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National Jewish Hospital (U.S.)

 Organization

Est. 1899, National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives changed its name several times, subsequently being known as National Jewish Hospital (1925) becoming National Jewish Hospital and Research Center (1965), National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center (after merging with the National Asthma Center in 1978), National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine (1985), and then renamed as National Jewish Medical and Research Center (1997). Name changed to National Jewish Health (2008). See http://www.nationaljewish.org/about/

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Kirkland Throws Frisbees at a Benefit for the National Asthma Center, between 1973-1978

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Identifier: B089.12.0019.0016.00003
Overview John Kirkland throws frisbees at a benefit for the National Asthma Center. The event was called the Great KIMN Funky Frisbee Fly-In and was held at Denver Public Schools Stadium, 1450 S. Franklin Street, Denver, Colorado. The National Asthma Center's history began in 1907, 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....

Mike Butts Discusses Throwing Frisbees with Patient Owen Ballweg, circa 1975

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Identifier: B089.12.0019.0016.00001
Overview Mike Butts, disc jockey of KIMN, discusses frisbee throwing with Owen Ballweg, a patient at the National Asthma Center in Denver. The event was called the Great KIMN Funky Frisbee Fly-In and money generated helped to raise money for NAC's treatment, research and education programs. The National Asthma Center's history began in 1907, 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...