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Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children

 Organization

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1920-1957

 File — Box: B272.02.0001
Identifier: B272.02.0001
Overview In 1907, Fannie Lorber, Bessie Willems, and some other eastern European women founded the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children to care for children of Jewish tb patients at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives and at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Fannie Lorber served as President until her death in 1958. In 1920 the organization became a national one and eventually there were approximentally 100 fund-raising auxiliaries across the country. The organization went through...
Dates: 1920-1957

Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital 53rd Annual Convention, 1960 July 27

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0030.0002.00001
Overview The convention attendees are seated in five rows in a large group photograph of the 53rd annual convention of the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children - Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital. The men and women are dressed in formal attire and many of the women have gift boxes. Above the group is a sign: ''Triumph Over Asthma in the 60's.''
Dates: 1960 July 27

Fannie Eller Lorber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B272
Overview Fannie Eller was born in Geishen, Russia, in 1881. She and her family immigrated to America when Fannie was a teenager and moved to the West Colfax area of Denver in 1896. She married Jacob Lorber and became interested in the plight of "tb orphans." In 1907, Fannie Lorber, Bessie Willems, and some other eastern European women founded the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children to care for children of Jewish tb patients at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives and at the Jewish...
Dates: 1920-2006

Heritage of Hope, undated

 Item
Identifier: B229.01.0005.0002
Overview Narrated color film depicting asthma and the treatment of asthma at the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children (JNHAC). The closing credits inform the film is produced in conjunction with the University of Denver Communications Center.
Dates: undated

Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children, 1973

 Item
Identifier: B229.01.0020.00001
Overview Silent black and white film depicting a day at the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver, Colorado. Footage depicts daily life at the home, including treatment, play, and chores.
Dates: 1973

JNHAC Campus Scenes, 1940-1949

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Identifier: B229.01.0033.0003
Overview Silent black and white film depicting scenes from the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in the 1940s. Depicts children performing chores, dancing, reading, and other daily activities. Some fading at very end of footage.
Dates: 1940-1949

JNHAC Convention and Swimming Scenes at Town Club, undated

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Identifier: B229.01.0033.0004
Overview Silent color film containing scenes depicting Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children convention, as well as swimmers at an outdoor swimming pool.
Dates: undated

JNHAC Convention of 1960, 1976 August

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Identifier: B229.01.0009.0005
Overview Silent color film depicting a Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children (JNHAC) convention, as well as scenes from JNHAC.
Dates: 1976 August

JNHAC Film Clips, undated

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Identifier: B229.01.0033.0002
Overview Silent black and white depicting scenes from the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children. Footage is slightly faded in the beginning.
Dates: undated

JNHAC Film Clips, 1940-1949

 Item
Identifier: B229.01.0033.0005
Overview Silent black and white film depicting scenes from the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children. Produced in conjunction with University of Denver Communications Center. Multiple clips spliced together.
Dates: 1940-1949