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Dr. Charles Spivak of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1920-1927

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0019.00001

Overview

Portrait of Dr. Charles Spivak. 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. It was located on West Colfax Avenue, just outside of Denver. Dr. Spivak also served as executive secretary from 1904 until his death in 1929.

Dates

  • between 1920-1927

Digital Repository

Dr. Charles Spivak of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#179 Dr. Charles Spivak, 1920s''. On back of photograph: ''C. Spivak #179''.

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

1 Photographic Prints (photograph) : good, black and white ; 3 x 4 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.

Provenance

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

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on envelope: ''#179 Dr. Charles Spivak, 1920s''. On back of photograph: ''C. Spivak #179''.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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