Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Denver (Colo.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ben Lorenz's application for admittance into the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society in Denver, Colorado. He was age 26 when admitted on February 28, 1910. The application also mentions that he was born in New York, but came from Chicago, Illinois where his mother and brother still resided. His occupation was as a clothing cutter. He was also admitted to the Modern Woodmen Sanatorium in Colorado Springs prior to arriving at JCRS in Denver. The verso is a "Report of Medical Examiner" and lists...
Dates: 1910 February 28
Overview Typed excerpt of a letter from S. Wolfenstein to C.D. Spivak regarding the acceptance of Ben Lorenz into the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Wolfenstein thanks Spivak for his consideration and acknowledges the fact that Spivak is overwhelmed with applications, therefore, he will not press Spivak on the matter any longer.
Dates: 1910 February 21
Overview Handwritten letter from B. Lorenz to C.D. Spivak inquiring about admittance to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society because his stay at the Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium in Colorado Springs expires in six weeks.
Dates: 1909 December 20
Overview Handwritten letter from B. Lorenz to C.D. Spivak clarifying the mistake about his application as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Lorenz mentions that he is not a doctor, but can speak German and Yiddish fluently, therefore, might be of some service to Spivak. The letter is signed "Ben Lawrence" with the initials of his current residence at the Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium in Colorado Springs.
Dates: 1909 December 26
Overview Handwritten letter from B. Lorenz to C.D. Spivak. Lorenz tells Spivak that his term at the Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium has expired, but the superintendant, Dr. White is allowing him to stay a little longer. He also lets Spivak know that he can be in Denver anytime. The letter is signed "Ben Lorenz, Colony A.M.W.A.Sanatorium."
Dates: 1910 February 20
Overview Handwritten letter from Bety Lorenz to C.D. Spivak thanking him for the admittance of her son, Ben Lorenz into the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. She trusts that the sanatorium will be beneficial to Lorenz's health. The letter is signed "Bety Lorenz" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 April 24
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz replying to Lorenz's inquiry about applying to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a patient. Spivak misinterpreted the letter and addressed Lorenz as"Doctor" and gave him details about employment at JCRS including a wage listed as $25.00 a month including board, lodging and laundry. Spivak also asked Lorenz if he spoke German or Yiddish. He mentions that the Medical Advisory Board will meet after New Year's, therefore, Spivak expected a fast...
Dates: 1909 December 23
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz regarding details of the application process for the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society in Denver. Spivak mentions that all applications must be done in person because "there are so many people already here in Denver, sick with the dreadful disease and they must be admitted first." Spivak states that over seventy applications are on file who have been waiting for admission for the last two or three months, therefore, Lorenz may have to wait until the...
Dates: 1909 December 31
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz on behalf of S. Wolfenstein who requested that C.D. Spivak admit Lorenz to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a patient. The letter asks Lorenz to clarify when his current residence expires at the Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium in Colorado Springs.
Dates: 1910 February 17
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Lorenz regarding his acceptance into the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak states that the Admission and Dismission Committee extends a cordial invitation to come to the sanatorium. Spivak provides instructions upon arrival to the sanatorium saying that Lorenz must present this letter to the Superintendent of the sanatorium between the hours of 9 A.M. and 4 P.M., except on Saturdays and Sundays. He adds a postscript that says, "P.S. Kindly take all...
Dates: 1910 April 13