Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 180 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Handwritten letter from Abraham Polinsky to P. Hillkowitz. Polinsky begins the letter by thanking Hillkowitz for the trouble he had taken to respond to his letters. He also acknowledges that JCRS has been very kind to refer his case to a counselor. Polinsky asks Hillkowitz to not blame him for his actions because it had already been five years since the case has been in Cohen’s hands and he is a poor man that cannot send any more money for litigation expenses. Polinsky also tells Hillkowitz...
Dates: 1912 February 27
Overview Typed letter from B.J. Hart of the United Jewish Charities to C.D. Spivak. Hart informs Spivak that they did not receive a telegram from JCRS and they also did not know Dave Yudelowitz died. Hart mentions that Yudelowitz left his charity against their orders. Also, the neighborhood gathered a collection of money for him. He states at the end of the letter that Mr. Yudelowitz was not married and the address to Sarah Yudelowitz was actually where Mr. Yudelowitz boarded before admitting himself to...
Dates: 1910 May 10
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Jusskowitz. Spivak informs her that the trunk of her deceased husband cannot be sent through C.O.D. Also, the cost to ship the trunk would amount to $10.00 or $12.00 even though the Express Company does not want to be responsible for the trunk. He also tells her to follow up with Jacob Schoen regarding the money that was left with Emil Jusskowitz upon his death.
Dates: 1910 August 16
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A. Levinson. Spivak tells Levinson that he is happy to send her a copy of Catherine Queen’s death certificate as long as she sends $2.00 to cover the cost first. Spivak is also unsure of the details Levinson asked him to provide her regarding her sister’s death. He tells Levinson that he will gladly provide more information once she tells him exactly what she wants to know.
Dates: 1911 October 24
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.D. Joffe, National Director of Rochester, New York. Spivak informs Joffe that Kovalsky passed away on June 9th. Spivak tells Joffe that among his effects there was a letter addressed by Kovalsky to his mother, but does not have an address for his mother so she is unaware of the situation. Spivak asks Joffe if he can make an effort in locating his mother and inform her of her son’s death. Spivak tells Joffe that Kovalsky listed his friend J. Blumenstein on his...
Dates: 1911 June 14
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Newman. Spivak enclosed a bill for the burial expenses of her son, Hyman Diamond. Spivak asks Newman to oblige regarding the payment of the bill.
Dates: 1911 June 20
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Schneiderman informing her that her husband, Frank Schneiderman peacefully passed away at the sanatorium. Spivak tells Schneiderman that the body was taken to Whitehead and Myers Undertaking Establishment on 519 18th Street.
Dates: 1910 September 6
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to B. Schnoor. Spivak tells Schnoor that the exact date and time of death for his father, Henry Schnoor occurred on Thursday, February 22 at 4:00 AM. Spivak also tells Schnoor that Henry was buried on Friday, February 23 at 3:00 PM. Spivak assures Benjamin that JCRS did everything for Henry during his stay at the sanatorium, as well as his last hours on earth.
Dates: 1912 February 29
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to E. Gonda regarding the belongings found on Louis Gonda at the time of his death. Spivak mentions that the only items he possessed include a chain and 25 cents in change. He also talks about a "photographic outfit" and some clothing left behind as well. He is unsure of the value of the photographic materials and he advises against sending the clothing because it is too expensive and clothing from a sick patient should not be sent through the express company. He...
Dates: 1910 June 23
Overview Letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G Baron, Rec. Sec'y of the Ladies Heb. Ben Ass'n in Dallas, Texas. The letter states" Dear Friend: In reply to your favor of the 7th inst. I am sorry to state that Mr. Abe Axelrod of your city has passed away on May 8th. We received instruction from the Lodge to which he belonged to ship his body to Dallas. Mr. Axelrod was admitted to the Sanatorium on April 1st and did not leave the place while he was an inmate. Yours sincerely, Secretary."
Dates: 1910 May 12