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Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children

 Organization

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Found in B002.01.0100.0114.00021
Began as the Denver Sheltering Home in 1907; 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);

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boys at the National Asthma Center, 1947 May

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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