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Shere, O. M. (Oscar M.), 1878-1922



  • Existence: 1878-1922

Chair, JCRS Medical Advisory Board. d. Oct. 18, 1922. Physician with Jewish Consumptive Relief Society.
Dr. O.M. (Oscar) Shere (1878-1922) was a prominent and well loved member of both the medical world and the Jewish community in Denver, serving as chairman of the advisory board for the Jewish Consumptives Relief Society along with Dr. Charles Spivak and others as well as working as a physician for the same organization.

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

A Legacy of Healing: Early Colorado Jews in Medicine, 2005

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00004
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Dates: 2005

Bed Dedications - Sir Moses Montefiore Association

Identifier: B002.04.0216.0145
Overview Bed dedication photograph with Mr. Prince, Washington, D.C., and Dr. O. M. Shere present.
Dates: 20th century

Dr. O. M. Shere, circa 1910

Identifier: B063.08.0065.00009
Overview Studio portrait of Dr. O. M. Shere a member of Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, Denver Lodge No. 171.
Dates: circa 1910

Dr. Oscar M. Shere , 1912

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0008
Scope and Contents Folder contains three copies of a 1912 letter from Dr. Oscar M. Shere to Philip Hornbein.
Dates: 1912

Dr. Oscar Shere Bust, 1922

Identifier: B002.16.0336.00001
Overview Dr. Oscar M. Shere (1878-1922) was a visiting physician at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. The bronze colored bust is made of plaster of Paris and wire.
Dates: 1922

Eatless Banquet in Honor of Captain Hillkowitz, 1918 July

Identifier: B002.04.0345.0001.00001
Overview Dr. Philip Hillkowitz sits at the head of a table in a captain's army uniform at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) offices. Hillkowitz resigned from his position at the JCRS to serve as a physician in World War I. From left to right around the table are the following people: I. Rude, Vice President; Professor Nahum Slousch; Dr. C. D. Spivak, Secretary; Louis Robinson, chairman agricultural committee; H. H. Frumess, chairman auditing committee; Captain Philip Hillkowitz, JCRS...
Dates: 1918 July

Eighteenth Annual Report of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, 1922

Identifier: B002.05.0199.0017.00001
Overview Report of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) annual operations and finances for the period beginning January 1, 1921, and ending December 31, 1921; Dr. Philip Hillkowitz was the Society's President, and C.D. Spivak was the Secretary. Includes statistical data about patients for 1904-1921 and a list of donors. Most of the report consists of an obituary and memorial for Dr. O. M. Shere, 1878-1922. Also includes a portrait of O. M. Shere, who was chairman of the JCRS Medical Advisory...
Dates: 1922

Letter from C.D. Spivak to Isaac Krantz, 1907 November 12

Identifier: B002.01.0099.0018.00008
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Isaac Krantz and dated November 12, 1907. The letter requests Isaac Krantz to call on Dr. O.M. Shere for an examination. The letter is not signed, but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1907 November 12

Letter from C.D. Spivak to J.B. Fish, 1909 May 17

Identifier: B002.01.0101.0071.00003
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to Dr. J.B. Fish in Edgewater, Colorado requests that Fish admit Mr. S. Satuloff to the JCRS Sanatorium as an emergency case. Spivak informs that Satuloff is a case under treatment of Dr. Shere who had previously arranged for Satuloff's admittance to the Sanatorium but that the patient had changed his mind. Spivak informs he received a telegram from Satuloff's parents asking Spivak to examine him, which Spivak did and found that the man is a...
Dates: 1909 May 17

Letter from C.D. Spivak to O.M. Shere, 1910 September 06

Identifier: B002.01.0103.0057.00003
Overview Typed letter from Dr. Charles Spivak to Dr. Oscar Shere concerning the health of Michael Wesson, who is suffering from tuberculosis in his bones. A few days earlier, his ankle swelled up and he was feverish. Dr. Spivak does not know what to do, because he thinks sea level will be better for Mr. Wesson than high altitude. He is asking Dr. Shere for advice. Letter is dated, but unsigned; "Secretary" is printed at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 September 06