as soon as her emergency symptoms are over. Spivak tells Schwatt that Mr. Shapiro phoned the office and asked JCRS to make a place for Boretz. Spivak also states that Dr. E. Friedman said Boretz is in the third stage of the disease. There is a postscript that instructs Schwatt to send Boretz’s application to the JCRS office.
Dates: 1911 January 6
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak asks Schwatt to admit Nathan Cohen as an emergency case and to discharge him as soon as his symptoms are over. Spivak tells Schwatt that E. Friedman wrote a note saying Cohen had been bleeding for the last few days. Mr. Shapiro has also seen the patient and claims that Cohen is in bad condition and should be admitted as an emergency case. Spivak includes a postscript asking Schwatt to kindly send his application with the slip from Friedman.
Dates: 1911 February 9
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N.P. Levin asking him to admit Nathan Leib as an emergency patient. Spivak tells Levin that he received a note from Dr. E. Friedman which stated that Leib had a hemorrhage and was not receiving any attention at this boarding house. Spivak signs the letter “Secretary” at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 16
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N.P. Levin asking him to admit Sarah Diamond to the sanatorium as an emergency case. Spivak states that he received a note from E. Friedman stating that Diamond had a hemorrhage tha had recovered, but Friedman still thinks Diamond needs care at the sanatorium.
Dates: 1910 April 15
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N.P. Levin requesting that C.W. Waldman is admitted into the sanatorium as an emergency case. Spivak tells Levin that he received a note from E. Friedman that stated that Waldman should be admitted as soon as possible. Spivak also mentions that Mr. Disraelly phoned his office several times regarding Waldman's case.
Dates: 1910 April 23