• Nurse on the roof

    Woman in uniform standing next to chimney on a roof, reading a document.

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  • Slaves -- 1854 Medical receipt

    Thos. M Dupree to Duke. Receipted statement for medical service to Duke and a Negro woman.

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  • The Insane Asylum of Tenn., circa 1859

    Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873

    A page from a mounted and bound volume of twenty-five pen-and-ink wash drawings, and two pen-and-ink maps of Nashville created by William A. Eichbaum during the 1850s. Eichbaum was a Nashville booksel…

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  • Pediatric nurses

    Three nurses attend to a child in the hospital. (Photo marked for publication.)

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  • Nurses' Hemlines

    "YO-YO HEMLINES were out and no options allowed for students at Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1928. This photo, which recently was found at the hospital, shows the 54 students that fall wear…

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  • City Hospital in Black and White

    “City Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. -- this is a very -- pretty place around the Hospital. -- I just saw your fella -- I mean I will -- tell you all when -- I see you ever your friend Katie A” [handwritten…

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  • St. Joseph's Hospital float

    Two nurses (identified on back as Catherine Dwyer and Kathryn Smythe, aka Mrs. Marvis Campbell) on a parade float.

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  • "Dr. Pearce was a leader for women"

    Price, Stephen D

    "...One of two women in her class to graduate from the University of Tennessee Medical School in 1950, she was a pioneer for women in medicine... -- ...Dr. Pearce became the first woman to be appointe…

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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Plate 13A]

    1 map; 58 x 75 cm. A plat map of Nashville, Tennessee, originally published in 1908 by G. M. Hopkins Company, showing the various buildings, landscapes, acreage, and street routes for several blocks o…

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  • "The South Accepts Capable Women in the Professions" (photos)

    Wathen, Marie

    Two images accompany an article on women in medical professions. -- Top right: "Highly specialized is the nurse anaesthetist. Here is Miss Lucille Archer at the Baptist." -- Lower left: "The south has…

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  • Portrait of Nurses

    Twenty-six nurses pose for a group portrait.

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  • Nurses learning to serve tea

    "Training in social graces is part of the education of a registered nurse. Methodist Hospital students, pictured above, are receiving a lesson in serving tea."

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  • Nurses in nursery

    Two student nurses in nursery.

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  • Dr. Allan Granoff

    Dr. Allan Granoff explains the mathematics of DNA to a male and female. (Photo marked for publication.)

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  • "Women Turn To Careers In Pharmacy"

    "Dr. Mary Johne Hickman (Left) And Miss Elizabeth Stima On The Job"

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  • "'Nurse Practitioners' Ready to Aid Doctors"

    Williams, David

    "Eight registered nurses, the first students in a pilot program at the University of Tennessee Medical Units, returned to their jobs today with skills which their instructors said will enable them to…

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  • Oral history interview with Betty Chiles Nixon, 2007 June 19

    Excerpts from an interview with Nashville business and civic leader Betty Chiles Nixon conducted on 19 June 2007 by James T. Havron as part of the Nashville Public Library's Nashville Business Leaders…

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  • Medicine Hospitals - Second Hospital Building

    Artistic rendering of the second building of the St. Joseph Hospital, presumably from late 1889.

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  • A. D. Byas

    A property owner and physician, Dr. Byas was the president of the North Memphis Drug Company at the turn of the century.

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  • "Filipino Nurses Ask Transfers"

    "City of Memphis Hospital officials today said they will meet Thursday with a group of Filipino nurses who want to transfer to hospitals in other parts of the country. -- During the past year, 101 Fil…

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