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:
Overview Interview discusses growing up in Leadville, CO; Jewish community. family, childhood activities; beginning her career as a field worker for National Jewish Hospital.
Dates: 1977 August 7
Overview "Sol Z. Abraham describes his early education in New York after emigrating with his parents from Austria when he was 11 years old. He discusses the effect that contracting tuberculosis had on his early life, and details the various treatments and surgeries he underwent to treat the disease while at National Jewish Hospital (NJH). He talks about his later employment at NJH and the variety of positions he held there from 1935 until his retirement forty years later in 1975. He also articulates the...
Dates: 1984 October 1