World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Frame B002.04.0377: Series B002.04 [U186023258020]
Overview Invitation to dinner and program for the farewell of Dr. C. D. Spivak as he departed for Poland to aid Jewish surviors of the war. Kosher dinner menu is written in French.
Overview Topics covered: Father died when he was six; served in WWI for the Russian Army on the front line; 1920 Russian civil war starts, white army killed Jews; leaves for US paying many bribes to get out; comes through Elis Island, goes to Baltimore where uncle was and later to DC; gets TB and comes to Denver for treatment with wife and 18 mo. old child, in Denver diagnosed as asthmatic; worked in produce sales, talks about JCRS jobs; lost only son in World War II; feelings on Jewish community; early...