Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Denver (Colo.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Application form of Anna Hornstein for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. She was age 43 at the time of the application. The application states she immigrated to the United States in 1850, but she had only lived in Chicago, Illinois for 40 years where she contracted tuberculosis. She had been sick for 4 years and arrived to Denver, Colorado three years ago. She was married with no children. She also worked as a housewife. She was in the Jewish National Hospital...
Dates: 1910 May 16
Overview Check to pay for Anna Hornstein’s funeral expenses. C.D. Spivak gave the check to S.F. Disraelly to process for JCRS.
Dates: 1910 December 13
Overview Copy of an invoice detailing the cost of Anna Hornstein's burial. Items charged on the bill include a hearse, grave, digging, undertaker, Bal Misaskim, and Tachrichem. The total of the bill comes to $33.50.
Dates: 1910 November 15
Overview Handwritten letter from A. Hornstein to Dr. M. Sahud. Hornstein is requesting that Dr. Sahud send her a prescription to save her life. She begins to explain her symptoms by stating that her feet are swollen to her ankles, she cannot eat, she has an occasional fever, cold feet and nose, and can only walk little by little. She continues to say that she wants to be saved and that if she had money she would come home. She finishes the letter by saying that she thinks she is dying and that any...
Dates: 1910 September
Overview Handwritten letter from Mrs. B. Schraiberg to C. D. Spivak. Schraiberg tells Spivak that Mrs. Hornstein is leaving the County Hospital because the doctor ordered her to go where she can get some fresh air. Mrs. Schraiberg then asks Spivak if he can admit Hornstein into the sanatorium. She signed the letter with her name and address.
Dates: 1910 April 18
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Newman. Spivak informed Newman that he heard from Dr. Sahud and her request to have the certificate filled out will be complied with as soon as possible. Spivak also enclosed a bill for Anna Hornstein’s funeral expenses which amounted to $33.50. Spivak added a note that stated he mistakenly put $31.50 for funeral expenses that needed to be paid in a previous letter. He asked Newman to kindly pay the fixed amount as soon as she could to Dr. Sahud. He signed...
Dates: 1910 November 18
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Newman. Spivak enclosed the death certificate of Anna Hornstein as requested by G. Newman. Spivak hoped that Newman would be able to obtain the money she had been trying to receive from her sister’s insurance after her death.
Dates: 1910 November 22
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to G. Newman. Spivak tells Newman that he received the $2.00 Newman sent for the certified statement of the death of Anna Hornstein. He informs Newman that JCRS will comply with her request to send a death certificate once she pays $31.50 for funeral expenses. Spivak tells her he can send her the bill if she wishes. He expects to hear from her and signs the letter “Secretary” at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 November 11
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to H. Schwatt. Spivak asks Schwatt if he can have the enclosed statement filled out “as speedily as possible” and have it returned to Spivak at Schwatt’s earliest convenience.
Dates: 1910 November 16
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to M. Sahud. Spivak informs Sahud that he received his check for $33.50 to cover Anna Hornstein’s funeral expenses. He thanks Sahud for his promptness when forwarding the money. Spivak also asks Sahud if the “conspiracy” they talked about has worked in his favor. The conspiracy they are talking about regards Mrs. Goldie Newman’s payment to Dr. Sahud once she receives money from Hornstein’s insurance.
Dates: 1910 December 13