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Seraphine Pisko 75th Birthday Program, 1936 January 5

 Item
Identifier: B242.02.0001.0002.00002

Overview

Program for Seraphine Pisko's seventy-fifth birthday anniversary dinner held by the board of managers of the National Jewish Hospital at Denver. The Dinner was held at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Rabbi William S. Friedman was the toastmaster and a number of people spoke on Seraphine Pisko's career. 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 Hospital 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.

Dates

  • 1936 January 5

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 items (program)

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair 23 x 16 centimeters

Condition Report

There is some discoloration on the right edges of the pages and there a few smudges on the front cover. (TKW, 2010-02-16)

Provenance

Donated by National Jewish Hospital.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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