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Patients at National Jewish Hospital

In 1911, Seraphine Pisko was appointed to a position at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives in Denver, Colorado, and went on to become its director, probably the first woman in the United States to become chief executive of a national Jewish institution. In this photo, four young female patients play with their toys on the hospital lawn.

Institution: Beck Archives, Penrose Library and Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Patients at National Jewish Hospital." (Viewed on March 29, 2020) <>.


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