Hospitals Increase Nurses’ Pay and Raise Rates (1966)

4 Knox Hospitals To Hike Room Rates Nurses’ Pay To Be Raised Knoxville News-Sentinel, August 23, 1966 [page not indicated on clipping] All four of Knoxville’s major hospitals will again raise their room rates effective Sept. 1, the third rate … Continue reading

Knoxville Hospitals’ Desegregation Status About 1963

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Howard-Henderson Hospital Bought by Three Surgeons

Howard-Henderson Hospital Bought by Three Surgeons Knoxville Journal, November 28, 1945, Page 1 Three young Knoxville surgeons — all of whom served with the U. S. Army Medical Corps — yesterday signed a contract for the purchase of Howard-Henderson Hospital … Continue reading

Jane Keller, RN, Retires

Miss Keller Retires from Hospital Career Knoxville Journal, January 28, 1967, Page 3 “Quietly and without fanfare,” that’s how Miss Jane Keller did her work through many years at Knoxville General Hospital and, since 1952, at Eastern State Psychiatric Hospital. … Continue reading

Jane Keller’s Career Featured in 1963

Jane Keller’s Nearing End of Fourth ‘Nursing Life’ by Dwayne Summar – Knoxville News-Sentinel, May 19, 1963, Page B-16 Back in 1921, a young Sevier County girl climbed the steps of old General Hospital on Cleveland Place, defying a Victorian … Continue reading

First Knoxville Hospital Listed in 1885

First Hospital in Knoxville Listed in 1885 Makeshift Institution for Care of Patients Located in Old Strong Home by Peggy Levy Knoxville Journal, April 26, 1936 [page not indicated on clipping] What is almost our first thought today when illness … Continue reading

Hospital Was Luxury in 1880’s Knoxville

Hospital Was Luxury in ‘80s First Had Few Beds by Henry Evans – Knoxville News-Sentinel, Aug 18, 1961, Page C-10 Only a year or so before the first copies of The Knoxville Sentinel were inked and sold, Knoxvillians had discovered … Continue reading