Some Knoxville Hospitals Are just a Memory

Robert J. Booker, Opinion Columnist, Knoxville News SentinelPublished March 13, 2019 A few weeks ago I invited Johnny Ford, former mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama, and Judith Tolbert of Fairbanks, Alaska, both members of the Knoxville College Board of Trustees, to … Continue reading

Last KGH Emergency Patient Was First UT ER Patient

These photos, probably from the Knoxville Journal, were published in August, 1956.  They show James Daughtery on his arrival at the then-closed KGH Emergency Room and afterward at the new UT Hospital Emergency Room.Dr. James Lett provided this clipping. … Continue reading

Annual Convention of Physicians in Knoxville (1892)

The Meeting Is Over.  Annual Convention of State Doctors Adjourns.  Some Papers Read Yesterday Morning.  A Visit to the Medical College and Lyon’s View Made The state doctors who have been in session here for the past three days have … Continue reading

City Hospital: City Council & Financial Reports in the 1880’s and 90’s

The City Fathers.  Regular Meeting of the City Council last Night The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in the council chamber at the city hall last night in regular session. … City Book-keeper Richards read the following statement of … Continue reading

Delicate Operation Performed at Knoxville College in 1903

Delicate Operation Performed in Knoxville by Dr. R. F. Boyd, of Nashville (Nashville Banner.) Dr. R. F. Boyd, colored, of Nashville, has returned from Knoxville where he successfully performed a most delicate surgical operation.  The Knoxville Journal and Tribune of … Continue reading