Historical Images Documenting Duke Health

These images document the history of Duke Health's academic, clinical, and research activities beginning in 1927. All materials included in this collection are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives. In honor of Duke Health's 75th Anniversary, The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation, Inc. supported "The Foundations of Excellence," a digitization project that identified over 600 representative historic photographs from our first 3 decades.

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Employees celebrate Soul Day

August 1978
Duke Health employees gather around a piano as part of Soul Day celebrations. From left Pam Rochelle, Emergency Room; Frenchee Wiggins, Tumor...

Duke North staff check new exchange carts

December 1979
Katy Evans, Phyllis Swearengen, and Mary Ann Peter from nursing services inspect the new exchange carts at Duke North.

Radiology records clerk

December 1979
Bernice Fleming, Medical Records Clerk Senior in Radiology, poses at her desk.

Frederick Bernheim

Frederick Bernheim was a member of the original faculty as professor of pharmacology from 1930 to 1976. He was also chief of the biochemical...

Nurses check patient

November 1978
Janet Piro, RN and Margaret Brooks, LPN check a patient on the Osler ward.

Elizabeth Jones, LPN

April 1979
Elizabeth Jones, LPN

Sib Ghosh, RN

October 1978
Sib Ghosh, RN on Long ward poses outside.

Hospital laundry workers in assembly line

Duke hospital laundry workers handle linens in an assembly line.

Wilt Gower, Laundry

Hospital laundry employee Wilt Gower unloads instruments from a laundry cart.

Richard Sherman Lyman

Lyman received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1921). He worked in Leningrad with Ivan P. Pavlov in the...