National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (U.S.)
Found information from National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Nov. 15, 2001 (name changed 1997 to National Jewish Medical and Research Center; History of name changes: National Jewish Hospital (1899-1924--National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives; 1925-1964--National Jewish Hospital at Denver; 1965-1977--National Jewish Hospital and Research Center; after National Asthma Center merged with National Jewish, 1978-1985--National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center; 1986-1996--National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine; 1997-2008 -- National Jewish Medical and Research Center; July 2008- National Jewish Health).
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A postcard with a drawing of a "Birdseye view of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, Denver, Colorado, A Free Hospital for the Poor Consumptive" from around 1915. Traffic of horse drawn wagons, cars, and a trolly are shown on Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1915
Overview Several male patients are lying in beds on the porch at National Jewish Hospital, Denver, Colo. experiencing open-air treatment. A uniformed nurse takes one patient's temperature and pulse rate. The hospital was founded in 1899 as the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives.