Elsie Holman

In the morning of December 9, 1905, Mrs. Elsa ” Elsie” Maud Holman, age 27, died in Chicago. Dr. Rudolph Holtzer, who had been called in after Elsie’s condition had become serious, had reported her death to the authorities. Midwife Emma Schultz was arrested.


  • “Take a Woman Practitioner,” Chicago Tribune, December 10, 1905
  • Illinois Selected Death Index, 1877-1916
  • Find-a-Grave memorial