The first class of graduating students, dressed in traditional caps and gowns, plant ivy to commemorate commencement ceremonies. The entrance to the original School of Medicine (completed in 1930) is now referred to as the Davison Building.
Moseley Award winners at the School of Nursing commencement ceremony for Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Pictured are Annette Baker, Carolyn Beethan, Denise Herrore, dean of the school Ruby Wilson, Carswell Hoots, and Sandra Pettit.
Robert Lee Flowers addresses faculty and house staff during the tenth anniversary celebration of the School of Medicine, held from November 29-30, 1940. Flowers was President of Duke University from 1941 to 1949.
Wilburt Davison (holding shovel) and John McGovern replanting the Osler ivy outside of the Davison Building. The first School of Medicine graduating class originally planted ivy in 1932 to commemorate commencement ceremonies.