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Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

Collection Information

Title

Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

Description

This exhibit is a collection of historical documents and information that outline the 84 year history of the Grady Hospital School of Nursing. As a collection of primary sources--including photographs, oral histories, newspaper articles, and school administrative correspondence, minutes, printed material--this exhibit tells the story of the rise, progression, and eventual closing of the Grady School of Nursing.

Creator

Traci Drummond; Kathleen LaPorte

Source

Grady Hospital School of Nursing records, L1984-47, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Date

October 2017

Language

English

IMAGE Ludie Clay Andrews
Photo of a yearbook page including an image of Ludie Clay Andrews founder of Grady Municipal School of Nursing image and history the Grady Municipal training school for nurses.

IMAGE Nancy Cordelle Wooten
Image from the 1951 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of Nancy Wooten Associate Director of Nursing.

IMAGE Annie Bess Feebeck
Photo from Gady School of Nursing 1951 yearbook of Annie Bess Feebeck, director of Grady School of Nursing.

IMAGE Frances Hammett
Photo from the 1955 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of Frances Hammett, director of nursing.

IMAGE Dorothy Johnston
Photo from the 1951 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of Dorothy Johnston,

IMAGE Elizabeth McClellan
Photo from the 1955 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of Elizabeth McClellan

IMAGE Claire Keane
Photo from the 1956 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of Claire Keane, director of nursing education

IMAGE Bernice Dixon
Photo from the 1966 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of Bernice Dixon, director of nursing education.

IMAGE Margaret Citrenbaum
Photo from the 1958 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of Margaret Citrenbaum, director of nursing education.

IMAGE nursing anatomy class
Photo from the 1956 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of an anatomy class at the Grady School of Nursing.

IMAGE Capping Ceremony
Photo from the 1955 Grady Municipal Training School for Colored Nurses yearbook of a capping ceremony.

IMAGE student activities sketch
Photo of a page from the 1951 Grady School of Nursing with sketches of different extracurricular activities offered at the school.

IMAGE Grady School of Nursing Charter
Photo of the Charter signed in 1898 to create Grady Memorial School of Nursing. This image was taken from the 1982 Grady School of Nursing yearbook.

IMAGE School Charter for Grady Memorial Hospital Municipal Training School for Colored Nurses
Signed school Charter for Grady Memorial Hospital Municipal Training School for Colored Nurses (1917). Photo was taken from Grady School of Nursing 1982 yearbook.

IMAGE Grady School of Nursing Alma Mater
Photo of Grady School of Nursing Alma Mater from the 1971 Grady School of Nursing yearbook.

IMAGE Grady School of Nursing uniforms through the years
Photo from Grady School of Nursing 1976 yearbook of nursing student uniform.

IMAGE
Page from the 1961 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of the Grady Municipal Training School for Colored Nurses nursing cap and history.

IMAGE nursing cap poem
Page from the 1955 Grady School of Nursing yearbook with a poem about nurses and the nursing cap.

IMAGE Grady School of Nursing graduating class of 1982
Page from the 1982 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of the last graduating class from the Grady School of Nursing.

IMAGE Grady School of Nursing Early Graduating Classes
Page from the Grady School of Nursing 1982 yearbook showing photos of the graduating nursing classes from 1900 through 1905.

IMAGE Grady School of Nursing students in uniform
Image from the Grady School of Nursing 1982 yearbook of nursing students wearing different versions of the Grady School of Nursing uniforms.

IMAGE Grady School of Nursing cap and pin
Photo of Grady School of Nursing cap and pin from the Grady School of Nursing 1982 yearbook.

IMAGE of Grady School of nursing cap and pin
Image from the Grady School of Nursing 1982 yearbook of Grady School of nursing cap and pin

NEWSPAPER: "Grady asked to Integrate ALL Facilities"
The Atlanta Constitution article titled, "Grady asked to Integrate ALL Facilities," published August 4, 1961.

NEWSPAPER:"Negro Physician Condemn Grady Racial Discrimination"
Newspaper article titled "Negro Physician Condemn Grady Racial Discrimination" in August 1960.

NEWSPAPER: "Turner Opposes Grady Integration"
The Atlanta Constitution article titled "Turner Opposes Grady Integration," published August 5, 1961.

NEWSPAPER: "Panel Considering Grady Integration"
The Atlanta Constitution titled, "Panel Considering Grady Integration," published October 3, 1961.

NEWSPAPER: "Negroes' Suit Demands Full Grady Hospital Integration"
Newspaper article titled, "Negroes' Suit Demands Full Grady Hospital Integration," published in 1962.

NEWSPAPER: "Negroes' Suit Demands Full Grady Hospital Integration"
Newspaper article titled, "Negroes' Suit Demands Full Grady Hospital Integration," published in 1962.

NEWSPAPER: "Grady Memorial Hospital Announcing The Opening of its School of Practical Nursing"
The Atlanta Journal The Atlanta Constitution article titled," Grady Memorial Hospital Announcing The Opening of its School of Practical Nursing September 8, 1952" published July 20, 1952

NEWSPAPER: "Class of '82"
The Atlanta Constitution article titled, "Class of '82," published 1982

NEWSPAPER: "Grady Nurses' Cap Pleated as Reminder"
Atlanta Journal-Constitution article titled, "Grady Nurses' Cap Pleated as Reminder," published December 14, 1975

NEWSPAPER: "An Institution Dies Hospital authority Votes The Close Grady Nursing School"
Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper article titled, "An Institution Dies Hospital authority Votes The Close Grady Nursing School," published January 30, 1980.

Map of the Hospital & School Campus
Map of the Hospital & School Campus

DOCUMENT: The Cap of the White Nurse, Grady Memorial Hospital
Document with a sketch and description of the Grady School of Nursing white student nursing cap

DOCUMENT: Wooten-itis Poem
A document with a poem entitled Wooten-itis, describing the life and demands of being a student nurse at Grady School of Nursing from the perspective of a husband.

1933 class of the Grady Municipal Training School for Colored Nurses
Eight graduates from the 1933 class of the Grady Municipal Training School for Colored Nurses pose for a picture holding their diplomas. The woman second from the left is holding a trophy.

"Map" of Grady Curriculum
Page from the 1962 Grady Hospital School of Nursing yearbook of a sketch of the classes and curriculum of Grady Memorial Hospital.

Image of construction of Grady Memorial Hospital
Image from the 1956 Grady Memorial School of Nursing yearbook of the construction of Grady Memorial Hospital building.

Grady Memorial School of Nursing Graduating Class of 1982
Image from the 1982 Grady Hosptial School of Nursing yearbook of the class of 1982.

Admission requirements for Grady School of Nursing for 1965
Document describing admission requirements for Grady School of Nursing for 1965

Grady School of Nursing pinning ceremony
Image from the 1982 Grady School of Nursing yearbook of the nurses capping ceremony

Oral history recorded by Traci Drummond on behalf of Georgia State University Library for our newly established Grady Nurses Collection. Interviewees include Geneva Cox Boykin and Judy Clary.
This interview includes information on Mrs. Boykin’s…

Grady School of Nursing Valentines Dance
Image from the Grady School of Nursing 1962 yearbook of the nurses valentine's day dance

Capping ceremony image from the Grady School of Nursing 1982 yearbook
Capping ceremony image from the Grady School of Nursing 1982 yearbook

Prints of Grady School of Nursing recruitment pamphlets
Cover prints of Grady School of Nursing recruitment pamphlets.

Traci Drummond interviewing Linda Wilson for the Grady School of Nursing oral history project. Mrs. Wilson discusses her childhood, time as a student at the Grady School of Nursing, and her career in nursing.