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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 409 Collections and/or Records:

Note, 1910 April 21

Identifier: B002.01.0102.0109.00002
Overview Note regarding Louis Klatzkin's application for admission to JCRS. The note describes Louis' history at various hospitals in San Francisco and the treatment he has received so far. The note has undetermined initials at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 April 21

Oral History Interview with Charlotte (Lottie) Gold, 1977 August 7

Identifier: B098.01.0001.00015
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

Oral History Interview with Sol Abraham, 1984 October 1

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00124
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

Organizational Letterhead, Invitation and Program, between 1922-1942

Identifier: B242.02.0001.0002
Overview The folder contains materials created by two organizations with which Seraphine Pisko was affiliated: National Jewish Hospital and National Council of Women. Included are two pages of blank letterhead (1925) from the National Council of Women and one page of blank letterhead from National Jewish Hospital (undated), which feature Pisko's name and titles in the margins. In addition, there is a 1922 National Jewish Hospital Trustees' invitation to a dinner dance and the dedication of the Louis D....
Dates: between 1922-1942

Patient Distribution Map, 1949

Identifier: B063.03.0036.00047
Overview Map of the United States with numbers in each state of the number of patients from that state. In the middle is a photograph of a nurse with three children, one in a wheelchair, in front of the B'nai B'rith Building.
Dates: 1949

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.
Dates: 1961

Patients Completing Needlework at National Jewish Hospital, circa 1915

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00014
Overview Copy photograph of unidentified female patients completing needlework and crafts as part of a rehabilitation program at National Jewish Hospital in Denver Colorado. Photo is printed in reverse.
Dates: circa 1915

Patients Outside at National Jewish Hospital, circa 1915

Identifier: B063.03.0019.00013
Overview Copy photograph of unidentified patients laying outside in the open air at National Jewish Hospital in Denver Colorado. Photo is printed reversed.
Dates: circa 1915

Physicians Training at National Jewish Hospital, 1961

Identifier: B063.03.0003.00015
Overview A group of unidentified physicians receiving training at National Jewish Hospital. One physician appears to be leading the training and is standing in the front of the room examining chest x-rays.
Dates: 1961

Plaque for Frances Wisebart Jacobs Statue, circa 1987

Identifier: B063.08.0039.00052
Overview Metal plaque mounted on wood and engraved with ''Frances Wisebart Jacobs; After her death in 1892, the Frances Jacobs Hospital was erected on this site. It was the forerunner of the present institution, and was established through the love and gratitude of the people of Denver to memorialized a noble pioneer, Denver's 'Mother of Charities'''.
Dates: circa 1987