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Dr. Charles Spivak at JCRS, circa 1924

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00067


Dr. Charles Spivak, founder of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) stands with his hands in his pockets. 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.


  • circa 1924

Digital Repository

Dr. Charles Spivak at JCRS

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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 4 x 2 inches black and white


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


Title from back of photograph.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on front of photograph: ''1924.'' Handwritten on envelope: ''#429 JCRS 1929.'' On back of photograph: ''c 1928 Dr. Charles Spivak at JCRS # 429 from album of Bertha 'Mickey' Marks.''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428