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Dr. Charles Spivak of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0011.00059

Overview

Formal head and shoulders portrait of Dr. Charles Spivak, dressed in a suit and tie. Dr. Spivak was a founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Spivak served as executive secretary from 1904 until his death in 1927.

Dates

  • circa 1920

Digital Repository

Dr. Charles Spivak of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#485 Dr. C.W. Spivak''. On back of photograph: ''Dr. Charles Spivak''.

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 Photographic Prints (photograph) : good, black and white ; 2 x 3 inches

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.

Provenance

Accession # 1271, Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#485 Dr. C.W. Spivak''. On back of photograph: ''Dr. Charles Spivak''.

General

Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 80.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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