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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:

National Rehabilitation Center at National Jewish Hospital, 1961

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Identifier: B063.03.0003.00016
Overview Exterior of the National Rehabilitation Center on the campus of National Jewish Hospital. Social Workers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists worked there to help patients reshape their lives.

Tuberculosis Patient Receiving Physical Therapy, 1961

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Identifier: B063.03.0003.00020
Overview A young girl receiving physical therapy at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado. The girl is recovering from tuberculosis which may have had a role in the difference of her leg lengths.