Nurse taking patient's temperature on the porch of National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, 1907
Several male patients are lying in beds on the porch at National Jewish Hospital, Denver, Colo. experiencing open-air treatment. A uniformed nurse takes one patient's temperature and pulse rate. The hospital was founded in 1899 as the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives.
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1 Items (photograph)
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Good 8 x 10 inches sepia
Donated by the National Asthma Center.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America, Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 76.
Inscription and Marks
On back of photograph: ''#1141 NJH First Building, 1907 Phallas Photo Labs Inc. Chicago/Denver/Milwaukee Approval Print client National Jewish Hospital Invoice '' 64068 Date: 8-19-98 tech Data 3-116/93/16.5/5 w/Frame Nurse taking patient's temperature at NJH, 1907''. On envelope: ''Early Historical NJH pictures of Patients and campus''.
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)