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 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Printed "General Instructions to Field Secretary" for collecting funds for the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives at Denver, Colo.
Dates: between 1905-1915
Overview Correspondence related to Seraphine Pisko, Secretary of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, and Samuel Grabfelder, President of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives
Dates: 1912 January-June
Overview Correspondence related to Samuel Grabfelder, President of the National Jewish Hospital for Cosumptives, and Seraphine Pisko, Secretary of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives
Dates: 1913 January-April
Scope and Contents Folder contains an inventory of the Grabfelder Building with lists of items in each room and hallway and the prices of each item.
Dates: 1915 June 1
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 In 1899, the Jewish community erected the non-sectarian National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado, for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International B'nai B'rith fraternal organization, patients from all over the U.S. were admitted free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, proper nutrition, and rest. The hospital was founded by a group of Jewish residents of Denver who were of...