National Jewish Hospital (U.S.)
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:
Children Eating Watermelon at the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital, between 1957-1973
Overview An unidentified group of children eat watermelon at the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital. 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...
Overview File contains menus from National Jewish Hospital (NJH) in Denver, CO. from 1917 to 1926. File includes handwritten notes about menus for the week, small typed menus for individual days with a place at the bottom for the patient's name, and large typed menus for individual days. NJH menu items are listed. Food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is listed on each menu.