Black Doctors, Dentists Receive Equal Privileges at KGH (1942)

Tenn. Hospital Personnel Is Rated Equally No Longer a Difference Between Colored, White Physicians, Dentists by Dr. O. B. Taylor Knoxville, Tenn. — (ANP) — Through the efforts of the East Tennessee Hospital association, Negro physicians and dentists have been … Continue reading

City Investigates Unsanitary Claims at KGH (1919)

Grave Charges Made Against Hospital Nurses Conditions at Knoxville Institution Investigated by City Board Knoxville, Tenn., April 24. — Charges that conditions at the Knoxville General Hospital are unsanitary, that regulations of the institution are not adequate to determine the … Continue reading

Cancer Research at KGH Clinic (1951)

New Cancer Find Held ‘Promising’ ‘Several’ Melanoma Victims Get Respite with Radioactive Iodine in Knoxville Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 10 (AP) — A cooperative research group made up of Knoxville doctors and University of Tennessee scientists has stumbled on a promising … Continue reading

Carnegie Report Derides Tennessee Medical Schools (1910)

Attack Made on Tennessee More Low-Grade Medical Schools than any State Carnegie Foundation Formulates Accusation Some Excuses Made for the Alleged Conditions, but the State Is Charged with Making the Worst use of the Means at Its Command New York, … Continue reading

City Agrees To Add Black Nurses at KGH (1952)

Hire Five Nurses at Tenn. Hospital Knoxville, Tenn. — (ANP) — Knoxville General hospital, municipally owned, is to have five additional Negro nurses, bringing the total number to nine. Three years ago, by agreement reached between the hospital officials, city … Continue reading

LMU Hospital Almost Became First Baptist Facility

Baptists May Assume Lincoln Hospital Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 18. — (Special.) — Lincoln Memorial hospital, valued at $100,000, located at Knoxville, but the property of Lincoln Memorial university at Harrogate, which is soon to be closed for financial reasons, may … Continue reading

Fort Sanders’ Student Nurse Injured in 1940

Injured Nurse Is back in Training A familiar face returned today to the student nursing staff at Fort Sanders Hospital. Miss Margaret Norris, who suffered a skull fracture in April in an automobile accident near Whittle Springs resumed her training … Continue reading

Fort Sanders 20 Years Old (1940)

Hospital Launched Feb. 22, 1920; Party Is Held A little more than 20 years ago, two doctors were busy at old Lincoln Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Kyle Copenhaver had a non-infectious patient.  The late Dr. L. L. Sheddan had an infectious … Continue reading

Leader of Black Nursing Association Spoke in Knoxville in 1940

Mabel K. Staupers Will Speak Here Local Colored Nurses Will Hear Her Mrs. Mabel K. Staupers, executive secretary of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses, will come to Knoxville Tuesday, March 5, to address a series of meetings of … Continue reading