General Rose Memorial Hospital
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Frame: B233.02.0007
Overview (1) Framed poster announcing Sammy Davis Jr. as the headliner for The Rose Celebration benefit concert on Saturday, November 27, 1982. Poster is cream colored with green taxt and a black and white image of Sammy Davis Jr. in the center.
Overview Topics covered: Brief history of Mrs. Frankle, history of the Federation, fundraising goals, primary functions, WWII, fund raising, serving on the board, Community Chest (now United Way), president of Allied, Frankel's family background, other Jewish communities, Jewish culture and community in Denver.
Overview General Rose Memorial Hospital was founded in 1945. The hospital was named for General Maurice Rose, a Denver native, who had been killed in action the same year. General Rose was the highest ranking American officer killed in action in Europe and also the highest ranking Jewish officer in the Army. The hospital was intended to “serve the need of every creed.”The records highlight fundraising related to the hospital foundation through photographs, programs and other event...