In this week's Flashback Friday – an installment highlighting stories from the MGH Hotline archive – we took a look at MGH: A Brief Review, an annual publication created by the MGH Office of Resources and Development from the early 1950s to late 1960s. A precursor to today’s fundraising capital campaign materials, the Brief Review provided an opportunity to pair reports and figures from the official MGH annual report with a direct appeal for funds.

The illustrations below provided a chance to highlight innovations and changes around the hospital, including a White Lobby renovation, a new X-Ray Unit and “an integral part of the Hospital, the new Coffee Shop."