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Dr. Charles D. Spivak of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, between 1915-1927

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00052


Dr. Charles D. Spivak standing on the front steps of the Administration building while smoking a cigarette. Dr. Spivak was a founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) and served as Medical Director and Superintendent until his death in 1927. 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 Denver.


  • between 1915-1927

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Dr. Charles D. Spivak of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society

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1 Items (photograph)

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 5 x 3 inches black and white


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''.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
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