Jeanne Abrams

Jeanne Abrams is an associate professor at Penrose Library at the University of Denver and is also the director of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society at DU’s Center for Judaic Studies. Her publications include Blazing the Tuberculosis Trail in Colorado and A Place to Heal: An Early History of National Jewish Medical and Research Center, as well as articles on Colorado and American history. She is currently at work on a book about early Jewish women in the American West.

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Seraphine Eppstein Pisko

Like so many middle-class Jewish women at the turn of the century, Seraphine Eppstein Pisko used her longtime experience in volunteer charitable work and her organizational talents to move into the realm of the professional workplace. In 1911, Pisko was appointed secretary of National Jewish Hospital (NJH) for Consumptives in Denver. She was later appointed executive secretary as well as vice president, and remained in control of day-to-day affairs at the hospital until her retirement twenty-seven years later in 1938.

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