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Pisko, Seraphine Eppstein, 1861-1942

 Person

Seraphine Pisko was born to Max and Bertha Eppstein of St. Joseph, Mo., and moved with her family to Denver, Colo. in 1875. She married Denver businessman Edward Pisko in 1878 when she was seventeen, and the couple moved to New York. Within a few years he died, and she returned to Denver. She was involved for years with charitable causes, women's and Jewish groups. She was employed as Field Secretary and later Executive Secretary of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, retiring in 1938. At various times, she also served on the hospital's Board as Secretary or Vice President, and after her retirement, as Honorary Secretary until her death.

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Meeting - Acceptance Board of Trustees, 1926

 File
Identifier: B005.01.0002.0010
Overview Correspondence related to the acceptance board of trustees, New York City; Pisko File
Dates: 1926

Annual Meeting - New York City - Biltmore Hotel, 1926

 File
Identifier: B005.01.0002.0011
Overview Correspondence related to the Annual Meeting on January 10, 1926 in New York City at the Biltmore Hotel; Pisko File
Dates: 1926

Annual Meetings and Cornerstone Laying, 1925 October 19

 File
Identifier: B005.01.0002.0009
Overview Correspondence related to Pisko and Dauby, and the Cornerstone Laying
Dates: 1925 October 19

Biographical Newspaper Clippings and Speech, 1900-1942

 Series
Identifier: B242.01
Scope and Contents Materials include photocopies of the 1899-1900 and 1900-1901 Jewish Year Book entries for Seraphine Pisko as president of the Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Society and president of the Jewish Relief Society, a photocopy of a Denver Times newspaper clipping about Seraphine Pisko's fundraising efforts for National Jewish Hospital (1901), a photocopy of her obituary in the Rocky Mountain News (1942), and a facsimile transcription of a speech written to honor her at her 75th birthday party in 1936.
Dates: 1900-1942

Biographical Newspaper Clippings and Speech, between 1900-1942

 File
Identifier: B242.01.0001.0001
Overview The folder include photocopies of the 1899-1900 and 1900-1901 Jewish Year Book entries for Seraphine Pisko as president of the Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Society and president of the Jewish Relief Society, a photocopy of a Denver Times newspaper clipping about Seraphine Pisko's fundraising efforts for National Jewish Hospital (1901), a photocopy of her obituary in the Rocky Mountain News (1942), and a facsimile transcription of a speech (circa 1931) written to honor her at an anniversary party...
Dates: between 1900-1942

Box 1, 1907-1920

 File — Box: B005.01.0001
Identifier: B005.01.0001
Overview Correspondence relating to the National Jewish Hospital, containing correspondence of Miller, Grabfelder, and Seraphine Pisko.
Dates: 1907-1920

Box 2, 1921-1924

 File — Box: B005.01.0002
Identifier: B005.01.0002
Overview Pisko/Dauby Correspondence (1921-1924), NJH Scrapbook (1920), Teller Report (1916)
Dates: 1921-1924

Collins, Grabfelder, and Pisko Correspondence, 1911 July-September

 File
Identifier: B005.01.0001.0002
Overview Collins, Grabfelder, and Seraphine Pisko correspondence.
Dates: 1911 July-September

Correspondence - Annual Meeting, Pisko File, 1922-1923

 File
Identifier: B005.01.0002.0004
Overview correspondence related to annual meeting between Pisko and Dauby
Dates: 1922-1923

Correspondence - Nurse's Home Building, 1922 January-June

 File
Identifier: B005.01.0002.0002
Overview Correspondence related to the Nurse's Home building, S. Pisko
Dates: 1922 January-June