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Ricka and Fannie Rosenbaum

Ricka and Fannie Rosenbaum. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Ricka N. Rosenbaum, 1853-1948 and Fannie Rosenbaum, 1853-1918

In 1888, Ricka and her sister-in-law, Fannie, served with a group of ladies to establish the “Home and Infirmary of Western Maryland.” This later became Western Maryland Hospital(1892), forerunner of Memorial Hospital (1929), and the Western Maryland Health System in 1996.


Text - Albert Feldstein

Further information on the Home and Infirmary is found on the Maryland Archives website. The postcard of the Western Maryland Hospital is from the collection of Al Feldstein.

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Allegany County

Allegany County (Md.)--Biography; Allegany County (Md.)--Women.

Allegany County, (Md.)

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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