Rosamond Stewart Marrow


President of the Board of the Community Hospital (African American hospital, previously Kenney) in Newark. Also on the faculty of Essex County Vocational School in Beauty Culture. She was involved in politics in the 1930s through 1950s including being Republican Vice Chairman in the Central Ward and working on the campaign of Senate candidate Robert Kean. She was on the Public Relations Committee for the Master Plan in 1945. She was an officer of the Mrs. Samuel E. Cooper Civic League and co-chairman of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Essex Civil Council. She was chair of the Ebony Fashion Fair. She was heavily involved with the NJ Council of Negro Women.

Star Ledger, Feb 18, 1951
Girls VoTech Yearbook 1957
New York Age Jun 29, 1957


After Hours, Dec 15, 1949, Tiny Prince Collection, Newark Library (photo)

“Mrs. R. S. Marrow Honored at Dinner” Star Ledger Dec 13, 1948

“Town Talk” Dec 22, 1945

“Cooper League Installs Oct 22” Star Ledger Oct 13, 1957

“Fashion Fair to Benefit Youth Clubs” Star Ledger Sept 26, 1983

“GOP Picks Lawyer to Face Addonizio” Star Ledger Feb 24, 1960

“A Guiliano to Help Kean” Star Ledger Oct 11, 1958

“Auxiliary to Hold Cocktail Party” Star Ledger Apr 11, 1951

“Hospital Plans $50,000 Drive for Expansion” Star Ledger Feb 18, 1951

“Fashion Fair Will Benefit Boys Club” Star Ledger Sept 27, 1959

“Marrow, Rosamond S” Star Ledger Feb 1, 1972

North 13th Street Yearbook 1957

“Negro Women’s County Council Honors Leaders” The Record May 28, 1957

“Schaefer Award” New York Age Jun 29, 1957