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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 13431 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Cohen's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1907 September 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0099.0005.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Anna Cohen and dated September 19, 1907. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed by Anna Cohen. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Advisory Board," and "Report of Executive Committee." The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand in ink and reads, "No. 574, Application of Anna Cohen, Received September 19, 1907,...

Anna Holmstock's application to JCRS, 1906 November 3

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0016.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Anna Holmstock and dated November 3, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Anna Holmstock in Yiddish. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 350. Case no 217 Application of Anna Holmstock, Address 1600 Sheridan Blvd, Denver, ...

Annie Jacobs's Application for Admittance to JCRS, 1909 January 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0101.0015.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand in ink for Annie Jacobs. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, membership to Beneficial Societies and lodges, nearest relatives, and signed by Annie Jacobs. At the bottom of the page is a section entitled "Recommendation" is left blank. The back of the form has section entitled "Report of Medical Examiner," which states that the examination was made January 29, 1909 and...

Annie Levine's Physical Examination, 1908 September 25

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Identifier: B002.01.0100.0065.00010
Overview Annie Levine's physical examination handwritten in ink written by JB Fish in Edgewater, Colorado, to C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado. It reads "Today's physical examination of Mrs. A. Levine 'Case 625' is as follows...". Physical Exam/letter is unsigned.

Another letter from Dr. Theodore Sachs to Dr. Spivak , 1907 March 4

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0004.00014
Overview Another letter from Dr. Theodore Sachs to Dr. Spivak saying that he hadn't gotten a response his original letter and that he would apreciate a response.

Application for Charles Rose to JCRS, 1907 May 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0120.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Charles Rose and dated May 23, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and not signed. 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. 488, Case No., Application of, Charles Rose, Address, Received,...

Application for Gus Hornstein to JCRS, 1907 July 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0145.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Gus Hornstein and dated July 15, 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" that says: "July 4, 1907, I have examined applicant and do find him suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis. Stage Remarks Gus Hornstein is next in by Dr. C. D. Spivak as emergency case, on...

Application for Harry Johnson to JCRS, 1906 December 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0038.00002
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Harry Johnson and dated December 15, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Harry Johnson. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is dated December 17, 1906. It notes that Harry Johnson is in the first stage of pulmonary tuberculosis, and contains further details of his physical condition. The...

Application for Herman William Kauber to JCRS, 1907 April 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0093.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Herman William Kauber and dated April 11, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Herman William Kauber. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" is [illegible] and "Admission and Dismission Committee," is blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 453, Case No. 292,...

Application for Herman William Kauber to JCRS, 1907 May 20

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0093.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Herman William Kauber and dated April 11, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Herman William Kauber. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" is blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 480, Case No., Application of, Herman William Kauber, address Sanatorium JCRS...