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

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

Knoxville’s Denominational Hospitals Desegregated

Church Hospitals All Desegregated Without Incident The Knoxville News-Sentinel, August 4, 1963, Page A-9 Knoxville’s three denominational hospitals desegregated last week and underwent the change “smoothly,” the hospital administrators said. Baptist, Presbyterian and St. Mary’s (Catholic) came to a final … Continue reading

Price of Blood at Knoxville Hospitals in 1954

Price of Blood and Method of Repayment Differ at Each of Knox’s Four Hospitals Knoxville News-Sentinel, January 7, 1954, Page 10 A person sick enough to need a blood transfusion has neither the time nor the strength to make a … 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