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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 14484 Collections and/or Records:

Application for Lena Greenberg to JCRS, 1906 February 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0115.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Lena Greenberg and is dated Feb 12, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Lena Greenberg.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. 191, Case # 107 (crossed out) 112,...

Application for William Kohn to JCRS, 1907 April 11

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0096.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for William Kohn and dated April 11, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed William Kohn. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner" that is [illegible] and "Admission and Dismission Committee," that is blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 452a, Case No., Application...

Application Frank Shoob to JCRS, 1907 January 18

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0068.00001
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Frank Shoob and dated January 18, 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 notes that he is in the 3rd stage of pulmonary tuberculosis, and provides other details on his condition. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 419. Application of...

Application from Arnold Kaletsky to JCRS, 1907 February 25

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0074.00002
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Arnold Kaletsky and dated February 25, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Arnold Kaletsky. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is dated February 21, 1907, and contains details of his medical condition. The middle section of the back has " Application No. 425, Case No. 283, Application of A....

Application from Bessie Cohen to JCRS, 1906 December 12

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0037.00006
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Bessie Cohen and dated December 6, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed for Bessie Cohen next to her mark. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 379. Application of Bessie Cohen, Address, Denver, Colo. Received December 6, 1906, Accepted...

Application from David Kammin to JCRS, 1907 May 31

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0123.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for David Kammin and dated May 31, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed David Kammin. 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. 494, Case No. 332, Application of, David Kammin,...

Application from Isaac Goldstein to JCRS, 1907 February 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0060.00002
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Isaac Goldstein and dated February 8, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Isaac Goldstein. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 409. Application of Annie Abel, Address 2537 Curtin St., Denver, Colo, Received February 8, 1907,...

Application from Mrs. Rosie Sever to JCRS, 1906 December 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0040.00002
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Mrs. Rosie Sever and dated December 24, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Rosie Sever. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is dated December 21. 1906. It notes that Mrs. Sever is in the stage "of excavation," and gives further details on her physical condition. The middle section of the back...

Application of Isick Aronson (Isaac Aaronson) to JCRS, 1906 January 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0104.00005
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Isaac Aaronson "Isick Aronson" and is dated Jan 2, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and is signed "Isick Aronson". 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. 177,...

Application of A. Aisenberg to JCRS, 1906 September 7

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0204.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for A. Aisenberg and is dated Sep 7, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed A. Aisenberg. 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. 305, case 257, Application of A....