This collection is arranged alphabetically by format.
Scope and Contents
The Rose J. Forgione Collection spans the year’s ca. 1930s – 1990s with the bulk of the material undated. The collection includes photographs, miscellany, and yearbooks. The photographs include childhood photographs and portraits of Rose and Louis, portraits of Rose involved in showing horses, and photographs and portraits of an unidentified female that could be their mother. The majority of photographs were taken when Rose was attending the Woman’s College at Furman University. Both Rose and Louis are depicted in a group of photographs from the 1970s-1990s.
Miscellany includes scrapbook pages, programs, materials from Rose’s membership in the Alpha Epsilon Delta, National Honorary Pre-medical fraternity, and ephemera from the Furman women’s campus; New York theatre programs and programs from activities at Columbia University; a newspaper clipping regarding Rose’s election as treasurer of N.C. League of Nursing (1963), and travel souvenirs.