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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:

Boy Playing Table Tennis at the National Asthma Center, between 1973-1985

 Item
Identifier: B089.12.0020.0006.00003
Overview Henry DeCocteau playing table tennis at the National Asthma Center. The National Asthma 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 Children at Denver and the...
Dates: between 1973-1985

Boy Playing Table Tennis at the National Asthma Center, between 1974-1979

 Item
Identifier: B089.12.0021.0001.00036
Overview A boy plays table tennis at the National Asthma Center (NAC) The NAC encouraged asthmatic children to participate in physical activities. The child was a patient at NAC. The NAC's history began in 1907, when it was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. At that time it was known as the Denver Sheltering Home. In 1928 the institution changed names to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver. In 1953, the...
Dates: between 1974-1979