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Wathen old hospital drawing_BF_J59_2.jpg
Sketch of the original Jewish Hospital, undated. Rafael T. Wathen was a longtime employee in the maintenance department at both the old and new Jewish Hospital. He retired in 1965 at age 77.

1905 cornerstone laying.tif
A group gathers to lay the cornerstone of the original Jewish Hospital.

1905 directors and rabbis.tif
Photograph of the original board of directors and rabbis who oversaw the dedication and creation of Jewish Hospital.

1919 Bernheim Memorial Hosp_BF_J59_296.jpg
In January 1918, distillers and philanthropists Bernard and Isaac Bernheim contributed $100,000 for an addition to the Jewish Hospital. One of the conditions attached to the brothers’ donation was their request to rename the hospital Bernheim…

1918 Bernheim letter 1_BF_J59_297.jpg
Letter from Bernard Bernheim to the Board of Directors of Jewish Hospital responding to a decision to keep the Jewish Hospital name. Bernheim contributed $100,000 for an addition to Jewish Hospital on the condition that they rename the hospital…

1950s Joseph and Joseph plan_BF_J59_2.jpg
Architectural rendering of the new Jewish Hospital by Joseph & Joseph Architects

1950 medical center_BF_J59_7.jpg
Plan for the University of Louisville Medical Center. After World War II, a fervor of urban renewal swept through American cities, shifting populations and remaking neighborhoods with major construction projects. The new downtown Medical Center was a…

1950s Site of New Jewish_BF_J59_292.jpg
Sign reading "Site of New Jewish Hospital Affiliated with the University Medical Center."

1954 annual report cover_BF_J59_76.jpg
Cover of the 1954 Annual Report, the Jewish Hospital Association of Louisville, KY

1926 news article 1.jpg
News clippings from the 75th Anniversary scrapbook describing efforts to avoid closing the Jewish Hospital
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