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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:

Application of Benjamin Russel to JCRS, 1906 July 5

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0173.00003
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Benjamin Russel and is dated Jul 5, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Benjamin Russel. 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. 260, Case #174, Application of...

Application of Bennie Black to JCRS, 1907 June 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0132.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Bennie Black and dated June 21, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Bennie Black. 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. 513, Case No. 353, Application of, Bennie Black,...

Application of Bennie Wittenstein to JCRS, 1906 April 15

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0135.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Bennie Wittenstein and is dated April 15, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Bennie Wittenstein. 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. 215, Case #127 (crossed...

Application of Bessie Cohen to JCRS, 1906 March 28

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0127.00006
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Bessie Cohen and is dated March 28, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Bessie Cohen. 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. 207, Case No. 122, Application of,...

Application of Carrie Hruschka to JCRS, 1906 May 30

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0154.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Carrie Hruschka 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 Carrie Hruschka. 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. 238, Case #159 (crossed out) 158,...

Application of Carrie Schreiderer to JCRS, 1906 November 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0027.00001
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Carrie Schreiderer and dated November 24, 1906. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Carrie Schreiderer. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 365. Application of Carrie Schreiderer, Address 1204 S. 9th Street, Denver, Colo. Received...

Application of Charles A Negus to JCRS, 1906 April 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0137.00003
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Charles A. Negus and is dated April 27, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Charles A. Negus. 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. 218, Case #136 (crossed out)...

Application of Charles Edelstein to JCRS, 1906 August 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0189.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Charles Edelstein and is dated Aug 8, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Chas Edelstein. 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. 285, Case #191, Application of...

Application of Charles Greenblatt to JCRS, 1906 June 24

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0164.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Charles Greenblatt and is dated June 24, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Charles Greenblatt. 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. 248, Case #163 (crossed...

Application of Charles J. Baylesh to JCRS, 1905 December 29

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0103.00003
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Charles J. Baylesh and dated December 29, 1905. Information on the form includes his age, birthplace, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed J. Bales. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Advisory Board," and "Report of Executive Committee," blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand. It reads, "Application No. 176, Case No. 99, Application of Chas. J. Baylesh,...