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 165 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 Frances Wisebart Jacobs, born in 1843, earned the nickname "Mother of Charities" because of her many efforts to assist the poor, the homeless, and the disenfranchised. She joined or helped to found charitable organizations and events in Denver, Colorado, and at the national level, and she was instrumental in raising support for the construction of Jewish Hospital in 1892. The collection consists of clothing that belonged to Jacobs and to a relative and contemporary of hers. Also...
Dates: 1882-1994; Majority of material found in 1882-1924