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Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

From NJH website, retrieved 11/27/2018:

"In 1978, the National Asthma Center, previously called the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH, pronounced Car-ee), merged with National Jewish Hospital to create the world's largest inpatient treatment facility for pediatric and adult asthma patients. Researchers at CARIH had made many notable discoveries, including the discovery of Immunoglobulin E (IgE), called the “allergy antibody.” The discovery at last established beyond a doubt that there is a physical basis for asthma."

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boys at the National Asthma Center, 1947 May

 Item
Identifier: B089.12.0020.0001.00001
Overview Group of boys from the National Asthma Center (NAC) sit on the steps of a building with two unidentified nurses. The Center's history began in 1907 as the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, which was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. In 1928 the institution changed names to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. In 1953, the name changed to the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic...
Dates: 1947 May

Nurse and Child at the National Asthma Center, between 1965-1988

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Identifier: B089.12.0020.0003.00002
Overview An unidentified nurse hugs a boy while she writes on a chalkboard at the National Asthma Center. The NAC's history began in 1907 as the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children, which was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. In 1928 the institution changed names to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. In 1953, the name changed to the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children at Denver and the...
Dates: between 1965-1988