Knoxville’s Hospitals — a 1917 Overview

The hospitals of this city are very interesting in their every detail. There are about thirty-five hospitals and sanitariums in Knoxville. The Knoxville General is constructed of beautiful red brick, with all the walls covered with green trailing vines. The … Continue reading

Knoxville Hospitals 80-Year Retrospective in 1961

Hospital Was Luxury in ’80’s – First Had few Beds by Henry Evans Only a year or so before the first copies of the Knoxville News Sentinel were inked and sold, Knoxvillians had discovered a new luxury – the hospital. … Continue reading

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