National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center (U.S.)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B005.06.0216
Overview Annual Dinner Journals, invitations and dinner related materials; audio reel of 1974 Diamond Jubilee Dinner honoring trustees
File — Box: B005.06.0220
Overview Historical Information, Correspondence, David May background, Stationary from S. Pisko, Interviews.
Overview File contains menus from National Jewish Hospital (NJH) in Denver, CO. from 1917 to 1926. File includes handwritten notes about menus for the week, small typed menus for individual days with a place at the bottom for the patient's name, and large typed menus for individual days. NJH menu items are listed. Food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is listed on each menu.
Overview Anne talks about coming to Denver to finish her degree at the University of Denver and started working for National Jewish Hospital as the only teacher for the students grades 1-7, all the children were patients at the Hospital, she functioned as a teacher, foster mother, counselor; associated with the Denver Public School System.
Dates: 1978 October 25
Overview Interview includes biographical information, came to Denver because he had TB, went to University of DU Law School, covers history of National Jewish Hospital- changing from tuberculosis treatment to asthma, mergers and how the hospital changed.
Dates: 1978 November 1
Overview Topics covered include family history in Denver (6 generations at time of interview), mechanical engineer but when no work during depression worked as a hosiery salesmen with Jack Levy; married Dorothy Schwayder (daughter of Jesse Schwayder, founder of Samsonite). Time on NJH board and joining the Community Chest, move from Tuberculosis focus to asthma, medicine, merging and expanding facilities.
Dates: 1978 October 23
Overview Interview discusses life in Hungary, immigration to Argentina, life in Argentina, immigration to the United States and life in New York and Denver. Contracted tuberculosis in New York, came Denver and was at NJH for about one year.
Dates: 1978 May 3
Overview Topics cover family history, family in Missouri and Denver family history; Jewish community, time as President of the NJH board, endowment at University of Denver and taught insurance courses (insurance program no longer exists), one child worked at Du and one went to DU.
Dates: 1978 October 8
Overview Covers a bit of his experience before coming to National Jewish Hospital- lawyer in Cincinnati, Anti-Defamation League during WWII, contributions he helped make to NJH, growth and development of NJH over his time there (1962-1978 when interview was recorded); NJH mergers, development, fundraising and research.
Dates: 1978 May 11