Skip to main content


Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from J. Schkolnick to C.D Spivak, 1911 December 21

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0165.00013
Abstract Letter from J. Schkolnick to C.D. Spivak. Schkolnick explains that he is not able to spare any cash for his brother’s burial, but his brother did belong to the Workmen’s Circle Branch 80 and they would be able to pay for Adolph Schkolnick’s burial. Schkolnick explains to Spivak that he must receive a copy of his brother’s death certificate to show the Workmen’s Circle so that they would be willing to pay for the burial. Schkolnick also requested that Spivak send him any papers left behind...
Dates: 1911 December 21

Letter from J. Schkolnick to C.D. Spivak, 1912 January 4

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0165.00019
Abstract Typed letter from J. Schkolnick to C.D. Spivak. Schkolnick enclosed a check for $25.40 to cover the funeral expenses and the death certificate of his brother, Adolph Schkolnick. Schkolnick asks Spivak to forward the death certificate and any other belongings left behind from his brother. He also includes a postscript telling Spivak that he is unsure why his brother failed to tell Spivak that he belonged to the Workmen’s Circle, but figured it would help him gain admittance to the sanatorium...
Dates: 1912 January 4

Telegraph from C.D. Spivak to J. Schkolnick, 1911 December 20

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0165.00010

Telegraph from C.D. Spivak to Jake Schkolnick. Spivak regrets to inform Jake that his brother, Adolph Schkolnick passed away. Spivak tells Jake that the cost of shipping the body to New York would be $157.00 and the cost of the burial in Denver would be $32.00. Spivak tells Jake that if he does not hear from him within twenty-four hours Adolph would be buried in Denver. He also instructs Jake to send the money my wire transfer.

Dates: 1911 December 20

Telegraph from J. Schkolnick to C.D. Spivak, 1911 December 20

Identifier: B002.01.0104.0165.00011

Telegraph from J. Schkolnick to C.D. Spivak. Schkolnick instructs Spivak to not ship his brother’s body to New York and tells him to bury his brother in Denver. Schkolnick also tells Spivak that he will wire the correct amount of money.

Dates: 1911 December 20