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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 14602 Collections and/or Records:

Application of Esther Plastock to JCRS, 1907 May 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0103.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Esther Plastock and dated May 2, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed D Plastock. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" and "Admission and Dismission Committee," are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 464, Case No., Application of, Esther Plastock,...

Application of Fannie Friedman to JCRS, 1907 May 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0110.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Fannie Friedman and dated May 10, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Fannie Friedman. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" and "Admission and Dismission Committee," are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 472, Case No. 319, Application of, Fannie...

Application of Fannie Libovitch to JCRS, 1906 July 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0179.00009
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Fannie Libovitch and is dated Jul 21, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Fannie Libovitch. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Advisory Board" and "Report of Executive Committee," both are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "No. 269, Case #170, Application of...

Application of Frank Shoob to JCRS, 1908 February 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0068.00002
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Frank Shoob and dated February 13, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Frank Shoob. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is dated January 3, 1907 and provides details on his condition. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 419. Application of Frank Shoob, Address 1428 Irving St.,...

Application of George Lelansky to JCRS, 1906 May 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0124.00003
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for George Lelansky and is dated March 15, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed G A Lelansky. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Advisory Board" and "Report of Executive Committee," both are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "203, Case # 132, Application of,...

Application of George Parsowith to JCRS, 1907 January 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0053.00001
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for George Parsowith and dated January 21, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by George Parsowith. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 400. Application of George Parsowith, Address 2929 W. 16th Ave., Denver, Colo, Received January 21,...

Application of Gus Hornstein to JCRS, 1907 March 14

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0082.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Gus Hornstein and dated March 14, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Gus Hornstein. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" and "Admission and Dismission Committee," both are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 436, Case #290, Application of, Gus...

Application of Gussie Leventhal to JCRS, 1907 July 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0154.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Gussie Leventhal and dated July 24, 1907. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Gussie Leventhal. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" and "Admission and Dismission Committee" are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 545, Case No. 351, Application of, Gussie...

Application of Hannah Levenson to JCRS, 1906 May 30

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0156.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Hannah Levenson and is dated May 30, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Hannah Levenson. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Advisory Board" and "Report of Executive Committee," both are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "No. 240, Case #155 (crossed out) 154,...

Application of Harry A. Rose to JCRS, 1907 July 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0156.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Harry A. Rose and dated July 29, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Harry A. Rose. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" and "Admission and Dismission Committee" are blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 548, Case No., Application of, Harry A. Rose, Address...