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Hotchkin, Samuel F. The York Road, Old and New. Philadelphia: Binder & Kelly, 1892., p. 55

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Project name: Mathilde Adler Loeb Dispensary
Project types: dispensary

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"In connection with the hospital there is a separate building known as the Mathilde Adler Loeb Dispensary, which was erected and is supported by the father & mother of the lady commemorated, Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Adler, and Mr. August B. Loeb. It also has 2 incurable wards for male & female patients afflicted with consumption & it support on the same property a Home for Aged & Infirm Israelites. This Home is the only portion of the Institution which is of a sectarian character... The Hospital has received contribution from members & patrons & a number of legacies from citizens of Phila. of all denominations, and has some endowments, prompted by love to God and man, but it is compelled to solicit more to supply its needs. This is the 29th year in which Mr. Hackenburg has given his arduous labor in leading this good work. He is aided by the following fellow-officers: President, William B. Hackenburg; Vice President, Simon Muhr; Secretary, Simon A. Stern; T reasurer, August B. Loeb; Corresponding Secretary, Herman Jonas. Directors: Mayer Sulzberger, Abraham Wolf, Solomon Gans, Aaron Lichten, Lucien Moss, Max Liveright, Simon B. Fleisher, Simon I. Kohn, Herman B. Blumenthal, Edward Wold, Jacob Wiener, Arnold Kohn. Ephraim Lederer, Clerk"


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