Grabfelder, Samuel, d.1920
National president of Denver's National Jewish Hospital from 1899 until his death in 1920.
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Abstract Correspondence related to Seraphine Pisko, Secretary of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, and Samuel Grabfelder, President of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives
Dates: 1912 January-June
Abstract Correspondence related to Samuel Grabfelder, President of the National Jewish Hospital for Cosumptives, and Seraphine Pisko, Secretary of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives
Dates: 1913 January-April
Abstract In 1899, the Jewish community erected the non-sectarian National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado, for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International B'nai B'rith fraternal organization, patients from all over the U.S. were admitted free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, proper nutrition, and rest. The hospital was founded by a group of Jewish residents of Denver who were of...