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National Asthma Center (U.S.)

 Organization

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);

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boy Playing Table Tennis at the National Asthma Center, between 1973-1985

 Item
Identifier: B089.12.0020.0006.00003
Overview Henry DeCocteau playing table tennis at the National Asthma Center. 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 name changed to the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children at Denver and the...

Boy Playing Table Tennis at the National Asthma Center, between 1974-1979

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Identifier: B089.12.0021.0001.00036
Overview A boy plays table tennis at the National Asthma Center (NAC) The NAC encouraged asthmatic children to participate in physical activities. The child was a patient at NAC. The NAC's history began in 1907, when it was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. At that time it was known as the Denver Sheltering Home. In 1928 the institution changed names to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. In 1953, the...