Borghild Alfreda Lund, First Riverside Graduate (1920)

Nurses Tender Reception to Riverside Graduate

In honor of the completion of her course of training at the Riverside hospital yesterday, the student nurses of the hospital last night tendered Miss Borghild Alfreda Lund a reception at the hospital which was attended by the nurses and members of the hospital staff, with their wives and friends  Miss Lund is the first Riverside nurse to complete her course of training in its entirety at the hospital, the institution having only been open three years.  Miss Lund was presened [sic] with a number of gifts useful in her profession.  Refreshments were served and dancing enjoyed.

Source:  Knoxville Journal and Tribune – October 22, 1920 – Page 3

The 1920 Federal Census for Riverside does not contain Miss Lund.  The 1920 Knoxville City Directory lists Miss Borgahilda Lund as a nurse, working and residing at Riverside Hospital.  No further information about her has been located.


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