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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 213 Collections and/or Records:

JCRS Patient # 1810 Jacob Lippner, 1911 May 01 - 1911 October 26

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0049
Overview JCRS Patient #1810. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 May 01 - 1911 October 26

JCRS Patient #1499 and #1565 Mary Leitman, 1910 June 21 - 1911 March 09

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0149
Overview JCRS patient #1499 and #1565. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1910 June 21 - 1911 March 09

JCRS Patient #1500 Hyman Daily, 1910 July 01 - 1910 September 15

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0148
Overview JCRS patient #1500. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1910 July 01 - 1910 September 15

JCRS Patient #1769 Sarah Rotman, 1911 March 25 - 1912 July 3

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0016
Overview JCRS Patient number 1769. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 March 25 - 1912 July 3

JCRS Patient #1770 Freda Greenhaut, 1911 March 30 - 1911 October 11

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0017
Overview JCRS Patient number 1770. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 March 30 - 1911 October 11

JCRS Patient #1774 Louis Rimsky, 1911 March 31 - 1911 May 31

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0020
Overview JCRS patient #1774. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 March 31 - 1911 May 31

JCRS Patient #1775 Barnet Cohen, 1911 March 31 - 1911 July 26

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0021
Overview JCRS Patient #1775. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, bills, receipts.
Dates: 1911 March 31 - 1911 July 26

JCRS Patient #1776 Isaac Pfeffer, 1911 April 01 - 1911 September 12

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0022
Overview JCRS Patient #1776. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 01 - 1911 September 12

JCRS Patient #1778 Henry Leitesh, 1911 April 03 - 1911 October 17

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0023
Overview JCRS patient #1778. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1911 April 03 - 1911 October 17

JCRS Patient #1779 Abraham Cohen, 1910 September 26 - 1911 August 07

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0104.0024
Overview JCRS Patient #1779. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.
Dates: 1910 September 26 - 1911 August 07