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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 214 Collections and/or Records:

JCRS Patient #1840 Jacob Jaffe, 1911 May 26 - 1911 August 25

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0073
Overview JCRS patient #1840. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 May 26 - 1911 August 25

JCRS Patient #1841 Fannie Greenberg, 1911 May 28 - 1912 June 19

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0074
Overview JCRS patient #1841. Patient applications, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 May 28 - 1912 June 19

JCRS Patient #1843 Chlawna Cantor, 1911 May 29 - 1911 August 26

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0075
Overview JCRS patient #1843. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 May 29 - 1911 August 26

JCRS Patient #1844 Hyman Steiner, 1911 May 29 - 1917 August 14

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0076
Overview JCRS patient #1844. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 May 29 - 1917 August 14

JCRS Patient #1845 Abraham Landman, 1911 May 31 - 1911 October 30

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0077
Overview JCRS patient #1845. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 May 31 - 1911 October 30

JCRS Patient #1847 Rebecca Gallin, 1911 June 05 - 1912 May 05

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0078
Overview JCRS patient #1847. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 05 - 1912 May 05

JCRS Patient #1848 Mayer Friedman, 1911 June 07 - 1911 July 17

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0079
Overview JCRS patient #1848. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 07 - 1911 July 17

JCRS Patient #1849 Nathan Goldberg, 1911 June 12 - 1911 June 16

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0080
Overview JCRS patient #1849. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 12 - 1911 June 16

JCRS Patient #1852 Joseph Greenbaum, 1910 August 22 - 1911 November 09

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0081
Overview JCRS patient #1852. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1910 August 22 - 1911 November 09

JCRS Patient #1853 Jennie Murphy, 1911 June 13 - 1912 August 06

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0082
Overview JCRS patient #1853. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 June 13 - 1912 August 06