Invitation to Dedications and Banquet, 1922 June 23
Invitation to building dedications and a banquet and dance by the trustees of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives. The dedications were of the Louis D. Beaumont Home for Nurses and The Hofheimer Children's Building at the hospital, both built largely through the efforts of Seraphine Pisko. A banquet and dance was held at the Albany Hotel. Seraphine Eppstein Pisko (1861-1942) began working at National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives as a field secretary, fund raiser, in 1900. In 1911 she became the executive-secretary of National Jewish and served in that position until 1938 when she retired. Seraphine Pisko was actively involved in both Jewish and secular social organizations, gaining national renown for her organizational strengths as well as her social efforts.
- 1922 June 23
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1 items : Good condition ; 22 x 14 centimeters
Scope and Contents
From the Series: The series consists of materials created by two organizations with which Seraphine Pisko was affiliated: National Jewish Hospital and National Council of Women. Included are two pages of blank letterhead (1925) from the National Council of Women and one page of blank letterhead from National Jewish Hospital (undated), with Pisko's name and titles in the margins. In addition, there is a National Jewish Hospital Trustees' invitation to a dinner dance and the dedication of the Louis D. Beaumont Home for Nurses and The Hofheimer Children's Building. There is also a program for Seraphine Pisko's 75th Birthday Anniversary.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by National Jewish Hospital.
Title supplied by archivist.
- From the Collection: National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (U.S.) (Organization)