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National Jewish Hospital Records


National Jewish Hospital Records




In 1899, the Jewish community erected National Jewish Hospital (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International Order of B'nai B'rith, the hospital served Jews and gentiles alike and accepted indigent patients free of charge.


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Items in the National Jewish Hospital Records Collection

Stained glass window from Leiwisohn Chapel in National Jewish Hospital.

Delegates to the 59th Annual Convention of the International Order of B'nai B'rith posed in front of the Guggenheim Pavilion at National Jewish Hospital.

Through the efforts of Seraphine Pisko, the Hofheimer Preventorium was built and opened in 1920. While designated to keep well children healthy, it also treated children with tuberculosis of the bone, joints and similar afflictions.

English certificate of merit from National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives