Black Doctors, Dentists Receive Equal Privileges at KGH (1942)

Tenn. Hospital Personnel Is Rated Equally No Longer a Difference Between Colored, White Physicians, Dentists by Dr. O. B. Taylor Knoxville, Tenn. — (ANP) — Through the efforts of the East Tennessee Hospital association, Negro physicians and dentists have been … Continue reading

Carnegie Report Derides Tennessee Medical Schools (1910)

Attack Made on Tennessee More Low-Grade Medical Schools than any State Carnegie Foundation Formulates Accusation Some Excuses Made for the Alleged Conditions, but the State Is Charged with Making the Worst use of the Means at Its Command New York, … Continue reading

City Agrees To Add Black Nurses at KGH (1952)

Hire Five Nurses at Tenn. Hospital Knoxville, Tenn. — (ANP) — Knoxville General hospital, municipally owned, is to have five additional Negro nurses, bringing the total number to nine. Three years ago, by agreement reached between the hospital officials, city … Continue reading

Leader of Black Nursing Association Spoke in Knoxville in 1940

Mabel K. Staupers Will Speak Here Local Colored Nurses Will Hear Her Mrs. Mabel K. Staupers, executive secretary of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses, will come to Knoxville Tuesday, March 5, to address a series of meetings of … Continue reading