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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 Clara Brandwait to JCRS, 1907 May 31

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0122.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Clara Brandwait and dated May 31, 1907. Information on the form includes her age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed Clara Brandwait. 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. 490, Case No. 337, Application of, Clara...

Application of Dave Aronfeld to JCRS, 1906 September 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0207.00002
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Dave Aronfeld and is dated Sep 13, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Dave Aronfeld. 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. 310, Application of Dave Aronfeld,...

Application of Dave Bailin to JCRS, 1906 January 2

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0105.00005
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Dave Bailin and dated Jan 2, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, nearest relatives, and signed D Bailin. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Advisory Board," blank, and "Report of Executive Committee," blank. The middle section of the back is a form filled out by hand in ink. It reads, "No. 178, Case #98, Application of Dave Bailin, Jan 2/06, Date...

Application of David Leikind to the JCRS, 1906 November 19

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0029.00003
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for David Leikind and dated November 19, 1906. Information on the front of the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signature. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is dated December 6, 1906, and notes that Mr. Leikind has been examined and found to have stage 3 tuberculosis. This section is signed by Dr. C.D. Spivak. The middle...

Application of Dora Fox to JCRS, 1907 January 25

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0055.00001
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Dora Fox and dated January 25, 1907. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed by Dora Fox. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 404. Second Application of Dora Fox, Address Denver, Colorado, Received January 25, 1907, Admitted March 20, 1907, Died...

Application of Eli Greenbaum to JCRS, 1906 May 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0142.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Eli Greenbaum and is dated May 9, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Eli Greenbaum. 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. 225, Case #151 (crossed out) 150,...

Application of Eli Zimberoff to JCRS, 1906 May 23

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0150.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Eli Zimberoff and is dated May 22, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Eli Zimberoff. 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. 234, Case #147 (crossed out) 148,...

Application of Ellias Rosenblatt to JCRS, 1907 February 13

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0064.00004
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Ellias Rosenblatt 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 by Elias Rosenblatt. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 414. Application of Ellias Rosenblatt, Address 2929 W. 16th Ave, Denver Colorado, Received February...

Application of Emily Hyman to JCRS, 1907 February 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0098.0062.00001
Overview Application for admittance filled out by hand for Emily Hyman 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 Emily Heyman. The back of the form has sections titled "Report of Medical Examiner," which is blank. The middle section of the back has "Application No. 411. Application of Adolph Spitzer, Address 3440 Larimer St., Denver, Received February 8, 1907, Accepted...

Application of Ernest Oppie to JCRS, 1906 May 21

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Identifier: B002.01.0097.0148.00001
Overview Application for admittance to JCRS filled out by hand for Ernest Oppi and is dated May 21, 1906. Information on the form includes his age, birth place, occupation, residence, marital status, children's ages, nearest relatives, and signed Ernest Oppi. 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. 232, Case #152 (crossed out) 151,...