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Author Archives: Courtney Bailey
Contributed by Ashley McGhee Whittle By the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, sanitaria had become a health craze and in the tourist destination of Asheville. The sanitaria became a mecca for those suffering from tuberculosis and other ailments. The … Continue reading
Contributed by Leah Tams and Robert Allen Since our presentation at the 2019 SNCA Conference, the Community Histories Workshop (CHW) at UNC Chapel Hill has continued its excavation of historical records from the Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. … Continue reading
Contributed by Erin Allsop, Archivist at Central Piedmont Community College Central Piedmont’s nursing program is the oldest nursing program in the N.C. Community College System and has graduated more than 3,000 students since its inception. When the Associate Degree program … Continue reading
Here begins a series of posts celebrating SNCA’s 2020 Archives Month theme of “20th Century Health and Medicine.” This post was contributed by Dawne Lucas. This post originally appeared on the “For the Record” blog of the University of North … Continue reading