Solomons, Adolphus S. (Adolphus Simeon), 1826-1910

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Adolphus Simeon Solomons (b. 1826, New York City-d. 1910), helped establish the American Red Cross, organizing the first training school for nurses in Washington, D.C. and the Washington Night Lodging-House Association. He was an officer of the Provident Aid Society and the Emergency Hospital of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. In New York, he helped organize Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids. He was the founder of the Jewish Protectory and Aid Society, and of the Russian Jews Immigration Aid Society.

From the description of Solomons, Adolphus S. (Adolphus Simeon), 1826-1910 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10602026

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correspondedWith Barton, Clara, 1821-1912. person
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associatedWith Columbia Religious and Industrial School for Jewish Girls (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Endowment Fund. corporateBody
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associatedWith Myer S. Isaacs and Family family
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Birth 1826

Death 1910




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