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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 5 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.

Classroom at National Jewish Hospital, 1961

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00019
Overview A group of children in one of the classrooms at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Teachers were provided by the Denver Public School System and young patients were able to complete all grade and high school requirements while admitted to the hospital.

National Rehabilitation Center at National Jewish Hospital, 1961

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.

Patient Operating a Drill Press, 1961

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00014
Overview An unidentified woman operating a drill press while making a lamp base as part of National Jewish Hospital's Vocational Rehabilitation program. The program was part of the Occupational Therapy Department at the hospital.

Secretarial Training at National Jewish Hospital, 1961

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00010
Overview Two women part of the secretarial training at National Jewish Hospital. The training was part of a vocational training program for patient rehabilitation at the hospital.