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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 74 Collections and/or Records:

Bill for board and room, 1910 June 6th

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0102.0131.00011
Overview Bill for room and boarding addressed to S.S. Garson from M. Bozner. The bill lists the address as 1471 Knox Ct. with a bill of $20.45 underneath it.

Check, 1911 February 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0170.00013

Check, 1911 September 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0031.00022
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to L.E. Schlechter. The check amounts to $7.00 which was cash left behind from Mr. Feldman after his death at JCRS.

Check from A. Goodman to JCRS, 1911 June 5

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0124.00011
Overview A check made out to JCRS with one ring listed on the check amount line. The ring is from R. Goodman who died at the sanatorium.

Check from C.D. Spivak , 1910 May 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0102.0119.00026
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak with the amount of $31.50 to cover funeral expenses for Dave Yudelowitz. The check was sent to S.F. Disraelly.

Check from C.D. Spivak , 1911 December 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0038.00022
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak. The check amounts to $5.38 which was cash left behind from Sam Barsky after his death. The amount has been applied to his funeral expenses.

Check from C.D. Spivak regarding F. Reeder, 1913 March 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0153.00028
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to cover transportation expenses of Fanny Reeder from Denver to Chicago. Although the check mentions one ticket for transportations and $6.00 in cash, the amount of the check only comes to $6.00.

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 March 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0122.00012
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson. The check pays for D. Smarodin's boarding. The check amount is $21.21.

Check from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal, 1911 March 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0162.00003
Overview A check written from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal for three dollars as a loan to Russcal.

Check from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal, 1911 March 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0162.00004
Overview A check written from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal for three dollars as a loan to Russcal.