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

Knoxville Hospitals 80-Year Retrospective in 1961

Hospital Was Luxury in ’80’s – First Had few Beds by Henry Evans Only a year or so before the first copies of the Knoxville News Sentinel were inked and sold, Knoxvillians had discovered a new luxury – the hospital. … 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

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

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

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