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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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

B'nai B'rith Building at National Jewish Hospital, 1961

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00018
Overview Exterior of the B'nai B'rith building on the campus of National Jewish Hospital. This building was located at 3800 East Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Initially it was an infirmary for adults but later became the Department of Pediatrics. A gymnasium, two classrooms, recreation and rehabilitation facilities were later added.
Dates: 1961

Dr. Emanuel Friedman, 1908

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00005
Overview Portrait of Dr. Emanuel Friedman, a pediatrician in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1908

Dr. Emanuel Friedman Sitting at His Desk, 1908

Identifier: B288.01.0001.00003
Overview Dr. Emanuel Friedman, a pediatrician in Denver, Colorado, seated at his office desk. He originally came to Colorado because of tuberculosis. After recovering his health, he opened his office on West Colfax Avenue in the immigrant community and was one of Denver's first pediatricians. He graduated from Denver's Gross Medical College in 1904 and also served on the medical staff at National Jewish Hospital and the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society.
Dates: 1908