Coach Love

Rose’s Coach, William J. Curran, kept a notebook which included stories, details, and praises of Rose, her records, and her swims.

Thanks to Rose’s granddaughter Sandy, we have a reproduction of several of the pages from this book.

Excerpted here are a drawing depicting several of Rose’s achievements, and a toast:

  1. #1 by JCMalick on July 13, 2011 - 10:06 am

    That’s amazing how something like that transpires over a hundred years! That’s phenomenal!

    • #2 by ddraeger on July 13, 2011 - 11:17 pm

      I agree. I find it a very moving piece – the handwriting, the personal feeling. We are very fortunate to have this perspective on the event.

  2. #3 by Endless Pools on July 14, 2011 - 11:27 am

    Gives me goose bumps!

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