“People with Vacant Heads” — Inmates at Lyon’s View in 1889

People with Vacant Heads.  The Lyon’s View Hospital and some of Its Strangely Marked Inmates — a Mother of Fifteen Children In company with Dr. L. J. Price, a Journal representative drove to Lyon’s View insane asylum yesterday afternoon and … Continue reading

Investigation of Lyon’s View Insane Hospital in 1889

To Be Thoroughly Done.  The Investigation of the Lyon’s View Insane Hospital Several members of the special committees appointed by the legislature to investigate the Lyon’s View hospital, the University and the branch prison at Coal Creek, including Senator West … Continue reading

The Knoxville City Hospital — an Essay by B. D. Bosworth in 1896

In one of our last week’s daily papers appeared the splendid article of Dr. S. R. Miller, which gave to the people of Knoxville the clearest possible conception of “The Ideal Hospital.” In striking contrast to this delightful exhibition of … Continue reading

TMC’s Success; City Needs a Hospital — Newspaper Editorial in 1890

Knoxville Should Have a Hospital The Tennessee Medical college, now nearing the close of its first session, has been successful beyond the most sanguine expectations of its incorporators and faculty.  There are few medical colleges in the country that started … Continue reading

The Proposed Hospital: A Letter to the Editor in 1895

The Proposed Hospital.  A Well Citizen Expresses Himself on the Subject Editor Journal:  The suggestion has come from some quarter (and certainly not too soon) that Knoxville stands in need of an “up-to-date” Hospital.  The present small and incomplete City … Continue reading

Military Hospital at Camp Poland, Knoxville, in 1898

At Knoxville.  War Investigating Commission Inspects the Division Hospital in that City Camp Poland, Knoxville, Tenn., Oct. 30. — Nine members of the war investigating commission party reached Knoxville today. They visited the division hospital and examined closely into the … Continue reading