Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection materials include biographical information on Dr. Charles and Jennie Spivak, a family tree chart, a Yiddish dictionary written by Dr. C. D. Spivak and Soloman Bloomgarden (Yehoash), correspondence and articles written by Charles Spivak. The collection also includes memorials to Charles Spivak, including the special memorial issue of the JCRS publication, "The Sanatorium." The collection also contains art by H. David Spivak, son of Charles and Jennie Spivak, including an oil...
Overview Booklet concerning Denver's Jewish artists and history, including: Haim David Spivak (1893-1932), Marianne Pisko Hausmann (1880-1969), Eunice Katz (1914-1994), Ruth Sherbok (1916-2006), Mary Cane Robinson (1910-1992), William Sanderson (1905-1990), Roland Detre (1903-1995), Mel Silverman (1931-1966), Greta Hilb (1904-1998), Irene Stein (1894-2000), and Elizabeth Yanish Shwayder.
Dates: 1992 December 20-1993 February 28
Overview Materials related to Boris Pénson. Known for poster art, he and his family moved to Riga, Latvia, in 1950 where he graduated from an art school. In 1967 he decided to emigrate to Israel but was refused a visa. After endless requests and refusals, he joined the Dymshits group which planned the hijacking of an aircraft to escape from the Soviet Union. In June 1970, together with other members of the group, he was arrested by the KGB at the Smolny airport. In December 1970, at the 1st Leningrad...
Overview Born in Varniai, Russa in 1866, professor Boris Schatz was the founder and director of Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts in Palestine and a noted artist, serving as the king of Bulgaria's court painter and sculptor over the turn of the century. He died on March 23, 1932 at the Beth Israel hospital in Denver while fundraising for the school in the United States and was buried in Jerusalem.
Dates: March 25, 1932
File — Box B230.03.0020: Series B230.03 [U186022111699]
Overview Copies of photos and application to JCRS, CD containing images from the Max Lazarus exhibit opening, 2 copies of the published exhibit catalog and Ephemera with exhibit paintings. (Glass cleaner, memo pad and pen). Loan paperwork and corresppondence regarding the exhibit is also included.
File — Box B250.03.0005: Series B250.03 [U186023246463]
Overview Contains information on David Spivak and his art, photographs of "The Ten Commandments" and the Spivak family, and Isaac Sololmon Synagogue cards designed by Daniel Spivak, son of David Spivak.
Item — Object B398.01.0033: Series B398.01 [U186023292278]
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes. Canvas has floral patterned wallpaper with large red flowers, covered with wax. Canvas is surrounded by ash wood frame. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional.
File — Folder B187.03.0008: Series B187.03 [U186023281170]
Overview Pencil drawing on paper of the Mary Reed Library building of the University of Denver campus in 1948; mounted to mat board. The drawing is of the Southeast entrance to the building showing wooden revolving doors, two stories of elaborate Collegiate Gothic Architecture and a woman sitting reading a book by the entrance. The door is colored with brown pencil and the brick is red oil crayon or pencil. The white lines of the brick have been painted on.
Dates: 1948 June 3
Overview Haim David Spivak (1893-1932) was the son of Dr. Charles D. Spivak, a founder of the JCRS. David Spivak was an artist who painted portraits and landscapes and was one of three co-founders of the Denver Artists Guild. The file contains information on Haim David Spivak, copies of a bookplate he designed for his father, a catalog of his paintings (1914-1932), and correspondence, aboutf his "Ten Commandments" painting.
Overview Fred Veston was originally from Poland and survived the Holocaust. After World War II, he came to the US and settled in Albuquerque, NM. He was a painter and would paint portraits as bar/bat mitzvah gifts for the members of his congregation. Collection contains 2 paintings by Fred Veston. One is a portrait of a young woman lighting candles; it was a gift for her from the artist for her Bat Mitzvah. The other is a framed oil painting of two Russian Jewish men sitting at a table with a Samovar...
Dates: circa 1945-1995