National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (U.S.)
found: Info. 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), National Asthma Center (1907-1927--Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children; 1928-1952--National Home for Jewish Children in Denver; 1953-1956--Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver; 1957-1972--Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH); 1973-1977--National Asthma Center), Merged (1978-1985--National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center; 1986-1996--National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine; 1997- -- National Jewish Medical and Research Center)
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.