Hektoen International

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Tag: Michael Reese Archive

  • The rise and death of Chicago’s Michael Reese Hospital

    Charles ShapiroChicago, Illinois, United States Michael Reese and the Jewish presence in Chicago In the 1840s Jews poured into Chicago. The emigration continued for several decades. Those coming from Eastern Europe tended to settle on the west side of the city where land was cheaper. They were relatively educated in the affairs of the day.…