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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 of Alexander Raisin to JCRS, 1906 March 6

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0125.00012
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Alexander Raisin 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 A. Raisin. 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, "205, Case # 118, Application of,...

Application of Annie Able to JCRS, 1907 February 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0059.00001
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Annie Abel and dated February 8, 1907. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by A. Abel. 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, Accepted March 13,...

Application of Annie Brown to JCRS, 1906 August 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0197.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Annie Brown and is dated Aug 21, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Annie Brown. 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. 296, no case # identified but the number...

Application of Annie Cohen to JCRS, 1906 July 31

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0188.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Annie Cohen and is dated Jul 31, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed in Yiddish. 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. 283, Case # 175, Application of Annie...

Application of Annie Cohen to JCRS, 1909 July 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0188.00004
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Annie Cohen and is dated Jul 2, 1909. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, US Citizen, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Yiddish signature. 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. 1149 (written over)...

Application of Annie Herman to JCRS, 1906 October 4

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0215.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Annie Herman and is dated Oct 4, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Annie Herman. 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. 325, Application of Annie Herman,...

Application of Annie Levinson to JCRS, 1906 August 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0202.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Annie Levinson and is dated Aug 24, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Annie Levinson. 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. 301, Application of Annie Levinson,...

Application of Annie Ross to JCRS, 1907 July 20

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0152.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Annie Ross and dated July 20, 1907. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Mrs. Annie Ross. The back of the form has a section titled "Report of Medical Examiner" with detailed information: "Date July 20 1907, I have examined applicant and do find him suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis. Stage Remarks Mrs. Annie Ross entered on above date, by...

Application of Annie Sharp to JCRS, 1907 May 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0111.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Annie Sharp and dated May 15, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Annie Sharp. 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. 475, Case No. 329, Application of, Annie Sharp,...

Application of Arthur Meyerson to JCRS, 1906 June 26

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0165.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Arthur Meyerson and is dated June 26, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Arthur Meyerson. 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. 249, Case #179, Application of...