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National Asthma Center (U.S.)


Began as the Denver Sheltering Home in 1907; 1907-1927--Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children; 1928-1952--National Home for Jewish Children in Denver; 1953-1956--Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver; 1957-1972--Children’s Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH);

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Children of the National Asthma Center Perform Gymnastics, between 1970-1980

Identifier: B089.12.0020.0009.00004
Overview Two unidentified boys from the National Asthma Center perform gymnastics. An unidentified woman watches them while kneeling on the floor with exercise mats. The National Asthma Center's history began in 1907 as the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, which was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. In 1928 the institution changed names to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. In 1953, the...