Original pioneering group of Sisters with Father Moran. Photo courtesy St. Rose Dominican Hospital
Women of Saint Rose
The project documents the history of Saint Rose
Dominican Hospital, built in Henderson, Nevada at the beginning of
World War II. Since 1947 it has been owned by the Adrian Dominican
Sisters, who established a special relationship between the
hospital and the community over the years. Saint Rose is noted for
its improvements in the quality of health care in southern
Originally submitted by: Harry Reid, Senator Richard H. Bryan, Senator Shelley Berkeley, Representative (1st District) & Jim Gibbons, Representative (2nd District).
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