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This Week in History: A fact for October

Frances Wisebart Jacobs

Construction begins on Denver hospital inspired by Frances Wisebart Jacobs

October 9, 1892

Thanks to the work of Frances Jacobs, Colorado's "Mother of Charity," construction begins on a Denver hospital dedicated to the care of tuberculosis patients.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for October." (Viewed on September 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/oct/random>.

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