From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Hospitals and Nurse Training Schools for Negroes in KY, 1921-22

The names of the hospitals and nurse training schools for Negroes in Kentucky are listed on p. 371 of the 1921-22 Negro Year Book [available at Google Book Search]. Three facilities were listed in the 1916 Negro Year Book [available at Google Book Search], and that number had increased to six by 1921.
  • Anderson Sanitarium in Somerset, KY. The facility, a tuberculosis treatment clinic, was owned by James S. Anderson, a doctor of herbal medicine. The three story structure was referred to as Unity Hill Sanitarium. For more see the NKAA entry for James S. Anderson.
  • King's Daughters Hospital in Shelbyville, KY.
  • Citizen's National Hospital in Louisville, KY. The two story brick building, which was located on Green Street, was built by the faculty of the Louisville National Medical College. For more see the NKAA entries for Citizen's Auxiliary Hospital and Louisville National Medical College.
  • Red Cross Sanitarium in Louisville, KY. For more information see the Red Cross Hospital entry in NKAA.
  • Colored Annex Mercy Memorial Hospital in Paris, KY. The hospital's name was actually Massie Hospital; it was located on Cameron Street in Paris, KY.
  • Booker T. Washington Hospital in Middlesboro, KY.

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References

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NKAA Entry: Anderson, John James [AKA James S. Anderson] [Anderson's Administrator v. Darland]
NKAA Entry: Citizen's Auxiliary Hospital (Louisville, KY)
NKAA Entry: Louisville National Medical College
NKAA Entry: Red Cross Hospital and Nurse Training Department (Louisville, KY)

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“Hospitals and Nurse Training Schools for Negroes in KY, 1921-22,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 13, 2018, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2267.

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