Knoxville Celebrates Opening of St. Mary’s in 1930

Community rallied to raise funds for ‘modern’ new St. Mary’s hospital, then turned out to celebrate Need for hospital caused community to rally, then celebrate by Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel (April 29, 2012) On a warm spring afternoon, … Continue reading

Bonzella Burgess Cook’s Bequest to Nursing Program

Bonzella was a precious person, friend, and nurse.  She is sorely missed by all whose lives she touched, especially the students who learned the art and practice of nursing from a KGH-trained professional. TCAT Recipient of $80,000 Scholarship Fund Donation … Continue reading

Nursing Students of Johnson City Memorial Hospital

This list is taken from the TN State Library & Archives finding aid for Record Group 97.  Accuracy of spelling and dates have not been verified. There is no information in the finding aid regarding completeness of the list.  The … Continue reading

Nursing Students of Chamberlain Memorial Hospital, Rockwood

This list is taken from the TN State Library & Archives finding aid for Record Group 97.  Accuracy of spelling and dates have not been verified. There is no information in the finding aid regarding completeness of the list.  The … Continue reading

Nursing Students of Newell & Newell Hospital, Chattanooga (partial list)

This list is taken from the TN State Library & Archives finding aid for Record Group 97.  Accuracy of spelling and dates have not been verified. The list is incomplete, based on newspaper reports of graduates.  In 1948, Newell Hospital … Continue reading

West-Ellis Chattanooga ANA Members, 1929-1936

Data in the table below were drawn from rosters compiled on American Nurses Association Form “A” with the heading Tennessee State Nurses Association — District 4 — West-Ellis Hospital Alumnae Association — Address 612 West 9th St., Chattanooga, Tenn. These … Continue reading

Chattanooga Nurses in World War I Service

Local Nurses Going Over Sea Chattanooga Furnishes Goodly Number of Graduates for War Work One Is now in France Applicants Well Qualified and No Reason Why They Should Not Be Accepted If the graduate nurses from the different hospitals in … Continue reading

Evelyn Gamblin Bryan, a Nursing Legacy

Evelyn Gamblin Bryan died May 15, 2021, at the age of 94.  She was a World War II Cadet Corps Nurse and 1945 graduate of Appalachian Hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee.  After “returing” from nursing, Evelyn spent 30 years as … Continue reading

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