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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 101 Collections and/or Records:

JCRS Patient #1684 Rose Brick, 1913 October 30 - 1914 October 19

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0108.0049
Overview JCRS Patient #2684. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2082, #887, and #1455 Eunice Winograd, 1908 August 31 - 1912 December 7

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0105.0075
Overview JCRS Patient numbers 2082, 887, and 1455. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2195 and #97 Sophie Syrkin, 1912 May 17 - 1912 September 16

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0105.0148
Overview JCRS Patient #2195 and #97. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2198 Rebecca Krim, 1912 March 21 - 1913 April 1

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0105.0151
Overview JCRS Patient #2198. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2203 and #2325 Dora Yashvin, 1912 June 4 - 1912 December 20

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0106.0068
Overview JCRS Patient #2203 and #2325. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2230 Fannie Chite (Shayt), 1912 June 28 - 1913 September 4

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0105.0169
Overview JCRS Patient #2230. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2239 Sarah Weisblatt, 1912 July 8 - 1913 February 14

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0106.0006
Overview JCRS Patient #2239. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2244 Maggie Oshman, 1912 July 10 - 1912 October 15

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0106.0011
Overview JCRS Patient #2244. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2245 Mollie Cohn, 1912 July 11 - 1914 June 8

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0106.0012
Overview JCRS Patient #2245. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.

JCRS Patient #2250 Rose Ettinger, 1912 July 22 - 1913 March 9

 File
Identifier: B002.01.0106.0017
Overview JCRS Patient #2250. Patient application, correspondence, handwritten letters, receipts, bills.