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Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927

 Person

A Jewish Immigrant from Tsarist Russia, Spivak pursued medicine out of a desire to be of service to humanity. In 1896, when his wife Jennie showed signs of incipient tuberculosis, Spivak moved their young family to Denver to take advantage of Colorado’s reputation as the World’s Sanatorium. Spivak's concern for the indignant consumptives he saw flooding into the state led to his founding the Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society (JCRS), a sanatorium dedicated to the care of all, even those in the advanced stages of TB. Spivak also ensured that the primarily Eastern European Jewish patients were cared for in an environment that respected their culture- unlike many such institutions, the JCRS featured a kosher kitchen and observed the Jewish Sabbath and holidays. Dr. Spivak was also an associate professor of medicine at the University of Denver from 1896-1901.

Citation

Leḳsiḳon fun der nayer Yidisher liṭeraṭur, 1965 (Spiṿaḳ, Ḥayim; d. 10-16-1927; b. as Ḥayim-Ḥayḳl Spiṿaḳoṿsḳi; d. in Denver, Colorado) Yehoash. Idish ṿerṭerbukh, 1926: t.p. (Dr. Ḥayim Spiṿaḳ) t.p. verso (Dr. C. D. Spivak [in rom.]) Who's who in American Jewry, 1926 (Spivak, Charles; physician, author; b. 12-25-1861, Krementschug, Russia).

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Vicksman's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1908 July 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0015.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Abe Vicksman. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Abe Vicksman. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand in ink. It reads "Application No. 831 Case No. 561, Application of, Abe Vicksman, Received July 3, 1908, Accepted...

Abraham Prager's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1908 July 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0018.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Abraham Prager. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Abraham Prager. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand in ink. It reads "Application No. 834 Case No. 565, Application of, Abraham Prager, Received July 6, 1908,...

Adolph Fiertag's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1910 May 10-1910 July 4

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0005.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Adolph Fiertag. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, previous hospital stays, membership to beneficial societies and lodges, nearest relatives, and signed by Adolph Fiertag. At the bottom of the page is a section named "Recommendation," which is left blank. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is left blank. The middle section of the...

Adolph Fiertag's Second Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1910 July 5-1910 August 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0005.00002
Overview Second application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Adolph Fiertag. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, previous hospital stays, membership to beneficial societies and lodges, and nearest relatives, and is unsigned. At the bottom of the page is a section named "Recommendation," which is left blank. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is left blank. The middle section of the...

Adolph Linn's Application for Admission to JCRS, 1910 August 8-1911 October 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0032.00001
Overview JCRS Application filled out by hand in ink for Adolph Linn. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed by Adolph Linn. At the bottom of the page is a section entitled "Recommendation," which is left blank. The back of the form has a section called "Report of Medical Examiner" which states that the examination took place on August 11, 1910 and found Linn to be suffering from incipient tuberculosis. The report of...

Alexander Echowitz's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1909 October 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0007.00001
Overview Application for admission to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Alexander Echowitz. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, and nearest relatives. Form is signed "A Eckowitz." Nearest relative is listed as "Ethel Echowitz (wife) 2645 1/2 E. Mission St., Frisco." In the Recommendation section at the bottom of the page there is a note that reads "Letter from Rabbi M.S. Levy." The section "Report of the Medical Examiner" on the...

Anna Cohen's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1907 September 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0099.0005.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Anna Cohen and dated September 19, 1907. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed by Anna Cohen. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Advisory Board," and "Report of Executive Committee." The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand in ink and reads, "No. 574, Application of Anna Cohen, Received September 19, 1907,...

Annie Jacobs's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1909 January 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0015.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Annie Jacobs. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, membership to Beneficial Societies and lodges, nearest relatives, and signed by Annie Jacobs. At the bottom of the page is a section entitled "Recommendation" is left blank. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," which states that the examination was made January 29, 1909 and...

Barnet Ginsburg's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1908 December 22

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0001.00023
Overview Application for admission to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for B. Ginsburg. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by B. Ginsburg. Lists nearest relatives as "Flower City Lodge #281 I.O.B.A. in Rochester, NY (Louis Rosenzweig, secy), (friend) Gordon Bros., Front St Rochester NY, (cousin) Chas Michlin 81 Kelly St Rochester NY." At the bottom of the page, the section "Recommendation," is left...

Benj. Saritsky's Application for Admission to JCRS, 1910 August 10-1911 May 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0033.00001
Overview JCRS Application filled out by hand in ink for Benj. Saritsky. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and includes a signature in Yiddish. At the bottom of the page is a section entitled "Recommendation," which is left blank except for a note that reads "Letter from H. Masliansky." The back of the form has a section called "Report of Medical Examiner" which states that the examination took place on August...