Amy Young Cox Harshman Honored by DAR in 2020

DAR honors Homesteader, nurse ‘Miss Amy’ by Diane Alenitsch Chronicle contributor – Dec 11, 2020 Family, friends and The Crab-Orchard Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, recently joined together to honor Amelia Young Cox Harshman, 1890-1988, affectionately known as “Miss … Continue reading

1910 Federal Census of Lincoln Memorial Hospital

This enumeration was made 26 April 1910 at the hospital location on Cleveland Place in the 11th Ward of the City of Knoxville. Based on Census rules, individuals enumerated were permanent residents of the institution.  Some nurses were listed as … Continue reading

LMU Hospital School of Nursing 1913

The pages displayed below were scanned from the LMU Hospital Medical School’s yearbook, Neoplasm, published in 1913.  The nursing school section was entitled the “Accessory.” Miss Orlena Ewing Painter, possibly an earlier graduate of LMU nursing school, was Directress of … Continue reading

LMU Graduate Ophelia Hornsby Appointed to First State Nursing Board in 1911

Miss Ophelia Hornsby on State Nurse Board Knoxville Woman is East Tennessee Member of New Commission ———————————— Board’s Duties Defined ———————————— To Issue Certificates to Nurses, After Proper Examinations ———————————— (Sentinel-News Special.) Nashville, May 5. — Gov. Hooper, acting under … Continue reading

Pauline Greer Shoemaker, Class of 1947

Pauline Greer Shoemaker, “Polly”, passed away on early Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2019, in Florida. She is survived by her four children, Karen Greer Simmons (husband Peter) W. R. Shoemaker (Randy), Therese Shoemaker Brown (husband Kent) and Jeffrey M. Shoemaker … Continue reading

UT Medical Center Photo Retrospective

University of Tennessee Isotopic Research Hospital opened in August, 1956, and became the successor to Knoxville General Hospital in addition to adding numerous new medical options to the region. The last graduating class from KGH finished its clinical hours at … Continue reading