General Rose Memorial Hospital
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B366.01.0001
Scope and Contents Box contains photocopies of newspaper articles pertaining to General Maurice Rose from the Intermountain Jewish News; (1) copy of the Colorado History News from April 1995; (1) copy of the "The First Twenty-Five Years of the General Rose Memorial Hospital 1945-1970"; (1) copy of "Major General Maurice Rose: The Most Decorated Battletank Commander in U.S. Military History".
File — Box: B233.04.0006
Overview (1) Scrapbook compiled by Robert Gamzey, editor of the Jewish News, in 1945 with news clippings from local and national papers all pertaining to the death of General Maurice Rose and one photograph of Rose. Also in the scrapbook is a 1958 study of local Jewish hospitals and a copy of the donation letter from Neil Goldblatt in 2013 donating his grandfather’s scrapbook to Rose Hospital and one photograph of Rose. (1) Scrapbook containing news clippings from local and national papers all...
Overview Maurice Rose was born in 1899 in Middletown, CT to Orthodox Jewish parents. The family moved to Denver, CO when Maurice was three. After graduation from highschool, Maurice Rose enlisted in the United States army when he was 15 and fought under General Pershing. He stayed in the army and attended various military schools. After fighting in North Africa and Sicily, Rose was sent to command forces during the D-Day Normandy invasion as a Brigadier General. During the Battle of the Bulge, the 3rd...
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...