Lucille Dobson Goggans, 1913 Graduate

We have not yet been able to verify Lucille Dobson Goggans was a graduate of KGH.  Research continues.   Mrs. Roy Goggans, Ex-Head of Nurses at TB Clinic, Dies Mrs. Roy Goggans, former matron and superintendent of nurses at Woodlawn … Continue reading

Museum at Mountain Home’s Nursing Exhibits Expand

ETSU Nursing Program Celebrating 60 Years JOHNSON CITY (September 30, 2014) – Dr. Wendy Nehring isn’t sure what the next 60 years will hold for East Tennessee State University’s College of Nursing, but if they are anything like the program’s … Continue reading

Blood Transfusion Costs in 1950

Blood Transfusion Costs Cut; 2 Hospitals Ask 2 Pints for 1 Knoxville News-Sentinel, September 13, 1950 [page not indicated on clipping] Service charges and other costs for blood transfusions have been reduced in some Knoxville hospitals, but two hospitals are … Continue reading

Two Hospitals Raise Room Rates (1953)

Two Hospitals Here Raise Room Rates Knoxville Journal, April 8, 1953 [page not indicated on clipping] Rates on rooms at two of Knoxville’s four hospitals have been raised, officials said yesterday. St. Mary’s Hospital officials announced that the basic room … Continue reading

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

Details of Knoxville’s Purchase of LMU Hospital

Lincoln Memorial Hospital Will Become City’s Property for Sale Price of $65,000 City Commissioners Agree on Preposition Made by Trustees of Lincoln Memorial University. Hospital Property Acquired by Deal Will Become a Part of Knoxville General Hospital. Improvement of Buildings … Continue reading

Memories of William Howell, M. D.

Monument Honors “Beloved” Dr. Boyd by Charles V. Patton – Knoxville Journal, January 29, 1956, Page 3-D There stands at the corner of Gay Street and West Main Avenue entrance to Knoxville County Court House, a marble monument imposing in … Continue reading

Knoxville Hospitals’ Desegregation Status About 1963

The following image is a page from a publication that was found on-line.  Click here to view the image in its original PDF format. Click the image below to view a larger version. … Continue reading

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